Manufacturing Engineer

Job Description
Field of activity: Project Group responsible for whole Machining Product Line for Air Disc Brakes reporting to ME Leader

Person hired on this position is responsible for effective management of all machining projects related to machining of air disc brakes. Tasks are to development and implementation ME standards. Responsible for creating project time plan, managing negotiations with suppliers. Empolyee needs to initiate and control all needed documentation related to project and processes.

To implement manufacturing standards and specification according to WABCO M&L principles and customer requirements :

new product launches
capacity expansion
replacement equipment
To ensure quality and timeliness of ME related activities


Create manufacturing concept and check project time schedule, product concept
Develop and integrate strategy for production / new technology
Design manufacturing process, Process flow and Line design
Define launch core team by product
Perform feasibility analysis for new products and processes
Perform advanced quality planning
Costs calculation based on estimation
Perform Make vs. Buy calculation based on full landed cost
Layout planning to integrate new equipment and optimize existing processes
Finalize process and line design
Define specification for workstations, machines and process equipment
Perform pre-acceptance at vendor(s) and equipment ordering
Installation, commission and final acceptance of equipment
Machine and station release
PFMEA, control plan, standard works
Validation of investment and process costs
Hand over to Value Stream


Bachelorís degree (ABET accredited) in Engineering (Mechanical or Electrical Engineering preferred)
Capable to develop any production line (machining area)
Capable to develop fixture concept for machining center
Capable to develop tooling solutions for machining center
Capable to compare and evaluate different machining concepts
Capable to understand and structure CNC programs
Capable to train and coach - at least 3 sessions per year
Detailed PFD (Process Flow Diagram)
Establish Lean Equipment Specification: SHE, Capability, Cycle Time, Labor
Perform pre and final acceptance based on Ergonomics, Cpk, Cycle Time


Greater than 5 years of process engineering experience including process performance and quality
Greater than 5 years of machining experience on muti-axis spindle CNC machining centers
Experience of process design and equipment specification with machining equipment
Experience in installation of new processes and equipment for machining
Knowledge in production / machining organization and supporting functions
Knowledge and experience with cutting tools (design and setup)
Proficient in working in cross functional team and environment
Knowledge of 6Sigma lean principles
Knowledge of investment estimation, cost justifications, and capital decisions
Ability to support selection and management of appropriate vendors
Proficiency in advanced manufacturing concepts: SMED, Poka Yoke, JIDOKA, JIT, lean, and DFM / DFA.
Proven problem solving experience
Experience of New Product Launch
Experience in several machining technologies
Experience in the supporting functions as tool preparation, measuring, SPC
PLC and electrical controls, pneumatic controls training preferred.

Must be US Citizen or Green Card holder

Required experience:

BS in Engineering with machining : 5 years


WABCO Compressor Manufacturing Co

Job Code

State or Province

South Carolina

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