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Manufacturing Process Engineer 1

Company: Vitesco Technologies
Location: Seguin
Posted on: February 9, 2024

Job Description:

Manufacturing Process Engineer 1

Job ID:34009


Salary Classification:SG 9/10



Vitesco Technologies is a leading international developer and manufacturer of state-of-the-art powertrain technologies for sustainable mobility. With smart system solutions and components for electric, hybrid and internal combustion drivetrains, Vitesco Technologies makes mobility clean, efficient, and affordable. Our Seguin, Texas location is seeking a highly self-motivated and detail-oriented Entry Level Process Engineer to join our team. T he ideal candidate has excellent problem-solving skills and experience with industrial automation equipment and processes.


  • The Process Engineer is responsible for multiple pieces of manufacturing equipment and their respective process. In this role the individual will:
  • Be responsible for manufacturing equipment and process.
    • Monitor equipment performance
    • Respond to production equipment breakdowns, help diagnose faults, determine root cause and repair
    • Support day-to-day manufacturing process issues.
    • Give direction to maintenance technicians on troubleshooting and repairing machinery
    • Prepare and maintain process documentation: setup matrix / parameter cards / work instructions / process guides
    • Prepare and maintain equipment documentation: setup, schematics, operating guides, spare parts lists, troubleshooting guides, maintenance procedures.
    • Select components for industrial automation with the purpose of repairing, modifying, and improving equipment.
    • Plan and conduct process characterizations
    • Implement corrective actions
    • Lead and drive activities and projects to improve OEE, MTBF, MTTR, scrap and FPY via problem solving and process optimization
    • Advanced manufacturing line problem solving related to manufacturing process related defects.
    • Planning and undertaking scheduled equipment maintenance
    • Perform equipment and process setup and validation
    • Work with cross functional teams (Production, Maintenance, Quality, Industrial Engineering, IT)
    • Participate in meetings (daily & weekly)
    • Provide updates on actions
    • Provide feedback on equipment and process related topics
    • Design & implement equipment modifications (mechanical, electrical & software)
    • Work with suppliers (automation, machine shops, component vendors, reps)
    • Become a process expert, capable of making parameter changes and improvements.
    • Become knowledgeable of Lean Manufacturing principles and practices.
    • Learn to collect, record, process, analyze and transcribe data and show results in reports.
    • Support the introduction of new models and products into assembly line:
      • Develop and procure tooling
      • Equipment modifications and setup
      • Process setup and validation
      • Documentation update
      • Support TPM program by providing mentoring and training to peers, technicians, and operator personnel.
      • Self-manage professional development and training, by identifying and setting up trainings with equipment suppliers and automation vendors.

        Job Requirements

        • Bachelor's degree in Engineering: Mechatronics, Mechanical, Electrical, Manufacturing, or related field
        • 0-3 years of experience in manufacturing field
        • Basic knowledge of 3D CAD modeling (AutoCAD / Solidworks/ Inventor)
        • Basic knowledge of programming languages (C++, visual basic, python, ladder logic)
        • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams)
        • Manufacturing-related internship.
        • Available and willing to assist and support after-hours equipment and process issues remotely or, if needed, in person
          Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

          • Bachelor in Mechatronics Engineering
          • An ability to work well under pressure
          • Good verbal and written communication skills
          • Problem-solving skills & techniques: 5 why, 8D, Ishikawa diagram
          • Efficiency and organization
          • Knowledge of Lean manufacturing practices (Kanban, Poke-Yoke, JIT, Value Stream Mapping)
          • Tool and fixture design
          • Excellent teamwork and collaboration capabilities
          • Design and application knowledge of ergonomics and machine safety standards
          • Basic knowledge of statistical process control (SPC)
          • Data analytics: use of software packages (MS Excel / Power BI / Knime)
          • PLC and HMI programming - Basic knowledge of Rockwell Studio 5000 and Factory Talk packages
          • Basic knowledge in interpretation of mechanical drawings and pneumatic and electrical schematics
          • Basic knowledge in the use of mechanical and electrical tools and measurement devices.
          • Understanding and knowledge of industrial machinery & electromechanical systems: machine elements, electro-pneumatics, sensors PLC's, low voltage controls, three phase power distribution, vision systems, hydraulics, and robotics.
          • Experience in the operation and maintenance of industrial manufacturing equipment.

            Working Time:Full time

            Business Unit:Americas

            Department:O AM SEG IE Tech Op FA

            Your Contact Partner:Kenneth R Cummings

            EEO Statement

            Vitesco Technologies is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We welcome and encourage all qualified candidates to apply, including but not limited to people with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ+ community, people from all ethnicities and creeds, working parents, or people with long unemployment periods. All qualified individuals will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. To be considered, an application must be submitted to a specific position for which Vitesco Technologies has a current posted job opening. Qualified applicants will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which they apply. Further, Vitesco Technologies provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to careers_usa& This email address is reserved solely for job seekers with disabilities requesting accessibility assistance or an accommodation in the job application process.

            Vitesco Technologies is a leading international developer and manufacturer of cutting-edge drive systems for sustainable mobility. With intelligent system solutions and components for electric, hybrid, and internal combustion drive systems, Vitesco Technologies is making mobility clean, efficient, and affordable. The product portfolio includes electric drives, electronic controls, sensors and actuators, and exhaust gas treatment solutions. In 2022, Vitesco Technologies generated sales of around ---9.07 billion and employs a workforce of around 38,000 employees at 50 locations. Vitesco Technologies is headquartered in Regensburg, Germany.

Keywords: Vitesco Technologies, New Braunfels , Manufacturing Process Engineer 1, Engineering , Seguin, Texas

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