Textron Engineer Manufacturing Avilla in Avilla, Indiana

Engineer Manufacturing Avilla


We are 5,559 employees in 13 countries, 26 locations and growing. We are Kautex. Our company is one of the 100 largest automotive suppliers in the world in terms of sales volume. We are the market leader in four of our six product lines. Each and every one of us contributes to these results. And we are proud of them. Satisfying our customers is our highest priority: your success is our success. We focus on understanding and fulfilling your requirements. We do this every day – with commitment and passion. For us, working successfully means working together. Not only within each department, but also across the company in multi-functional teams. Working successfully also means having qualified and committed employees. That’s why we support the creativity and personal development of each individual employee – and that’s a major reason why we have corporate-wide training centers. Our company constantly changes to stay abreast of current market conditions. Striving for continuous improvement, standardization, and the lean approach in all of our processes is a part of it. We are Kautex!


  • Work as member of a team to coordinate the program management elements for current and new products and programs.

  • Oversee, develop, and revise equipment, processes, line balancing, standardized work, and procedures to maintain and improve the manufacturing floor and its production capability.

  • Coordinate with manufacturing teams the creation and implementation of Total Preventative Maintenance, continuous improvement activities and events.

  • Promote the observation and improvement of all safety, quality, and corporate standards and procedures

  • Work with outside tooling vendors in the design, fabrication and program management of external tooling builds.

  • Evaluate, debug, and implement solutions to manufacturing issues as requested by other cross-functional work teams

  • Implement changes initiated by the Engineering Change Procedure

  • Direct the prototype and production launch activities identified in the APQP and PPAP

  • Support the overall Annual Operating Plan (AOP) and Overall Equipment Efficiency (OEE)


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related field strongly preferred

  • Blow Mold and/or injection mold experience is a plus

  • Lean manufacturing techniques

  • Knowledge and utilization of statistical tools (e.g. Six Sigma, SPC)

  • Root cause resolution

  • Use of Microsoft Office Suite, AutoCAD a plus

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-Indiana-Avilla

Recruiting Company Kautex

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 263442