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Textron 2021 Entry Level - Manufacturing Engineer in Troy, Michigan

2021 Entry Level - Manufacturing Engineer


Kautex, a subsidiary of Textron Inc., is rated among the Top 100 Automotive Suppliers worldwide. The company is a leading global supplier of hybrid and conventional plastic fuel tank systems, selective catalytic reduction systems (SCR) and clear vision systems and sensors. In addition, the company produces and supplies camshafts, castings and industrial packaging. Headquartered in Bonn, Germany, the company owns and operates more than 30 facilities in 14 countries worldwide.


  • Develop the technology roadmap for this function based on future needs and technology development and manage the closure of the gaps with internal (Research, Core Products, production plants), and external resources (suppliers, institutes…)

  • Equipment Reliability

  • Preventive Maintenance Reviews

  • New Technology

  • Advise and decide the optimal test equipment to meet determined customer programs based on process performance and economics in conjunction with the production plant

  • Supervise new function and equipment development within Core Products, Product Engineering and plants

  • Be the owner of the equipment and process specification; define, release, update, and distribute as required. Includes spare part management.

  • Implement lessons learned

  • Lead equipment design reviews and release of deviations

  • Continuous improvement of capital, tooling and labor productivity

  • Responsible for equipment benchmarking


  • Technical education (Degree in Engineering or comparable) required

  • Relevant technical knowledge prefered in Mechatronics, Robotics / Automation, Big Data, Electronics

  • Knowledge in defining process equipment & technologies

  • Product design knowledgea plus

  • Knowledge in Six Sigma and Quality Management Tools

  • Microsoft Office product knowledge required

  • CAD/Solidworks knowledge required

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Manufacturing

Primary Location US-Michigan-Troy

Recruiting Company Kautex

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 288660