Manufacturing Engineer-Plymouth


Plymouth, MI, US

Entry Level:  Professionals (3+ years)
Function:  Production & Operations
Type of Contract:  Permanent
Job ID:  31364
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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. 


You can look forward to these exciting tasks:


  • Designing, constructing, testing and operating equipment
  • Ensuring standards of quality, cost, safety, reliability, timeliness and performance are met in production processes
  • Interpreting plans, drawings and specifications
  • Designing and performing processes and activities to maintain machines and production equipment at optimum level 
  • Follow manufacturing and systems processes which allow cost effective, quality products to be built and the Webasto standards related to Manufacturing & Assembly Equipment, Tooling, Inspection and production Processes
  • Provides technical and administrative support to the Product Development Team (PDT), to ensure customer and company quality standards are achieved
  • Prepare RFQ packages for equipment/ tooling, and reviews quotations for assembly and production


This is what you bring to us:


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field with at least 3 years experience as a manufacturing and/or industrial engineer within automotive
  • Knowledge of Automotive Quality Standards, (TS 16949 and ISO 14001) and Microsoft Office Tools incl AutoCAD and MiniTab preferred
  • Solid record of accomplishments/ achievements throughout employment career.
  • Work performed in manufacturing environment and requires strict adherence to safety policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge in the application of Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, DOE, 5S, PFMEA, Poka-yoke as well GD&T preferred

What we offer you:


  • Competitive pay
  • Holiday pay
  • Health coverage for you and your family
  • Generous number of vacation days each year
  • Paid sick time
  • 401k with company match


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 good excellent compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes vacation time, paid sick time, medical, dental and vision insurance, 401k and much more.  You will also

  • Competitive pay
  • Health coverage for you and your family
  • Generous number of vacation days each year
  • Paid sick time
  • 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 of the qualifications, we still encourage you to apply.


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