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Modern wire harness systems and exclusive vehicle interiors: The name DRÄXLMAIER stands for automotive innovations – products that enhance your driving experience. Every day, approximately 70,000 associates around the world cooperate to contribute their knowledge, skills and automotive passion toward this goal. Individuals, who like to take on responsibilities, use their creativity and contribute their ideas toward the common success. Individuals like you!

Automation Engineer

Job Req ID:  6335

Duncan, US, 29334

Work Type:  Full time
Contract Type:  permanent

Objective of Job:

  • Maintain and improve the high level of technology in the manufacturing plant. To optimize the machine processes to improve cycle time, scrap reduction, quality defects, etc. Work with Production Engineering to execute process improvements for all carlines.    


Principle Activities: 

  •  Assists production and maintenance in isolating complex manufacturing issues whether it is in process, material, or machine functionality related.
  • Maintain a database of all equipment programs and passwords
  • Upgrade PLC programs for new hardware installation
  • Upgrade equipment to improve maintenance repair time
  • Optimize Robot programs to improve processes
  • Rewrite equipment programs for line balancing per the Production and Industrial Engineers
  • Integrate new technology to improve processes (cameras, sensors, etc.)
  • Assist Production Engineering to solve complex engineering changes (PI/ECR)
  • Integrate production tracking systems to assist production in data collection
  • Assist project team in the install and signoff of new processes and equipment
  • Assist in training Engineering Techs in new equipment and programming procedures
  • Other duties as assigned by PDD6 management to ensure optimal plant performance.

Travel is required 


Job Requirements:


  • Associates Degree concentrated in engineering, manufacturing machining, industrial maintenance or similar field.


Work Experience:

  • 3-5 years of Automotive Manufacturing
  • 3-5 years of Automated Manufacturing



We are looking forward to your application.


Company / Legal Entity: DAA Dräxlmaier Automotive of America LLC., Org-Code: PI-DUN611 

Nearest Major Market: Spartanburg
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina