Manufacturing Engineer - C Shift


New Hudson, MI, US

Entry Level:  Professionals (3+ years)
Function:  Production & Operations
Type of Contract:  Permanent
Job ID:  32388
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About us

The Webasto Group is one of the 100 largest suppliers to the automotive industry. With our innovative sliding and panoramic sunroofs, convertible roofs, and groundbreaking heating, cooling, battery, and charging systems, we constantly create added value for the mobility sector. Our customers can always count on a pleasant atmosphere and driving experience. When you come and work with Webasto, you can expect to find an environment shaped by a remarkable sense of team spirit. We offer our colleagues the freedom to be creative in global development work – because the “We” in Webasto is your special plus.


Are you a dedicated team player with a passion for innovation and looking for new challenges in an agile technology company? More than 15,000 people are employed at Webasto worldwide. Webasto offers a creative working environment built on trust, with flat hierarchies, short decision-making paths and excellent career development opportunities.


Webato Roof Systems Inc. is currently recruiting for a ME Engineer, for C Shift, at our facility in New Hudson, MI.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Implement mandatory process standards, plant level
  • Release gluing and PU processes based on PEP process procedure, plant level
  • Support in several task force, regional
  • Implement standard PU cell layouts  (including layout change),with relevant departments
  • Analyze customer forecast trends and line utilization, balance line capacity utilization
  • Ensure defined rework and scarp level
  • Define work instructions, routings and define or determine standard time
  • Work out specification, support purchasing process for equipment from technical site
  • Collect Lessons Learned and report them to region
  • Participate in Plant Daily Action and lead Daily Action of ME team
  • Prepare the investment feasibility analysis report for approval
  • Ensure launch smoothly (pre-acceptance, operator training, OTS, final acceptance and SOP on time).
  • Contribute in the regional standardization
  • Prepare & submit annual LL & best practice
  • Participate in Plant P-FMEA
  • Participate in project meetings to represent plant / ME
  • Set up project reports as required by ONE PEP
  • Act as interface to line suppliers, prepare tech. spec. for supplier selection
  • Deep understanding of global GME&GPE standards
  • Plan and implement process improvements to increase productivity

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Industrial engineering
  • 2 - 5 years relevant experience in a similar role in an automotive/manufacturing environment
  • Strong understanding in lean management and project management
  • Excellent management and leadership skills
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Ability and willingness to work in C shift (Friday/Saturday – 6 am to 6 pm, Sunday/Monday – 6 pm to 6 am)
  • Ability and willingness to work long hours if necessary


How we work together

Our Culture – Our Values

We deliberately associate the first two words of our vision with our culture. Here, the word “Our ...” stands for all of us, for us as a team – across all departments, plants, regions and business units. The term “… Inspiration” embodies both the passion for our business and our intrinsic motivation. Because what it takes for a vision to become reality is a team of people who are highly motivated as they strive for the same goal together.

  • Responsibility with a Long-Term View
  • Passion for Quality and Innovation
  • Hearts and Minds for our Customers
  • Embracing Cooperation and Improvement
  • Courageously Optimistic


What you will get

When you join the Webasto team, you will enjoy the following benefits:

  • Competitive pay
  • Health coverage for you and your family
  • Generous number of vacation days each year
  • Paid wellness days
  • 401k with company match
  • Professional development opportunities
  • A work environment where we are One Webasto Family & live by our values!


Come join the Webasto family and be part of the WE in Webatso!


Candidates will be required to complete a pre-employment background check, physical and drug screen upon acceptance of an offer.


Intrigued? We would love to hear from you. Please click “apply” to be considered for this role. Even if you don’t meet all the qualifications, we still encourage you to apply.


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Webasto is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against  race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected status. 


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