Textron Tech Ind Process Mfg. Lavonia in Lavonia, Georgia

Tech Ind Process Mfg. Lavonia


We – more than 6,000 employees in 14 countries – are Kautex Textron. As one of the Top 100 global automotive suppliers, we develop innovative fuel tank systems for all the world’s leading car manufacturers.

We are innovators: Our Selective Catalytic Reduction System segment offers industry leading technology to reduce emissions. We value the diversity of thought that drives innovation and engagement – and we take pride in watching our ideas become reality.

We place a strong focus on the development and promotion of all employees, which is an essential part of our growth strategy. Our recognition by “Deutscher Bildungspreis 2015” (German Education Award) underscores the excellent development and talent management at Kautex. Would you like to be part of our success story?

  • Be responsible for the process setup and the optimization of blow molding / injection molding, post-cooling, welding and any other process step during samplings of injection & blow molded products.

  • Support the Manager Trials and Sampling in defining appropriate sampling objectives, schedules and process flow charts.

  • Interact with the plants program management team and advanced manufacturing to ensure that all actions are initiated and executed in time.

  • Oversee the sampling execution, optimize the process to meet the CAR assumptions and participate the full trial run in the assigned sampling location to ensure a sufficient process flow and an adequate process documentation.

  • Ensure proper documentation of process parameter and sampling results (e.g. process book).

  • Escalate potential issues and roadblocks as early as possible to the manager trials and sampling.

  • Prepare and participate tooling and equipment sign-offs, a kick-off meeting and an after-action review per sampling.


  • Technical apprenticeship, technical background.

  • Several years of work experience in blow molding / injection molding and/or post-cooling and welding.

  • Experience in working in foreign countries and cultures based on international assignments and/or project work.

  • Detailed knowledge of blow molding and/or injection molding process.

  • Experience with post-cooling, plastic welding and automated handling.

  • Experience with pneumatic, hydraulic and electric systems.

  • Knowledge of MS office and preferably MS Project.

  • Lean tools, 6S, A3, PDCA, TPM.

  • Experience in leading and coaching others.

  • Fluent English skills written and spoken.

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Manufacturing

Primary Location US-Georgia-Lavonia

Recruiting Company Kautex

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 267444