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Test Rider
Yamaha Motor Corp | Newnan, Georgia
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Job Description

Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. is a growing and dynamic organization with superb products that include motorcycles, outboard motors, ATVs, personal watercraft, snowmobiles, jet boats, outdoor power equipment, parts & accessories, apparel, and more. We are a company of enthusiasts and have passion for our products.

Yamaha has an excellent opportunity for a Test Rider to join our Manufacturing facility in Newnan, GA. You will be responsible for using the principles and theories of science, engineering, and mathematics to solve technical problems in research and development, manufacturing, inspection, and maintenance. Their work is more narrowly focused and application-oriented than that of an engineers. They may assist others especially in research and development. Others work in quality control, inspecting products and processes, conducting tests, or collecting data. They may assist in product design, development, or production.

Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

* Provide support and conduct all development tests which include endurance test and bench testing of vehicles.
* Assembling and disassembling the test units for evaluation.
* Write report to communicate all test criteria and findings.
* Performs endurance and performance testing for all vehicles per test procedures and criteria. This will include riding the vehicles off-shore in rough water ocean conditions.
* Conducts post-test disassembly, evaluation and prepares information to be used in determining results and completing reports.
* Assist in the set-up and completion of bench test. This includes designing and constructing temporary test fixtures and equipment as required.
* Maintains all test and evaluation equipment.
* Maintains all work areas according to Yamaha 5S standards.
* Able to comply with all company rules and policies.
* Capable of working with nominal direction and supervision.

Skill Requirements:

* High School diploma or GED required.
* Minimum 2 to 3 years of in-depth Water Vehicle, ATV or Off-road motorcycle riding experience preferred.
* Lift truck driving ability is required.

Preferred Skills:

* Must be capable of driving a truck while pulling a trailer in the transportation of the test vehicles. Requires DOT Health Card.
* Must have excellent interpersonal communication skills, along with working in a team environment.
* Mechanical aptitude with the ability to trouble shoot machinery preferred.
* Fabrication skills using basic shop equipment.
* Computer skills necessary for report writing and documentation.

Physical Requirements:

* Must be able to swim at an above average level in fresh and/or salt water. (if supporting water vehicle product line)
* Extensive Travel required.

About Yamaha Motor Corp

Yamaha ATVs and SxS vehicles are designed, engineered and built tough! Yamaha Motor Corp., USA headquarters are located in Cypress, California.

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