Bertrandt US

Automotive Accessory Engineering Technician

US-NJ-Woodcliff Lake
1 year ago(11/4/2016 10:58 AM)
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The Bertrandt Group has been providing development solutions for the international automotive and aviation industries in Europe, China and the USA for more than 40 years. A total of round 12,500 employees at 51 locations guarantee extensive know-how, sustainable project solutions and a high level of customer orientation. Its main customers include the major manufacturers and numerous system suppliers.


The Accessories Engineering team is responsible for defining market requirements and providing development support and validation of centrally provided and locally sourced Accessories for customers in the Americas.


  • Engineering technical support by providing support to engineer of validation on accessory installation, functionality check and installation instructions.
  • Record and development process for product development and fitment requests.
  • Document all activities and file electronically for future reference.
  • Vehicle test drives for testing and diagnosis.
  • Development and support of Local Sourced Parts and accessory projects.
  • Routine maintenance of vehicle to include but not limited to (fluids exchange, tire replace/seasonal exchange, wipers).
  • Assist in creation / maintenance of process flows to ensure future ISO compliance.
  • Maintain shop equipment and supplies as needed.
  • Follow group policy to ensure vehicle comply to pre-production group standards.
  • Monitoring PuMA system and provide technical support to dealer partners on accessory technical inquiry.
  • Retrofit or install hardware as required.
  • Technical support for quarterly events between departments may include travel.
  • Vehicle Repairs to include but not limited to, (engine, driveline, suspension and emissions).
  • Provide technical support to upkeep a test fleet of vehicles (Prepare fleet vehicles for events).
  • Provide phone support for both internal and external customers.
  • Perform diagnostic, repair, and maintenance work on all engineering fleet vehicles utilizing specific repair procedures, tools, and equipment with efficiency and in accordance company standards.
  • Install prototype Accessories and determine the accuracy in provided instructions.
  • Update vehicle and component software on production and pre-production vehicles using R/D and proprietary software flashing tools.
  • Utilize specific templates and documents for each retrofit to allow for future problem solving.
  • Provide daily support to engineering team to answer PUMA questions in a timely and customer centric manner.
  • Create, test and implement process documents.
  • Attend job required training as requested.


  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant automotive experience.
  • Entry Level Technician with MS office skills preferred.
  • Effective communication, teamwork and interpersonal skills.
  • MS Office skills to include abilities to create process flows and present as required.


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