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Production Engineer

Marion, IL 62959

Posted: 02/24/24 Industry: Production Engineer Job Number: 131530 Pay Rate: $76,000+Bonus

Job Description

HireLevel is seeking a Production Engineer in Marion, IL. The Production Engineer will provide technical leadership and support to manufacturing to ensure less downtime and greater efficiencies. This includes new equipment installation and equipment repair, overseeing facility planning, procurement, and management, as well as training team members. 

Established in 2004, our client is a major automotive parts supplier whose vision is to become the premier supplier of Electronic Control Units in the automotive industry worldwide. Their philosophy revolves around two deep-rooted principles: “Highest Quality” and “Respect for Human Resources” which they make visible throughout daily activities. They value their team members by keeping their team members expectations top of mind and providing them with the best working conditions, as well as competitive pay and benefits.


  • Pay: $76,000+ per year plus discretionary bonus
  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Health insurance 
  • Flexible spending and Health Savings Accounts
  • Life and AD&D insurance
  • Short- and Long-term disability insurance
  • 401K 
  • 14 paid Holidays per year
  • Sick Pay

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for leading the reduction of unplanned downtime for mass production and new equipment.
  • Responsible for leading the continuous improvement for mass production and new equipment.
  • Responsible for leading the manufacturing feasibility of design changes and new designs.
  • Responsible for implementing engineering changes based on drawing revisions along with maintaining the most current drawings for each product. 
  • Responsible for waste reduction and cost reduction activities such as activities including overproduction, muda, gourika, MO/S ½, and other non value-added work. 
  • New equipment installation and process preparation including the creation of the schedule, PPP & PPS, PFMEA, PV41, and PV42 activities.
  • Ensure that production rates and machine cycle times meeting company targets. 
  • Ensure the on-time delivery of all equipment necessary to support new product launches. 
  • Responsible for facility planning, procurement, and management.
  • Develop and document training for manufacturing equipment and processes to ensure operators are properly trained to produce product. 
  • Develop and implement cost reduction and continuous improvement actions to build a quality product at lowest possible cost.
  • Ensure plant and OSHA safety requirements, production utilization goals, and facilities support is met through proper maintenance planning. 
  • Coordinate with other sections to meet all requirements for the 3-Pillar Program. 
  • Responsible for meeting department budget.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science 4+ year degree (BSC or BEng) in engineering or engineering technology issued from a H.L.C. and A.B.E.T. accreditation is required.
  • Accepted Engineering or Engineering Technology degrees: Electrical, Mechanical, Industrial, Control, Computer Engineering, Electro-mechanical, Manufacturing, Aerospace, Automotive, Mechatronics Robotics Engineering, and Systems
  • Manufacturing, Electronics, and Automotive experience desired
  • Valid passport for travel required
  • Solidworks or other CAD drawing software experience
  • Knowledge of electronic automotive manufacturing
  • Electrical Engineering knowledge
  • Excellent written communication and time skills
  • Short-term notice business travel; possible overseas business travel

We are an equal-opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employment applicants without regard to unlawful considerations of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, or any other protected classification protected by local, state, or federal laws.

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