R&D Technician I

General Summary

Battle Motors (formerly Crane Carrier Company) prides itself on delivering efficient, effective solutions for the heavy-duty truck industry. With the evolution of our new EV technology, we are growing faster than ever. We’re currently searching for an R&D Technician to join our team, help us grow and scale and continue our tradition of success. The R&D Technician is a seasoned medium/heavy duty technician who will help us engineer, install, and validate mechanical and electrical components into R&D vehicles or into production vehicles with new products. 

Role and Responsibilities

  • Install, test fit and validate new and existing parts in terms of quality, functionality, and performance
  • Install new products into existing Medium and Heavy-duty commercial vehicles and testing for functionality
  • Troubleshooting mechanical and electrical component issues within production or prototype vehicles as directed by engineering to verify issues, functionality, or validation
  • Test drives vehicles to ensure proper installation and function
  • Work with engineering and the industrial team to provide direction on prototypes needed and fit, finish and changes needed for further prototypes before moving to component production
  • Provide detailed reporting of work completed daily on all projects
  • Maintain cleanliness of shop and R&D facilities, and maintains proper care and function of all company owned tools
  • Other duties as requested, directed, or assigned.
  • Comfortable with complex problem solving and rapidly changing priorities
  • Comfortable in high pressure environments during rapid ramp up periods with multiple projects simultaneously (as is the case during next twelve months)

    Qualifications and Education Requirements

    • Five to ten years of automotive or heavy duty truck/equipment technician experience
    • ASE Certifications in Medium/HD vehicles highly preferred
    • EV powertrain experience highly preferred 
    • The ability to read 3D CAD/drawing models required

    Preferred Experience and Skills

    • Strong technical skills and mechanical aptitude.
    • Ability to effectively work as part of a team with demonstrated leadership skills.
    • Organizational skills and the ability to manage several different tasks/projects simultaneously.
    • Ability to communicate across the organization 
    • Recognize the Quality Management System in place at CCC and participate in the processes and procedures in the QMS ISO 9001:2015 

    Physical Requirements/Work Environment

    • May be subject to random drug and alcohol testing
    • May be required to lift up to 50 lbs.

        Personal Protective Equipment

        • Safety glasses, steel-toed shoes and hearing protection required in manufacturing areas
        • Employees are required to follow all COVID-19 precautions in place including, but not limited to, use of face coverings and temperature readings
        Crane Carrier Company is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

        New Philadelphia, Ohio