Manufacturing Engineer

Schrader-Pacific, an automotive parts manufacturer located in Altavista, VA, is seeking a hands-on Manufacturing Engineer to support existing manufacturing processes and to help implement new process/product launches.

This individual will be responsible for troubleshooting and supporting automated assembly / inspection equipment and will be required to recommend and implement process improvements for the purposes of cost reduction, increased equipment capacity and quality improvement.

Able to apply statistical and other appropriate analytical methods to characterize product performance for improved fact-based decision making.

Candidates should possess the following qualifications:

• Diagnostic, troubleshooting and repair skills in the areas of mechanical, pneumatic, electrical and vision-based systems.

• Computer software skills for documentation and communication (Word/Excel/PowerPoint).


This position requires a BSME, BSMET, BSIE or related degree/experience in the area of assembly/manufacturing process support (previous experience in automated assembly systems & vision inspection systems is desired).