• Senior Manufacturing Engineer

    Location US-OH-Springfield
    Job ID
    # of Positions
    Internal Title
    Mfg Engineer Sr
    Position Type
    Regular Full Time Employee
    Manufacturing Operations
    Less Than 10%
    Relocation Offered
    ERP Eligibility
    Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus
  • Overview

    Navistar International Corporation is a leading North American truck manufacturer with great products, strong market positions and best-in-class distribution. For 175 years we have had a 100% commitment to doing what it takes to satisfy our customers, and our commitment today is as strong as ever. We are rededicated to strengthening our core businesses. Our recent investments and product launches position us for success. It all starts with a comprehensive approach and a team effort from our employees. So we’re looking for exceptionally talented and results-oriented individuals to join us and deliver on our promises to our customers, dealers, employees and shareholders.


    We are currently seeking a  Senior Manufacturing Engineer to join our team in our Springfield Assembly Plant. This role will support our manufacturing operations.


    Additional responsibilities for the Sr. Manufacturing Engineer include but are not limited to:

    • Support day to day production activities to help meet customer product demand.
    • React to machinery uptime issues and drive towards permanent, cost effective and long term solutions.
    • Performs research, design and development of manufacturing processes including production flow, assembly methods and production equipment.
    • Standardizes manufacturing processes by benchmarking other facilities’ manufacturing processes.
    • Coordinates the manufacturing launch of new/revised products including establishing goals, training team members and evaluating results.
    • Assist in the accomplishment of plant quality objectives.
    • Follow up on the implementation of engineering changes and variations from design specifications as well as new program developments.
    • Performs product/process analysis for cost reduction, quality improvement and improved efficiency.
    • Initiates, develops and pursues capital appropriation projects.
    • Represents manufacturing on cross-functional teams.
    • This position is an active on the floor support position which could entail standing for long periods of time.   

    Position Purpose

    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 and at least 2 years of product manufacturing experience


    • Master’s degree 


    • At least 4 years of product manufacturing experience

    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:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing or Mechanical Engineering, is preferred
    • Lean Six Sigma training is preferred, Green Belt or higher
    • Experience with truck or automotive assembly is a plus
    • Detailed analytical skills
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to understand and organize complex sets of data
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks and complete work in a timely manner in a fast paced environment with minimal supervision
    • Proven ability to initiate and support change to the organization
    • Ability to interact with all levels of management at the local and division levels
    • Proficient MS Office computer skills
    • Proficient with AutoCad, Unigraphics or NX highly desired
    • Ethics and Navistar Values
    • Positive Attitude
    • Planning
    • Functional/Technical Skills
    • Action Oriented

    It's Uptime at International

    Visit us at www.Navistar.com to discover more about our organization


    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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