Manufacturing Engineer I

Manufacturing Engineering Lewisburg, Tennessee


Are you looking for a place to contribute your knowledge and skills with ability to build a strong future? Calsonic Kansei is a tier one automotive supplier located in Middle TN and all over the world. We are a strong believer of promoting from within. Join our team, and become a part of something big!
    • Competitive starting pay and benefit package
    • Paid time off
    • 401k match
    • Profit Sharing
    • Bonus and Merit programs
    • Endless opportunity!
    • Holiday Pay


This position will generally support all manufacturing groups by maintaining and improving existing processes to meet all CKNA quality goals and customer needs.


• Maintain and improve manufacturing processes to support new product launch activities and current process.
• Maintain and improve essential line documents (routers, work instructions, other documentation) to support processes.
• Report preparation, meetings and general paperwork (TPDS, MCN, and Rework Procedures).
• Manufacturing process trial and improvements – creating and implementing problem/cause/countermeasures strategy and evaluating defects.
• QS documentation and 5S condition – including completing run at rate forms, fixed asset transfer forms, equipment run off check sheets, etc…
• Cost savings activities – including executing value added/value engineered and profit retention projects, decreasing downtime via engineering improvements, developing manning reduction plans and scrap reduction.
• Manufacturing Production Line Support (Equipment, quality, efficiency, maintenance, etc..) and technical guidance.
• Equipment/Product Improvement (Standard Time, Quality, Error Proof)
• Conducts Motion & Time Studies and provides Routine Maintenance as needed.
• Perform other duties as assigned

The above typical duties are characteristic of this job and demonstrate a level of difficulty and are not intended to list or limit the duties that may be required or assigned to an employee in this classification.


This work is performed in general manufacturing and office environment.


The incumbent must:
• Have a high school diploma or GED.
• Have a Bachelor’s Degree in a related discipline and up to two years of experience in related field -or-
• A Master’s Degree and up to one year of experience in related field.
• Certification may be required in some areas.
• Have experience working with integrated computer programs and/or applications.
• Have strong communication, administrative and organizational skills, and the ability to coordinate multiple projects and programs.
• Be able to pass all background checks and pre-employment tests, including any required drug test.
• Be able to maintain the confidentiality of any information s/he encounters. 
**Must have programming experience**

Reasonable accommodations may be made to those who are able to perform the essential duties of the job.


Intermediate to advanced experience (beyond basic data entry) working with computer applications such as Word, Excel, Lotus Notes, PowerPoint and other presentation applications and / or software. 
Calsonic Kansei reserves the right to revise this Job Description, as it deems necessary.

**Visa sponsorship for this position is not available at this time.**

Calsonic Kansei is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes all employment decisions based entirely on the basis of qualifications and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other legally protected group status.

Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States and will be required to provide proof of employment eligibility at the time of hire.