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Manufacturing Engineer - Metal Fabrication

Manufacturing Engineer - Metal Fabrication

Job ID 
# of Positions 
Internal Title 
Manufacturing Engineer 2
Position Type 
Regular Employee
Manufacturing Operations - MO
Relocation Offered 
ERP Eligibility 
Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus


Navistar - Driven By Uptime. Our focus is delivering Trucks and Buses that carry on the promise of being on the road, and staying there.


Why Navistar?

  • Over the past two years Navistar has redesigned most of the International Truck vehicle line-up, including the LT Series and RH Series tractors, HX Series vocational truck, and soon to be introduced HV Series and MV Series trucks.  The company is witnessing market share growth in several of its core segments, a testament to the customer acceptance of its new products
  • Product quality and uptime has been a strong and ongoing focus across the entire company.  Navistar has introduced a number of new powertrains to its truck line-up, including the International® A26 12.4L diesel.  
  • Our alliance with Volkswagen Truck and Bus increases our global scale, strengthens our competitiveness, and provides our customers with expanded access to cutting-edge products, technology and services.
  • Superior parts and services offering throughout the country via our distribution channel
  • Best in class non-asset based products that enable our customers to not only create value for themselves but for their customers as well

Navistar’s Cherokee Alabama Facility is a 2.2 Million Square Foot Facility on 700 acres. The facility is used to support various customers in the Rail Car and Shipping Industries including some that sub-lease part of the facility to conduct production operations on-site. 


Cherokee Alabama’s operations include: Heavy Metal Fabrication, Assembly Welding - building up welded sub-assemblies, Maintenance Services – contract and facility services,  Blast & Paint services, Axle & Wheel – machining & finishing and Truck Assembly (Railcar wheel, axle & suspension assemblies).

Position Purpose and Requirements

Develops, implements and maintains methods, operation sequence and processes in the manufacture or fabrication of parts, components, sub assemblies and final assemblies. Interfaces with design engineering in coordinating the release of new products. Estimates manufacturing cost, determines time standards, and makes recommendations for tooling and process requirements of new or existing product lines. Maintains records and reporting systems for coordination of manufacturing operations. 


Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology
  • At least 2 years of product manufacturing experience


  • Master’s degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology

Additional Requirements

  • Qualified candidates, excluding current Navistar employees, must be legally authorized on an unrestricted basis (US Citizen, Legal Permanent Resident, Refugee or Asylee) to be employed in the United States. Navistar does not anticipate providing employment related work sponsorship for this position (e.g., H-1B status)

Desired Skills:

  • Good Communication skills
  • Ability to interact with various departments and team members in the organization
  • MS Office skills (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • CAD experience
  • Manufacturing experience
  • Lean Manufacturing experience
  • Quality Management System experience
  • Blast & Paint experience – manual & robotic 
  • PLC and Robotic programming experience


  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • Positive Attitude
  • Timely Decision Making
  • Problem Solving
  • Drive for Results

Compliance/Marketing Requirements

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Navistar is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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