Manufacturing Engineer 

LOCATION: Huntington / Indiana (US-IN), United States | BRAND: Bendix | REQUISITION ID: 2541 | JOB GRADE: 15 


Want to help shape tomorrow?  At Bendix we’ve been doing it for 90 years…setting the standard with advanced dynamic solutions that drive improved commercial vehicle performance and safety.  We’re part of the Knorr-Bremse Group, the global leader in braking technologies. As part of our team, you’ll collaborate with a world of talented and dedicated colleagues whose sense of purpose complements your own. You’ll find rewarding opportunities, diverse experiences, partnerships, and an unwavering commitment to ethics and integrity. Innovation is part of our DNA. Achievement drives our culture. Learn more today!



Position Summary:

Lead process improvement activities and daily manufacturing engineering support for assigned value stream.  Execute and lead product and process launch teams.  Lead continuous improvement activates to drive out waste from the manufacturing process.  Provide technical expertise in root cause analysis of issues that arise.  Assist with plant layout design and launch of capital equipment.


Responsibilities of Position:

  • Responsible for process improvements and daily manufacturing engineering support for Reman and/or OE production cells.
  • Lead, train, and provide technical expertise for manufacturing cells in a High Performance Work Team environment.
  • Present project concepts and costs to Engineering Manager.
  • Operate as Manufacturing Engineering Team member in timely implementation of Lean Manufacturing initiatives.
  • Assist in plant layout and design and in the purchase and installation of capital equipment.
  • Launch new products and processes meeting delivery schedules and cost targets.
  • Support Product Safety Management and execute activities defined in Quality Procedure Q-01-002
  • Familiar with PLC control systems


Attributes/Skills Required/Sought:

  • Tooling/fixturing design experience in heavy machining
  • Ability, desire to provide “hands on” floor support
  • Perform capability studies, DOEs, FMEAs, etc.
  • CAD experience. CNC Programming.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand, support and lead change in an innovative environment.
  • A bias for action with dedication and commitment to achieving World Class status.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Developed time management skills with a sense of urgency.
  • Microsoft office.
  • Six Sigma (Green Belt)
  • Lean Manufacturing


Experience/Education Required/Sought:

  • BS/BSET degree required in Manufacturing, Industrial or Mechanical engineering.
  • Familiarity with PLC controls a plus (Allen Bradley and Siemens a plus)
  • Minimum 3 years of experience with manufacturing engineering


Position Requirements: 

The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



What does Bendix have to offer you? 
- Work/life balance that includes Paid Vacation & Holiday Paid Time Off 
- 401k Plan with Company matching 
- Retirement Savings Plan
- Educational Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement)
- Wellness Program and incentives
- Telework policy
- On-Site Fitness Center
- On-Site Cafeteria with Healthy menu options
- Health and Welfare Insurance Benefits that start on your 1st day of employment:

Company-Paid Benefits:
- Basic Life Insurance
- Basic Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
- Short Term Disability
- Business Travel Accident Insurance
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Voluntary Employee-Paid Benefits:
- Medical and Prescription insurance
- Dental insurance
- Vision insurance
- Supplemental Life Insurance Plans
- Supplemental AD&D insurance for Employee and Family
- Long Term Disability
- Accident Plan
- Critical Illness Plan
- Hospital Indemnity Plan

Nearest Major Market: Fort Wayne