Together, we move the world—we’ve been doing it for over 100 years. At MAHLE, as a leading international development partner and systems supplier to the automotive industry, we pursue the objective of making mobility more efficient, more environmentally friendly, more convenient, and more economical. As part of our dual strategy, we are working both on the intelligent combustion engine for the use of hydrogen and other nonfossil fuels and on technologies for fuel cells and e-mobility.

With more than 72,000 employees, MAHLE generated sales of approximately EUR 12.0 billion in 2020 and is represented in over 30 countries with 160 locations, including 16 major research and development centers. Join our MAHLE team! #StrongerTogether

Your Role & Responsibilities

  • Lead the implementation and operation support of multiple data collection systems working in the Manufacturing floor.
  • Lead the implementation of the MES (Manufacturing Execution System) pilot line.
  • Support the Availability and FTT improvement initiatives.
  • Hands-On equipment redesign and continuous improvement.
  • Perform automation start-up and post start-up support for internal and external customer projects, both on software and hardware side.
  • Lead and support automation related troubleshooting events, in collaboration with process engineering and maintenance department.
  • Participate with the Manufacturing teams to improve the MAHLE machinery and equipment standard.
  • Document and maintain records of projects and PLC revisions
  • Contribute to the skill set development of the organization by training the Maintenance and Manufacturing teams on specialty areas.

Your Skills & Strengths

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechatronics / Automation / Electrical engineering.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience with solid knowledge in programming with Siemens PLC / HMI software (Creation, improvement and troubleshooting).
  • Experience with setting up OPC / Data collection applications. (Kepware, Device Wise).
  • Ability to read and understand electrical and mechanical schematics, Instrumentation Diagrams.
  • Experience with system integration and troubleshooting with central controllers, motor starters, ancillary controllers.
  • Manage multiple projects with the flexibility of adapting to changing priorities.
  • Understanding of lean manufacturing, Just In Time, Overall efficiency, KAIZEN, KANBAN a plus.
  • Experience with industrial robots and vision systems
  • Demonstrated leadership, strong interpersonal skills, and excellent communication skills.
  • Demonstrated self-starter and independent worker.
  • Must be comfortable in team-oriented environment.
  • Strong customer service attitude.

In addition to work in a great team, we encourage you to reach your personal potential and through outstanding learning and development opportunities. Exciting assignments and personalized support for your career are available to you.

Facts about the job

Entry level

Experienced hires , University graduates


MAHLE Filter Systems North America, Inc.

Functional area

Production Production planning, Production Site planning, R&D / Engineering Process engineering

Functional area

Production Production planning, Production Site planning, R&D / Engineering Process engineering


MAHLE Filter Systems North America, Inc.


Murfreesboro, Tennessee

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Your future at MAHLE

As a team player and someone who thinks ahead, you can deploy all your skills with us. In cooperation with colleagues from different countries and areas, you contribute in designing the mobility of the future. When selecting MAHLE, you choose trend-setting technologies and strategies. Are you interested in working with us and developing efficient and environmentally-friendly solutions, optimising existing products, and turning innovative ideas into reality? Then MAHLE is the right address for you.

Shape the future with us.

Dual Group Strategy

Based on our Dual Group Strategy, we are strengthening our market position and tackling future trends. Our motivation is to optimize existing technology and to break new ground – having one goal in mind: Mobility should be efficient, environmentally friendly and comfortable. Integrated system solutions for electro-mobility are just one of our priority areas.

We look forward to welcoming you!

MAHLE offers you an attractive international working environment. Our work is characterised by collegiality, flat hierarchies and personal responsibility. Apply now and join our team!

I see MAHLE as a strong global player, where people ultimately matter. Here I have the freedom to contribute my own ideas and to break new ground - and I pass that on to my team. At MAHLE, the task, and not hierarchy, always takes priority.

Jonathan Dörflinger

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