Job Opportunities at GCAPS
GCAPS offers a range of job opportunities to match to the wide range of experience and education of available candidates. In any of the job opportunities GCAPS has the unique offering of working with global customers from Vehicle OEM, Tire OEMs, and motorsport entities on one of a kind equipment and projects. Exciting work is accomplished each day doing either tire testing, full vehicle testing, or modeling and simulation. GCAPS is consistently doing research and establishing new offerings for our customers and our employees. Along with the great work experience at GCAPS, compensation and benefits are at the high end of the industry. Benefits include retirement contributions, health care, and continuing education support.
If interested, please send your resume to HR@sovamotion.com.
Work is performed throughout a heavy industrial and test facility. Potential hazards include high heat application, proximity of moving machinery, noise, heavy lifting, working at heights, in pits and in confined spaces. Will perform routine service, test set ups, adjustments, installations, repairs and modifications to test equipment, buildings and ground; Perform preventive and predictive tasks associated with test and support equipment. Work with little supervision to complete work on time; Understand and perform lockout/tag out, fall protection, confined space and other safety related procedures. Maintain clean and organized work areas. Proficient at using hand tools, portable electric tools and typical shop stationary equipment. Complete required daily paperwork and make computer entries. Capable of learning to operate test equipment. Capable of using computer programs such as Excel and learning basic programing languages such as Mat Lab.
The Engineer role provides career tracks for engineers whose expertise levels range from trainee to advanced level. Responsibilities include applying engineering principles and practices to projects of varying complexity in specialty areas. Specialty areas may include those requiring knowledge of math, math modeling and simulation, physics, vehicle dynamics, vehicle modeling, vehicle development, tire dynamics, tire mechanics, tire construction, tire materials, test methods, test standards, test data analysis, test definition and preparation.
Duties could involve running of tests via computer interface on servo-hydraulic electric equipment, test preparation, test support, and equipment/facility installation, maintenance, and repair. Also, employee will interface with engineers and customers daily, support day-to-day laboratory operation, and follow and enforce all security and safety procedures.
This job involves mounting and balancing tires for our test lab. The tire technician will remove a tires from a rims, mount a new tires, balance the assembly then move it the test machine and mount it for test. During some test sessions this process will repeat itself every 20 minutes. The tire technician will be expected to follow all safety procedures. The tire technician will also keep the work areas ( floors, benches...) clean as well as the tools, belts, machines and instrumentation. The tire technician will put all tools and supplies back after use. This is an entry level position with opportunity for advancement for the right individual. Attention to detail and a strong work ethic are essential. Second shift and weekend work is common.