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About Freedom Motors USA


Freedom Motors USA has been producing wheelchair accessible vehicles since 1987. Every model offers benefits from over three decades of research and development as we continually refine and enhance our manufacturing process.

Since many of the employees here at Freedom Motors USA have been with us since the beginning in 1987, we are one of the most experienced and knowledgeable brands in the wheelchair accessible van business. Freedom Motors also puts employee and customer safety first, meeting OHSA requirements and testing more wheelchair-accessible vehicles than any other conversion company in the United States.

We are a family-owned and operated business, located at 740 Watkins Rd, Battle Creek, MI 49015. Contact us online now to discuss your career options!


Careers at Freedom Motors

We are always looking for bright, motivated, and energetic professionals to add to our world-class team. Our employees work together towards a common goal to offer the best service in the industry. If you feel that your skills would be a valuable asset to our customers, we want to get to know you!

If you know which position you would like to apply for, go straight to the employment application by clicking the Apply Online Now button:

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Position Title: Production Associate / Brake Press Operator
Department: Parts – Press Operator
Supervisor: Production, Plant and Lean Manager
General Purpose: The purpose of a Production Associate is for him/her to utilize his/her skills and training to accomplish the assigned tasks in a timely manner while meeting the standards set forth in safety, quality, and productivity.

Essential Functions, Duties, and Responsibilities

  • Follows and ensures compliance with all company policies and procedures.
  • Follows all OSHA safety regulations, as well as company quality and productivity standards.
  • Maintains good attendance.
  • Maintain good housekeeping practices in work area.
  • Assures required paperwork is completed and submitted in a timely manner.

General Duties subject to but not limited to:

  • Operate Presses to bend, shape, or punch holes in material per instructions and drawings.
  • Drill Holes in Parts as needed using a Drill Press or hand tools.
  • Bend tabs and light weight material by hand using jigs, fixtures, and/or hand tools.
  • Assisting Parts Weld, Assembly, Press, or Plasma Table as needed.
  • Assisting with troubleshooting issues as needed.

Education, Skills, and Abilities

  • GED/High School Diploma
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks/projects at one time
  • Mechanically inclined, works well with hands, hand tools, and small power tools.
  • Able to read and understand prints and drawings.
  • Able to properly use fixtures and jigs.
  • Able to lift up to 40 pounds

Position Title: Automotive Detailer and Lot Porter
Department: Sales Support
Supervisor: Sales Manager
General Purpose: The purpose of the Automotive Detailer and Lot Porter is to change people’s lives by supporting the team of specialists that customize wheelchair accessible vehicles.

Essential Functions, Duties, and Responsibilities

  • Provide vehicle valet service for customers and team members
  • Meet with transporters and check-in new vehicles upon arrival
  • Examine new vehicles upon arrival to ensure quality
  • Ensure that each vehicle is fueled up
  • Detail vehicle exteriors and interiors

Education, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Valet and automotive detailing experience preferred

Position TItle: Automotive Wiring Technician
Department: Production – Strip/Wiring
Supervisor: Team Lead – Strip/Wiring
General Purpose: The purpose of the Automotive Wiring Technician is to change people’s lives by customizing their wheelchair accessible vehicle.

Essential Functions, Duties, and Responsibilities

  • Inspect vehicles for damage and verify that all electronic components are working.
  • Safely lift vehicle on hydraulic hoist and work under vehicle to remove and tag fuel tank and charcoal canister. Drain fuel from the tank and maintain gas caddies.
  • Carefully remove the vehicle’s bumper, lower interior trim, seats, and carpeting. Organize vehicle’s removed items on a labeled cart.
  • Cut, extend, and reroute vehicle wiring within the vehicle.
  • As needed, add wiring to vehicles for hydraulic ramp systems and specialty adaptive equipment.
  • Build wiring harnesses for fuel tanks and automatic ramp systems and build control modules for some automatic ramps.
  • Reconnect wiring for fuel and ABS systems after wheelchair conversion is completed and test and inspect functionality of electrical systems.
  • Maintain equipment and inspect for performance and safety concerns.

Education, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to read wiring schematics and diagrams
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong organization skills
  • Ability to operate hand and power tools (rachet, wire strippers, snips, soldering iron, impact, air tools)
  • Automotive experience preferred
  • ASE electrical certification preferred
  • Experience with wiring repair and electrical diagnostics preferred

Position Title: Automotive Conversion Fabricator
Department: Production – Rear Entry Build
Supervisor: Team Lead – Rear Entry Build
General Purpose:
The purpose of the Automotive Conversion Fabricator is to change people’s lives by customizing their wheelchair accessible vehicle.

Essential Functions, Duties, and Responsibilities

  • Safely lift vehicle on hydraulic hoist and work underneath
  • Raise vehicle suspension by disassembling OEM suspension and installing a suspension lift
  • Remove AC, brake, evap, hydraulic, and fuel lines
  • Measure and cut out the vehicle’s OEM floor
  • Align and weld in lowered floor assembly. Weld in smaller steel components for speciality seating, hydraulic systems, etc.
  • Reroute and reinstall vehicles AC, brake, evap, hydraulic, and fuel lines
  • Install wheelchair ramp to the rear of the lowered floor assembly
  • Apply caulk, primer, paint, and/or undercoat to exposed metal
  • Maintain equipment and inspect for performance and safety concerns

Education, Skills, and Abilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Strong organization skills
  • Ability to operate hand and power tools (tape measure, square, skill saw, saw zaw, cut off wheel, air saw, air hammer, grinders, etc.)
  • Automotive experience preferred
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 80 lbs and work overhead
  • Ability to weld stainless, aluminized, and mild steel
  • Welding certifications preferred (GMAW, TIG certified, 3G & 4G)
  • ASE suspension certification preferred
  • Megatronics degree preferred

Position Title: Automotive Mechanic / Tire and Lube Technician
Department: Service
Supervisor: Service Manager

What are we looking for?

  • A passion for cars and working on custom, industry changing vehicles.
  • Someone who is looking to move forward in their career.
  • The ideal candidate would have experience as a mechanic at a dealership.
  • Someone with a positive, team oriented work ethic.
  • Someone who wants to learn and grow with our company.
  • Someone who is goal driven and has a need for success.
  • A person who wants to make a positive impact on customers and their families.
  • Someone who likes to work on their feet in a fast paced environment.
  • Someone who can provide their own tools for the trade.

Benefits to being a part of our team not mentioned above:

  • Vacation time is earned from day one of employment.
  • Working with a strong team while creating innovative products that change the lives of our customers and their families.
  • A day time work scheduled with a focus on work/life balance Monday thru Friday.
  • Not ASE certified? We will reimburse you for your certifications and support your growth!
  • Employee wellness is important to us! We offer gym membership reimbursements up to $50 per month.
  • Invest in yourself with our IRA program with a percentage match
  • Team engagement events while at work on a regular basis.

Position Title: Maintenance Technician
Department: Production
Supervisor: Production and Lead Manager
General Purpose:
The purpose of the Maintenance Technician is to change people’s lives by supporting the skilled team members that customize their wheelchair accessible vehicle.

Essential Functions, Duties, and Responsibilities

  • Check equipment and perform routine maintenance to ensure everything is in working order
  • Repair malfunctioning equipment
  • Perform routine building maintenance as needed
  • Perform light landscaping and groundskeeping work as needed
  • Select and contract specialists on larger maintenance related projects
  • Support Safety Committee with OSHA compliance to ensure equipment and building safety meets standards
  • Advise purchasing team during new equipment purchases
  • Train new and current employees on proper equipment usage
  • Other duties as assigned

Education, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to work independently
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 2+ years of maintenance experience preferred
  • Working knowledge of electrical, plumbing, and heating systems
  • Skilled with a variety of hand and power tools

There are two types of salespersons in this world. One strives for greatness, pushing past quotas, and is a self-disciplined machine. The other settles down in a cubicle and idly waits for the sale. We want someone on the next level.

At Freedom Motors USA, a family-owned accessible car manufacturer and retailer, we appreciate dauntless professionals with innate leadership skills, magnetic communication, and a passion for helping others. If this describes you, don’t miss out on the opportunity to join our team.

The Regional Mobility Sales Specialist expectations are as follows:

  • Identify, qualify, negotiate, and win the business of both retail and dealer consumers within assigned territory.
  • Routine travel into assigned territory to complete scheduled appointments, customer follow-through, or to prospect new opportunities.
  • Strengthen community and local organization relationships while reinforcing brand awareness and loyalty.
  • Continual customer communication until buying decision is completed and satisfaction is confirmed.
  • Re-engage sold customers to return and obtain a referral.
  • Meet and exceed team/individual goals as set by management.
  • On-going education to understand the activity, business, and needs of the consumer by providing educated information and advice on products and services.
  • Demonstrate highly proficient use of a CRM system.
  • Be responsible and proactive in issues.
  • Be accountable for your own development plan and continuously improve your disciplines and competencies.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 3-years automotive or direct sales experience required.
  • Demonstrate experience using a CRM system.
  • Ability to travel a minimum of 50% of the time.
  • Must have legal authorization to work full-time in the US.
  • Clean driving record.
  • More than computer proficient.
  • Be ready to demonstrate the ability to grow sales.
  • Four-year college degree is a plus

Applicants: Resumes with a cover letter will be heavily favored.

Final Date For Applications: Ongoing. Call or email for details.


Position Title: Housekeeping/Grounds Upkeep

Essential Functions, Duties, and Responsibilities

  • Must be 21 Years of age
  • Clean office buildings
  • Experienced with zero turn lawn mower
  • Additional duties my include assisting with detailing cars
  • Check equipment and perform routine maintenance to ensure everything is in working order

740 Watkins Road, Battle Creek, MI, USA

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740 Watkins Rd • Battle Creek, MI 49015

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Open Today! Sales: 9am-6pm

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