Sr. Engineering Technician

Yazaki is a global leader in the research, development and delivery of vehicle power and data solutions.


Yazaki works with virtually every major auto manufacturer in the world, and we've strived to maintain strategic and stable growth throughout our 83-year history. Today, we're on the lookout for energetic people with the potential to perform, as well as the ability to strengthen - and thrive in - the positive work environment we pride ourselves on.

Location: Canton, MI USA  



What we are looking for:


Yazaki is looking for an Engineering Technician to join our Connector Technical team in Canton, MI.  This person will be responsible for fabrication of parts for engineering testing, including equipment set-up and operation of cut/strip/crimp/weld/Additive machines and/or samples preparation according to customer requests. Provide support to management on technical issues, processes, or products.



What you will be doing:


  • Interpret and comprehend technical information, specifications, and instructions
  • Understand connections technical requirements and design guidelines
  • Execute work according to instructions, processes, and procedures
  • Learn and perform safe operation of equipment/jigs/tools
  • Be an effective communicator & function as a member of a team
  • Provide activities report/status as needed
  • Manage time to achieve deliverables
  • Understand electrical or mechanical properties and packaging or material characteristics
  • Understand DVP&Rs, DFMEAs, DOE’s and other quality related documents and processes
  • Understand USCAR 21, USCAR 38 and USCAR45 requirements,
  • Identify technical issues by applying creative thinking to resolve
  • Trace technical issues and problems to root cause


What you will bring to the table:


  • Associate degree or equivalent experience
  • Relevant technical knowledge of safe tooling/equipment operation, understanding of customer drawings, component specifications, and project timing
  • Ability to manage (internal) customer service and resolve issues both independently and in a team setting
  • Capability of reviewing new components and product requirements and selecting appropriate processing equipment for fabrication.



What we can provide you:


  • A safe collaborative learning work environment that stimulates creativity and exploration
  • Diverse teams of experts
  • Resources from around the globe
  • Supportive leadership and team members to help you do your best work
  • Opportunities for professional growth
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package including incentive compensation, 401K match, tuition assistance and a generous holiday schedule



Yazaki North America is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, disability, handicap, veteran status, or other legally protected status or characteristic. Equal opportunity extends to all aspects of the employment relationship. Yazaki North America complies with federal and state equal employment opportunity laws and strives to keep the workplace free from all forms of harassment.