Eaton Corporation Test Driver in Marshall, Michigan

Eaton’s Vehicle Group, North America Auto Headquarters is seeking a Test Driver. The Test Driver will be based at our Marshall, MI facility.

The primary function of the Test Driver is the operation of commercial and passenger vehicles for testing and demonstration of Eaton Vehicle Group products. This position is also responsible for routine vehicle maintenance and providing supervision of contract drivers. Candidate must be willing to work any shift and weekends.

Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.

  • You will maintain a satisfactory and safe driving record

  • You will communicate testing results to engineering team

  • You will perform routine vehicle maintenance and check vehicle fluids

  • You will provide supervision and direction to contract drivers.

  • You will interact with customers on a regular basis

  • You will use diagnostic tools for system troubleshooting ( i.e. Service Ranger, Dearborn and Nexiq)

  • You will install and make minor changes to control software

  • You will use mechanical skills such as ability to change out transmission and clutch components as requested (i.e. ECA , XY , ECU and drivelines)

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED from an accredited institution

  • Minimum of 6 Months CDL – Class A driving experience

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship

  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates that currently reside within the immediate geographical area of 50 miles of the Marshall, MI site will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associates degree from an accredited institution

  • Minimum 1 year of customer service experience

  • Doubles or Triple endorsement and construction truck experience is a plus (I.e. dump trucks, cement mixer)

  • Tanker Endorsement

  • Forklift license

  • Oversized and Heavy Haul experience

Position Success Criteria :

  • Ability to travel up to 10%

  • Willing to travel to customer sites for demonstrations for up to 2 weeks

  • Valid CDL with no citations

  • Willing to work any shift and weekends as business dictates

  • Ability to work in teams as well as independently

  • Customer interaction and conflict resolution skills

  • Flexible working hours (able to work all three shifts)

  • Effective communication skills

  • Mechanical aptitude with an ability to use hand tools for routine maintenance

  • Possess and maintain a valid and unrestricted driver’s license (CDL Class A)

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters.

We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Engineering

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: VEH Vehicle Group

Job Level: Entry Level

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No

Does this position offer relocation?: No

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.