Manufacturing Engineer

04_Professionals (technical)
PC30 Industrial Ther


The Manufacturing Engineer supports design engineers in design-for-manufacturing, works with operational technical experts in designing tools, fixtures, programs and equipment to support a high quality, repetitive, economically competitive products.   Accountable for the end manufacturing costs of the product and the ability of production to produce a good quality product the first time.  Exceptional foresight, great communication skills, strong knowledge of different engineering and manufacturing disciplines and an aptitude for managing risk.  Creating strong working relationships with vendors and production team members.  In this role you will exhibit strong troubleshooting skills and must find solutions to reducing waste in the manufacturing process. In this role you have the opportunity to positively impact the future manufacturing environment while improving current practices.  The Manufacturing Engineer is a self-starter, gathers and analyzes data, works proactively to resolve the root cause incorporating the team members responsible for the day-to-day manufacturing process. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Proactively working in a culture that answers ‘why’ and designs production processes that drives ownership in all routed steps of the manufacturing process.
  • Managing the construction of tools, fixtures, and equipment on time and to budget.
  • Working with production create work instructions and provide training as needed that allow the team member to product the product correctly the first time through.
  • Ensure the manufacturing meets or is at a lower cost than quoted.
  • Working with quality ensure the product meets all dimensional and functional requirements as designed.
  • Stay current on industry and product trends to identify growth and improvement opportunities.
  • Environmentally and socially astute, always considering opportunities to reduce carbon footprint.
  • Proactively interfaces with other departments; quality, production, maintenance, purchasing and logistics.
  • Performs other duties as required and/or requested.



  • Strong computer skills in MS Office products.
  • Proactive and positive communication skills (verbal and written) that motivate and drive results.
  • Organized and efficient.
  • Problem Solver - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Project Manager – May lead continuous improvement (CI) projects: Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget; Manages project team activities; Objectivity and openness to other’s views, input and feedback.
  • Promotes and follows the business units Core Efforts and Values.


Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field. 

Preferred Experience                                            

  • Lean Manufacturing Certification
  • Lean Six Sigma Certification
  • PMP – Project Management Professional
  • +2 years in direct manufacturing role.




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Facts about the job

Benefits:  Benefits-US/CH_CN_DI_IB_LI_MA_MP_MW_OB_PH
Entry level:  Experienced hires
Part- / Full-time:  Full Time
Functional area:  Production & Industrial Engineering

Belmont, MI, US

Company:  MAHLE Industrial Thermal Systems America L.P.

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Your future at MAHLE

As a team player and someone who thinks ahead, you can deploy all your skills with us. In cooperation with colleagues from different countries and areas, you contribute in designing the mobility of the future. When selecting MAHLE, you choose trend-setting technologies and strategies. Are you interested in working with us and developing efficient and environmentally-friendly solutions, optimising existing products, and turning innovative ideas into reality? Then MAHLE is the right address for you.

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