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PDS Tech Inc Process Engineer in Vance, Alabama

AKKA / MBtech is search for a Process Engineer to join our client in Vance. This is a 18 month opportunity with benefits offered to join one of the largest automotive manufacturers in the world!


Under general supervision, define, launch and continuously improve the processes of the battery plant in order to meet or exceed the shop’s safety, quality, efficiency, and cost targets in accord with the MPS.

Job Duties:

  • Coordinate and Install new processes to ensure the highest level of Team Member safety, production quality, and line throughput

  • Development of Process Work Instructions for Automated and Manual Processes

  • Lead equipment problem solving activities in cross functional groups to solve process/product/system failures.

  • Plan and prepare for new product implementation and their impact on process, equipment, tooling, etc.

  • Manage all trials and support changes, which may impact production safety, quality, efficiency or cost.

  • Manage shop throughput by analyzing station cycle time, through-put, variant management, and Work in Process (WIP) standards.

  • Assist in training for production leadership on new product/process changes.

  • Manage and coordinate contractor activities, which include bid package preparation (scope of work, specifications, installation, buy-off and scheduling).

  • Assist with arranging training for new technologies in conjunction with the overall battery plant strategy.

  • Ensure proper level of self-sufficiency for multiple technologies in the battery plant through classroom and hands on training.

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or related area with equivalent education and experience.

  • Minimum 3 years or professional experience in an Automated Assembly Environment in an engineering function.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office apps (Word, Excel, PP, Project)

  • Ability to lead cross-functional problem solving activites and work in a "startup" environment.

  • International and domestic travel is required.

  • Autocad, Catia Version 5, SAP, VisView Version 8, Siemens NX experience preferred.

  • Working knowledge of process engineering supported technologies: robotics, vision systems, sealer apps, and torque tools.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.