End of Line Automotive Plant Instructor – Michigan


Technology Drive, MI

Date Posted:



United States of America


MI303: 1919 Technology Drive, Troy 1919 Technology Drive Suite H, Troy, MI, 48083-4245 USA


Technology is evolving quickly, and our team is on the lines at automotive plants to ensure our high-tech knowledge is transferred to those on the line building our vehicles. Raytheon Professional Services (RPS) is hiring an End of Line Automotive Plant Instructor specializing in vehicle electric systems who will be responsible for analysis, research, development and delivery of manufacturing processes and technical launch training. On-site support to Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) vehicle assembly plants in the US, Canada and Mexico.

The successful candidate will receive a $3,000 sign-on bonus within their first 30 days of employment.

It is important to note that this position is based out of the Troy, Michigan area in order to effectively serve our customers. Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

Roles and responsibilities include:

  • Provide on-site training and support at each of the OEM vehicle assembly plants
  • Instruct and consult plant process and repair personnel to improve their understanding of the vehicle and its highly intricate and interconnected systems and subsystems
  • Present and demonstrate efficient and effective methods of diagnosing and correcting vehicle assembly, vehicle electrical systems and sub-system deficiencies
  • Conduct root cause analysis to accurately identify the cause(s) of assembly and vehicle deficiencies
  • Act as the training liaison between product/manufacturing engineering and general assembly by creating, designing and developing training materials related to vehicle assembly process, electrical harness manufacture, vehicle electrical system architectures and schematics
  • Communicate and share lessons learned, developed training materials and information gathered in support of one plant project with remaining plants on a timely basis
  • Analyze and identify future training needs for each of the OEM vehicle assembly plants
  • Support and participate in plant launch meetings and provide training reports to Raytheon management, the OEM management and OEM launch teams
  • Interface with engineering, component suppliers and vendors to validate and develop training materials for the manufacturing process, vehicle and vehicle electrical sub-systems prior to the Start of Regular Production (SORP)
  • Research and compile manufacturing processes and technical information to be included in training course materials, such as, but not limited to engineering schematics, work in process service information, engineering documents, engineering math data and manufacturing reports

Required Skills

  • Minimum five years’ experience as an automotive technician, automotive instructor and/or manufacturing instructor, to include,
  • One year experience with OEM or an aftermarket / independent repair facility
  • Demonstrated knowledge of automotive systems from an advanced diagnostics perspective
  • Demonstrated knowledge of OEM manufacturing tracking and reporting systems
  • Demonstrated knowledge of OEM manufacturing dynamic vehicle testing systems
  • Development of professional training materials using pre-launch documents
  • Effectively conduct one-on-one and group presentations
  • Must have experience with and ability to:
  • Accurately reading and interpreting tools such as a digital multimeter, OEM diagnostic scan tool, and other automotive related diagnostic test equipment
  • Interpreting early engineering level electrical schematic diagrams
  • Reading OEM supplier electrical harness prints
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work independently without supervision
  • Extensive travel flexibility; upward of 50% travel, depending upon launch
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Valid Passport

Desired Skills

  • Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification in Electrical is highly desired
  • Bilingual English and Spanish, highly desired
  • Demonstrated presentation skills delivering process and technical training
  • Automotive technical assistance center

Required Education

  • Associates Degree or Certificate in Automotive Technology, engineering or other related discipline
  • High school diploma with eight years' experience as an automotive instructor and/or manufacturing instructor may be considered in lieu of an Associates Degree

Work Environment
Work is performed in both classroom and plant settings. Working in plant areas may involve exposure to various automotive fumes, fluids, noise, smells, sharp edges and bump hazards that require continuous use of personal protective equipment, i.e., safety glasses, gloves, and head protection. Classroom work may involve standing, sitting, walking, occasional lifting (overhead, waist level) from floor, bending, frequent near vision use for reading and computer use.

Physical Requirements
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, bend, kneel, stoop, communicate, reach, and manipulate objects. Duties may involve moving materials weighing up to 35 pounds on a regular basis such as automotive components and equipment, as well as papers, files, boxes, computers, etc. Less frequent requirements for moving materials weighing over 35 pounds do exist with the assistance of lifting and moving equipment, i.e., hoists and lift tables. Manual dexterity and coordination are required over 50% of the work period while working in the plant areas as well as operating equipment such as computer keyboard, monitor, projector, calculator, printer, and standard office equipment.

This position requires a U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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