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Mechanical Engineer

  • Location
    • Arlington, Texas
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted



This role will work onsite at our Arlington TX plant location.

Candidates must be capable of performing in a manufacturing technical environment and assignments includes working in Plant Engineering or Plant Facilities (selected candidates will support Stamping, Body Shop, Paint Shop, General Assembly depending upon plant needs). 

Arlington Assembly Plant is a 3 Shifts/6 days Production operation Plant; candidates for this position will be required to support between first, second, and third shift on a periodic basis. Candidates will be required to support weekend work activities based on area specific needs (including support during scheduled Holiday downtime).

Responsibilities of this position include:

  • Demonstrate and enforce safe work practices as the highest priority

  • Align with the terms of local and national labor agreements

  • Implement divisional and corporate policies

  • Acquire a deep knowledge and drive implementation of GMS principles

  • Perform root cause analysis and develop corrective actions for equipment failures

  • Provide technical guidance for sophisticated and unusual plant operations or projects

  • Develop a proactive safety culture across the organization

  • Engage and support upcoming major projects including weekend work as needed

  • Evaluate processes and procedures for Continuous Improvement opportunities

  • Review and evaluate proposals for existing and new manufacturing processes including funding requests such as ARs, NPPs and MBCs 

  • Develop long-range plans for improvements of processes and manufacturing activities

  • Frequent contact with others outside the work group and plant

  • Manage 3rd party contractors as required

Additional Description

Basic Required

  • 3+ years experience managing or supporting equipment/facilities projects

  • Analytical ability and creativity to solve unusual and difficult problems

  • Interpersonal skills to work effectively with line workers, maintenance personnel, and all levels of management

  • Strong work ethic with self-initiative

  • Strong follow up to handle multitasking

  • Understanding of manufacturing and tooling processes required

  • Strong MSOffice skills (Excel, Outlook, Word, Powerpoint, Project, Teams)

  • Flexibility to change quickly from one assignment to another as priorities change

Basic Preferred

  • Project Management Basics

  • Conveyance systems experience with OHPF, IPF, flat top, transfer tables, roller tables, VDLs, …

  • Working knowledge of Autocad, Siemens NX, or related drawing programs

  • eSAP (services/parts request system)

  • MAXIMO (maintenance scheduling computer based system)

  • KRONOS (timekeeping system)

  • Archibus PDPM Tool

  • Experience with 3D printing systems


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering discipline is required

  • PE, PMP Certifications are a plus for this position

This job may be eligible for relocation benefits.

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