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Manufacturing Engineer in Greenville, SC at Standard Motor Products

Date Posted: 9/1/2021

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About the Company


Standard Motor Products (SMP) is a leading independent manufacturer and distributor of replacement parts for the automotive aftermarket industry.  We supply Engine Management and Temperature Control parts for motor vehicles.  Our parts are sold throughout North America, Europe and Asia by traditional warehouse distributors as well as major automotive retail stores.


The Greenville Operations Facility manufactures fuel injectors and other engine management parts. Component parts are manufactured on site using CNC turning centers and other close tolerance metal cutting and grinding equipment.


The Company is headquartered in Long Island City, New York and has more than 20 facilities and distribution centers throughout the US, Canada, Europe, Mexico and Asia.  For more information on SMP visit:


Standard Motor Products offers a competitive salary and benefit package including health, dental, vision and life insurance.



Manufacturing Engineer Opportunity

We are looking for a Manufacturing Engineer to support component manufacturing (CNC machining and heat treat processes) for automotive fuel injectors.  The position has accountability for development, measurement and maintenance of equipment, product and process procedures.


Required Education and Experience

  • BS degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum of three years Manufacturing Engineering Experience
  • Experience with ISO or QS systems
  • Project management experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Job Requirements

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Engineering experience in an automotive setting
  • Root cause analysis/problem solving training (Shainin, Six Sigma, or similar)

Expected hours of work

The hours required for the position are consistent with completion of tasks and duties.  The minimum expected office hours are 8:00am to 5:00pm


Essential Functions

  • Development of SOPs, Control Plans and other documentation associated with TS16949 compliance.
  • Development of new product manufacturing and equipment specifications, processes and hardware.
  • Performance of cost justifications for new products.
  • Work with other engineers and technicians through successful launch of new products.
  • Provide technical leadership for assigned product lines.
  • Provide troubleshooting for quality and process improvement activities.
  • Process improvements in the form of scrap/waste reduction
  • Other duties as assigned by the Manufacturing Manager



Success Factors/Job Competencies

Leadership Skills – The ability to lead others to coordinate multiple tasks and responsibilities

Organization skills – The ability to organize and coordinate several tasks at the same time

Time Management – The ability to divide available time between priorities in meet deadlines

Diagnostic Skills – Ability to analyze a problem and development a resolution plan

Technical Skills – Skills and experience in the relevant products

Communication Skills – The ability to effective communicate through multiple media


Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Physical demands:  The incumbent is required to work at a desk including the use of telephone, computer and paper, reading and writing communications; walking through the location to visit offices, production/shipping areas and labs as necessary, bending, stooping to observe manufacturing processes.  The incumbent will be required to travel as necessary with the responsibilities of the position


Work environment: Work will be performed in office, production floor, lab and outside settings.