Automotive Retrofit Technician

GLS North America, 7111 East 11 Mile Road, Warren, Michigan, United States of America Req #12
Thursday, February 1, 2024

Suburban Automotive Services is the parent company for four distinct business verticals: Suburban Accessories, GLS North America, Competitive Vehicle Services, and The Paint Shop. 


GLS NA is an award-winning Tier 1 automotive supplier providing unique solutions for an amazing list of clients transforming the auto industry. With over 11 years of customer satisfaction, our company has established itself as a leading provider in vehicle management with a current portfolio of over 90,000 vehicles. Our expertise extends beyond just vehicle management as we provide support for over 1,100 shows and events. With 18 locations spanning across North America, we are equipped to serve 8 major automotive brands and counting.  


Why Work for Us:

  • Multiple benefits package options that include medical, dental, vision, and disability options.
  • 401K program with company match.
  • Company stability with over 70 years of proudly serving the community.
  • Team member values driven Recognition Program.
  • Milestone Recognition Program.
  • Above market paid sick and vacation at 30 days, bereavement leave, and jury duty pay.
  • Diverse and inclusive workforce with a variety of skills and knowledge. 
  • Career and growth opportunities with a focus on team member development. 

Retrofit Technician will complete all listed repairs/corrections provided by engineering to take a vehicle from a non-saleable standpoint to becoming safely saleable. Additional diagnostics and repairs are required.

Salary Overview:
The pay rate for this role starts at $23 per hour based on experience.


Retrofit Technician Responsibilities include:

  • Basic to advanced automotive repairs.
  • Remove and replace any given part at any given time.
  • Use of computer for programming of all modules within a vehicle.
  • Diagnosing vehicles.
  • Fixing unspecified problems with vehicles.
  • Handling all types of vehicle fluids.


Retrofit Technician Qualifications and Skills:

  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows to operate time clock and job tracking.
  • Have your assortment of power tools to complete tasks at hand or be able to buy tools that are required.
  • Knowledge and experience using special equipment (Hoist, transmission jacks, cherry picker, alignment rack, tire machines, etc.)
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to be on your feet for long periods.
  • Able to understand how to read and use torque wrenches. 
  • Own a cell phone to communicate with team members.
  • Working with computers to diagnose vehicles.

We are an equal opportunity employer and prohibit discrimination/harassment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • GLS North America, 7111 East 11 Mile Road, Warren, Michigan, United States of America