Manufacturing Engineer II in Spartanburg, SC at Auria

Date Posted: 5/4/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Auria is a leading global supplier of automotive acoustical and textile solutions. Formed in 2017 as a joint venture between Shanghai Shenda Co., Ltd., and International Automotive Components (IAC) Group, Auria is built on a 150-year transportation industry heritage.

Our product line includes highly engineered acoustical solutions for interior noise reduction, textile-based and compression-molded flooring products and other interior soft trim products, including package trays, trunk trim and wheel arch liners. Auria operates 25 manufacturing and 10 commercial, engineering and testing and tooling facilities in 11 countries and has nearly 5,000 employees worldwide.

Our Spartanburg, SC plant is currently recruiting for a Manufacturing Engineer to join their team. The ideal candidate will have experience working with foam systems and will be able to bring that skill set to this role.

Position Specific Requirements (PSR):

  • Develop and identify equipment necessary for new programs and products
  • Develop capital estimates for ECR’s and new launches
  • Specify capital equipment for processes required for ECR changes and new launches
  • Manage capital projects, ensuring compliance to schedules and budgets
  • Develop and maintain mechanical engineering and equipment standards
  • Support Final Acceptance Tests at supplier locations and Site Acceptance Tests at Auria locations
  • Maintain current plant layouts in AutoCAD
  • Startup up new production equipment and provide operator and maintenance training
  • Determine process parameters for new equipment and processes and document on controlled setup sheets
  • Support and make provisions for PFEP (Place For Every Part) and line-side component storage
  • Participate in and lead Manufacturing Readiness Assessments
  • Conduct Design of Experiments to determine KPI and optimization of processes
  • Manage contractors, vendors, etc in the scope of completing project work
  • Complete Risk Assessments for all non-routine work and new jobs associated with newly installed equipment
  • Participate in and facilitate KAIZEN events
  • Provide technical support of other Auria facilities
  • Provide technical assistance for quality, scrap, CI issues and activities
  • Mentor less experienced engineers in technical disciplines
  • Assist Engineering Manager to ensure successful launches and in managing technical priorities
  • Research new technologies to improve cost, scrap, and quality


Job Requirements


  • BSME/BA required
  • MBA/MS preferred


  • Requires 5-7 years


  • Able to work well in a team environment
  • Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

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