Manufacturing Engineer

Manufacturing Engineer

Job ID:  18899

Newport News, US

Manufacturing Engineer


Responsible for developing and implementing plans to improve product quality and integrity using Six Sigma and lean concepts and tools. 

Core Responsibilities

  • Drives Six Sigma and lean efforts across the organization to meet annual productivity targets while fostering a continuous improvement culture throughout the organization
  • Organizes and directs process improvement teams using lean tools (Fishbone, 5Y, process mapping, value stream mapping, etc.)

Additional Responsibilities

  • Leads and coaches teams working on Lean/Six Sigma projects and drives and tracks those projects to successful completion
  • Facilitates multi-functional teams in problem solving, process improvement and control
  • Creates performance metrics to accurately reflect process status
  • Uses statistical process and Six Sigma toolbox
  • Participates on corporate team, shares best practices with Vitesco Technologies
  • Serves as self-motivated process change agent working with management and employees to execute Lean/Six Sigma strategy.  Manages and evaluates process by focusing on customer satisfaction and needs

Required Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
  • Knowledge of Statistical Process Control (SPC), problem solving, Failure Mode Effects Analyst (FMEA) processes and customer issues
  • Strong analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated record of strong project leadership
  • Demonstrated record of aggressively meeting commitments


Preferred Qualifications

  • Prefer BS in Mechanical Engineering
  • Prefer experience in automotive manufacturing environment
  • Ability to learn and master Lean and Six Sigma concepts and tools


Working Time: Full time 


Your Contact Partner: Daniel Cable 

EEO Statement

Vitesco Technologies is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  We welcome and encourage all qualified candidates to apply, including but not limited to people with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ+ community, people from all ethnicities and creeds, working parents, or people with long unemployment periods.  All qualified individuals will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. To be considered, an application must be submitted to a specific position for which Vitesco Technologies has a current posted job opening. Qualified applicants will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which they apply. Further, Vitesco Technologies provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to careers_usa& This email address is reserved solely for job seekers with disabilities requesting accessibility assistance or an accommodation in the job application process.

Vitesco Technologies is a leading international developer and manufacturer of state-of-the-art powertrain technologies for sustainable mobility. With smart system solutions and components for electric, hybrid and internal combustion drivetrains, Vitesco Technologies makes mobility clean, efficient, and affordable. The product range includes electrified drivetrain systems, electronic control units, sensors and actuators, and exhaust -gas aftertreatment solutions. In 2021, Vitesco Technologies recorded sales of €8.3 billion and employs around 37,000 employees at about 50 locations worldwide. Vitesco Technologies is headquartered in Regensburg, Germany.

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