Prototype Technician


Auburn Hills, MI, US

Entry Level:  Professionals (3+ years)
Function:  R&D/Engineering

Webasto Roof Systems Inc. is currently recruiting for a Prototype Technician located at their Auburn Hills Corporate Office.   


If you have experience with prototype and tool fabrication, then this position might be right for you!   



Job Responsibilities:

  • Prototype tool and die making
  • Is committed to working within the 5S philosophy
  • Supports Testing Department with planning, measuring, and analysis of components as needed
  • Metal forming and bending
  • Custom vehicle builds
  • Design and build assembly and checking fixtures
  • Assembly of prototype parts
  • Design and build test fixtures
  • Metal finishing
  • Follow IATF 16949 procedures
  • Look for continuous improvement ideas through REAP & MCR
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment
  • Willingness to travel


Education & Experience:

  • Associates Degree/ Skilled Trades Certification preferred
  • 5+ years of aluminum and steel welding using MIG and TIG machines
  • 5+ years of die and tool design and fabrication
  • Strong knowledge of metal forming and shaping techniques
  • Strong pneumatic and hydraulic experience
  • Ability to troubleshoot problems and provide solutions
  • Excellent math skills required
  • Ability to lift and carry weights greater than 35 lbs
  • Good verbal, written and documentation skills
  • Excellent attention to detail



Webasto is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against  race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected status. 

Nearest Major Market: Detroit