High Performance Engine Builder in Grand Prairie, TX at LKQ Corporation

Date Posted: 5/22/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Summary:


Develops and improved or new designs for High Performance engines, and testing of engines by performing the following duties



Essential Job Duties:


  • HP engine builder including: Modifying, checking and setting of clearances, and final assembly 

  • Experience operating a Dynamometer machine 

  • Prepare Dynamometer machine for the following procedures: tuning, power ratings, endurance tests and testing of different part combinations

  • Alters or modifies design to obtain specific functional and operational performance

  • Be acclimated to specific parts application and modification process.

  • Be familiar with all necessary steps involved in crating and shipping product.

  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment

  • Be familiar with ATK's Code Of Safe Work Practices.


 

Job Requirements

Basic Qualifications (Minimum Required Experience, Education, Knowledge/Skills/Abilities, Essential Physical Demands):


 


Education & Experience: Must be familiar with Engine Assembly and have own tools; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.



Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.  Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals,  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percentages and to draw and interpret bar graphs.  Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.



Essential Physical Demands/Work Environment: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
LKQ is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a drug free work environment. Employment with LKQ is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check* and may be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screening.
 
*The existence of criminal conviction(s) does not constitute an automatic bar to employment.

Company Overview:

LKQ Corporation (NYSE: LKQ), an S&P 500 and Fortune 500 company, is a leading global value-added distributor of vehicle repair parts and accessories. The Company is the leading North American provider of recycled automotive and aftermarket collision parts as well as specialty accessories for automobiles, trucks, recreational and performance vehicles.

LKQ Europe, with operations located in 15 countries, collectively is the largest distributor of automotive aftermarket mechanical repair parts and related products in Europe, holding leading market positions in the United Kingdom, Italy, The Netherlands, The Czech Republic and Slovakia. Globally, the Company has more than 1,100 operating locations and 40,000 employees.

LKQ has an entrepreneurial, growth orientated culture and since 2005 consolidated revenue has grown at a compound annual rate of 28%. Come join the family and be LKQ Proud!
We offer:

• Competitive Pay 401k Plan with generous employer match
• Insurance Plans for (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability)?
• Paid Holiday leave days and a Paid Time Off Program
• Tuition Reimbursement
• A top-notch leadership team with the experience needed to grow and develop your career