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Daimler Trucks North America Mt. Holly Manufacturing Engineer (L6) in Mt Holly, North Carolina

When you join Daimler, you become an agent of change within our global community of people working to create a cleaner, safer, and more efficient world for today and tomorrow. Through innovation at all levels, our teams ensure our world-changing brands continue to increase the quality of life and the business success of our customers, their customers, and the world around them. The Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) brand portfolio is second to none, and includes Freightliner Trucks, Western Star Trucks, Detroit engines and components, Thomas Built Buses and Freightliner Custom Chassis.

We are the undisputed leader in the commercial vehicle market and the industry’s technology trendsetter. Empowered by purpose, DTNA employees drive a Technology Revolution through innovative products and a customer-centric culture. Our dedication to our customers and society does not end once our products hit the road. That’s because we believe that business success and social responsibility go hand in hand. We immerse ourselves in our customer’s experience, and support the environmental responsibilities of our sites to ensure our products are the reliable, sustainable and the desired tools of the future.

Job Overview

Support manufacturing operations with an engineering focus on optimizing production processes to improve safety and ergonomics, efficiency, and first time quality. Ensure Production has the necessary tools and process needed to be successful in building trucks. Evaluate new product designs to develop and implement related manufacturing processes.


  • Collaborate with internal teams to provide technical expertise in integrating equipment, systems, materials, facilities, and processes into a cohesive, cost efficient, and productive manufacturing system

  • Support manufacturing departments as required with tools, fixtures, shop aides, etc

  • Evaluate current manufacturing processes for improvement opportunities. Recommend process changes and coordinate the implementation of these changes into production

  • Review new or revised product offerings and identify production requirements. Suggest product design modifications where applicable. Make new /modification of existing equipment recommendations as part of the review process

  • Prepare capital project requests and manage their implementation

  • Apply practical problem solving techniques to resolve systemic failures in the process or with equipment. Assist maintenance in troubleshooting / supporting manufacturing

  • Maintain plant layout for area. Develop alternative layout solutions to improve process flow, material presentation, material delivery, etc

  • Resolve risk/issues with a sense of urgency

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills & Experience)

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university/college in Engineering / Engineering Technology or related technical field required, and prefer 2-4 years of relevant experience or 6 years of relevant experience in lieu of degree

  • An attached resume is required

Typical Minimum Experience Preferred (Desired Skills/Experience)

  • Six Sigma or other approaches to problem solving

  • Proficient with CAD systems, preferably AutoCAD or Solidworks

  • Proficient with MS Excel

  • MS Projects

  • Data Analytics

Additional Information

  • Applicants must be legally authorized to work permanently in the U.S. at the time of application

  • Final candidate must successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check

  • EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

For an accommodation or special assistance with applying for a posted position, please contact our Human Resources department at 503-745-8982 or toll free 800-206-3369. For TTY/TDD enabled call 503-745-2137 or toll free 866-355-6935.

Organization: Daimler Trucks North America LLC

Title: Mt. Holly Manufacturing Engineer (L6)

Location: North Carolina-Mt Holly

Requisition ID: DAI0000FSO