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Textron Sr. Engineer Automation Manufacturing Technology in Troy, Michigan

Sr. Engineer Automation Manufacturing Technology


Kautex- a division of Textron (TXT) - is headquartered in Bonn, Germany, and ratedamong the TOP 100 Automotive Suppliers worldwide. Kautex is a leadingglobal supplier of plastic fuel systems, selective catalytic reduction systems(SCR) and clear vision systems and sensor cleaning solutions. Furthermore, thecompany produces and supplies camshafts and industrial packaging. Kautexoperates in 14 countries with more than 6,000 employees.

  • Readand Edit PLC logic,

  • Program and troubleshoot robotics,

  • Read and evaluate electrical schematics,

  • Troubleshoot using meters, laptop, schematics and manuals,

  • Motivated to continuous improvement in the process to maintain optimum operation conditions and plant productivity.

  • Work independently and take ownership while working in a team environment.

  • Demonstrate customer focus by continually meeting and exceeding customer expectations.

  • Programming and installation of automation systems and interfacing with other factory control systems including PLC’s, HMI’s, robotics, drives and computers.

  • Modifications and improvements to automation equipment.

  • Review work orders and receives verbal instructions on job assignments.

  • Troubleshooting support of production equipment.

  • Respond to emergency requests for immediate repairs.

  • Ability to work overtime and flexible hours as needed.

  • Maintains specified records and logs of repairs, maintenance-related activities.

  • Performs preventative maintenance procedures following an established program.

  • Follows applicable codes and regulations.

  • Cleans immediate work areas.

  • Performs other duties incidental to the position, as assigned.

  • Maintain safe work environment and follow all safety standards.

  • Comply with all OSHA standards and Textron health & safety standards.

  • Comply with all ISO 14001 standards.

  • Comply with all TS 16949 standards.



  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, will consider candidates with Technical Associates Degree and equivalent practical work experience.

  • Previous work experience functioning in practical hands on experience in manufacturing

  • Understanding of Blow Molding processes

  • Formal training in Problem Solving Methodology (black belt) preferred

  • Robotic programing is a plus

  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office Programs

  • A proven self-starter, able to work with minimal supervison

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: 267190