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 9,8 billion in 2020 and is represented in over 30 countries with 160 locations, including 12 major research and development centers. Join our MAHLE team! #StrongerTogether

Your Role & Responsibilities

  • Assist production in achieving their productivity goals
  • Support & achieve plant / departmental goals
  • Manage engineering resources for all assigned operations across all three shifts
  • Close coordination with other Engineering managers with regards to resource sharing & issue resolution
  • Implement manufacturing strategies, projects, and action plans in support of strategic initiatives
  • Manage technical risks throughout project implementation and series production
  • Manage department staffing level & training program, ensuring most effective return on assets while reducing overtime
  • Close collaboration with various departments to identify problems and implement solutions
  • Ensure all engineers are meeting set roles & responsibilities.
  • Lead team in creating, quoting & executing solid engineering plans for product/process changes, continuous improvement initiatives, quality improvements, etc
  • Assess departmental training needs then develop & implement required training program
  • Prepare and present detailed reports/graphs on assigned topics as required

Your Skills & Strengths

The successful candidate ideally would have WORKING KNOWLEDGE of SOME OR ALL OF THE FOLLOWING: Robotics, PLC programs, Hydraulic and Pneumatic systems, Electrical and Electronic systems, Mechanical Power transmission and Combustion; Preventative & Predictive Maintenance Processes, Safety & Environmental Processes. #Bachelor’s Degree required, B.S. in Engineering, or a comparable field preferred #Five or more years’ experience in manufacturing #Minimum of three years of progressive responsibility regarding engineering or manufacturing operations #Experience in an automotive manufacturing facility required; high volume, medium to large campus experience preferred #Knowledge in IATF16949 Audits and ISO14001 and 45001 Audits and processes #Excellent diagnostic abilities / root cause analysis required; Lean Six Sigma and Black Belt certification desirable #Strong ability to read & interpret electrical & mechanical schematics and blueprints #Ability to interface with all levels of Management, customers & vendors with high confidence and skilled communication #Perform at a high level of energy with the ability to cope with variable levels of stress #Capacity to work in a complex environment #Excellent written and verbal communication skills #Software & computer capability #Proven leadership and employee development skills

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


MAHLE Behr Dayton L.L.C.

Functional area

Production, Production Production, Production Site planning

Functional area

Production, Production Production, Production Site planning


MAHLE Behr Dayton L.L.C.


Dayton, Ohio

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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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