PQT Technician & Coordinator

Supervisor, Quality, Technician, Management, Engineers
Full Time
Work from home available

Job Description

Role Summary:
  • Maintain and repair VWGoA corporate vehicles as needed; develop and document repair procedures and validate repair information.
  • Coordinate a team of employees daily or as required during peak workload times under the direction of the Supervisor.
  • Serve as the back-up for the Port Technical Quality Representative as liaison for the factories and VWGoA.
  • Manage and input any of the financial systems or reports exclusive to VWGoA employees and pertinent to VWGoA business.

Role Responsibilities:

Lead Technician/Technical (90%)
  • Repairs, tests, maintains, and updates VW/Audi vehicles to the latest technical level
  • Communicates problems and solutions to VWGoA/VWaG Quality departments
  • Tests vehicles under varying conditions to determine and document cause of problems
  • Evaluates new diagnostic systems and procedures; verifies GFF and service publications
  • Performs and evaluates repairs according to newly developed repair information
  • Provides recommendations to internal departments for modifications to repair procedures
  • Performs accurate and timely analysis of failure modes in assigned models
  • Tests and validates field fixes
  • Provides on-site vehicle launch support; order parts as needed
  • Prioritizes and plans testing procedure sequence
  • Develops and manufactures test fixtures and diagnostic techniques
  • Maintains a clean and orderly work environment, shop tools, and equipment necessary for stop orders

Coordination/Back-up Support (10%)
  • Coordinates a team of employees (under the Supervisor's direction) to perform Stop Orders, PDI, or any other PQT work and works with Supervisor and other team coordinators to organize teams as required
  • Maintains training records for all employees on assigned team
  • Maintains stop order inspection and rework data for all vehicles affected by stop orders; reports all data as requested by Supervisor or Management
  • Inspects MDO vehicles for quality issues; reports findings to appropriate Quality Engineers
  • Maintains data for all MDO Quality inspected vehicles on assigned team; reports data as requested by Supervisor or Management
  • Inspects Paint & Body vehicles for quality issues; reports findings to appropriate Supervisor
  • Reports PDI vehicle data as requested by Supervisor or Management
  • Organizes task force teams as needed


Yeasrs of Experience:
  • 5-7 years of Automotive experience

Education:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Automotive Technology or related field or equivalent - required

Skills:

  • Analytical and conceptual thinking - using logic and reason, creative and strategic
  • Communication skills - interpersonal, presentation and written
  • Computer savvy - skilled in the use of software
  • Integration - joining people, processes or systems
  • Influencing and negotiation skills
  • Problem solving
  • Resource management

Specialized Skills:

Required:

Requires one of the following:
  • Four ASE certifications (A5, A6, A7, A8)
  • Master Volkswagen Technician
  • Audi Master Guild
  • Lead a PQT team under Supervisor direction
  • One ASE Paint Certification

• Extensive Volkswagen and/or Audi product knowledge

• Experience with VW/Audi diagnostic tools and equipment programs

• Extensive experience using VW/Audi wiring diagrams

• Thorough knowledge of the tools and procedures applicable to the trade, and knowledge of safety equipment

• Some accessory installation experience

Desired:

  • German and/or Spanish language skills
  • ASE Master Certification (Automotive and/or Paint Technician)

Work Flexibility:

  • Domestic travel required approximately 10 - 40%
  • International travel required less than 20%
  • Business travel to support launch functions as required - often requires weekend travel (approximately 5%)


Volkswagen Group of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome and encourage applicants from all backgrounds, and do not discriminate based on race, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, color, gender identity/expression, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable laws.

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Dice Id : RTX1bd4a3
Position Id : PQT000047
Originally Posted : 4 months ago
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