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Advanced Fuel Cell Technician

Who we are
Collaborative. Respectful. A place to dream and do. These are just a few words that describe what life is like at Toyota. As one of the world’s most admired brands, Toyota is growing and leading the future of mobility through innovative, high-quality solutions designed to enhance lives and delight those we serve. We’re looking for diverse, talented team members who want to grow and start their impossible with us.

Who we’re looking for
Toyota’s Fuel Cell Development (FCD) Department is looking for a passionate and highly-motivated Fuel Cell Technician.

The primary responsibility of this role is to instrument test vehicles (light and heavy duty) with proprietary and off-the-shelf test equipment.

Reporting to the Powertrain Manager, the person in this role will support the FCD department's objective to support Light & Heavy Duty Fuel Cell vehicle development for the US market.

What you’ll be doing

• Support vehicle evaluation on public roads and closed test track(s).
• Support data collection and high-level data analysis.
• Support Test Trip planning, oversight and execution.
• Diagnose and repair problems related to vehicle instrumentation, hybrid / Fuel Cell & electrical systems.
• Support resource planning (manpower, budget [direct & capital], JRN management, data acquisition research & procurement, etc.) • Assess and adjust project progress to maintain targets and expectations.
• Monitor and maintain adherence to established policies, procedures & standards.
• Support development and use of Job Instruction Sheets (JIS’), Job Safety Analysis (JSA’s), Risk Assessments (RA’s), etc.
• Build consensus & trust with related stakeholders for positive outcome.
• Domestic & International travel up to 20%.

What you bring

• Associates Degree (or higher) or 2+ years of R&D Experience
• Strong electrical background with emphasis on hybrid, fuel cell and/or electric vehicle systems
• Written & oral communication skills are essential - with attention to details
• Understanding of vehicle evaluation & problem-solving skills
• Excellent driving record
Added bonus if you have:

• Knowledge & (hands-on) working level experience with Toyota hybrid, electric or light/heavy duty fuel cell systems
• Working level experience using data acquisition systems such as Panel 3 / 4, CAN data logger, etc.
• Work level understanding & application of Toyota policies and procedures related to on-road testing

What we’ll bring
During your interview process, our team can fill you in on all the details of our industry-leading benefits and career development opportunities. A few highlights include:

  • A work environment built on teamwork, flexibility and respect
  • Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career, as well as tuition reimbursement
  • Vehicle purchase & lease programs
  • Comprehensive health care and wellness plans for your entire family
  • Flexible work options based on business needs
  • Toyota 401(k) Savings Plan featuring a company match, as well as an annual retirement contribution from Toyota regardless of whether you contribute
  • Paid holidays and paid time off
  • Referral services related to prenatal services, adoption, child care, schools and more
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Relocation assistance (if applicable)

What you should know
Our success begins and ends with our people. We embrace diverse perspectives and value unique human experiences. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that celebrates the diversity of the communities where we live and do business. Applicants for our positions are considered without regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, religion, military or veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.

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To save time applying, Toyota does not offer sponsorship of job applicants for employment-based visas or any other work authorization for this position at this time.