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Production Engineering Specialist

Hino Motors MFG USA Inc
Mineral Wells, WV
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Hino Motors Manufacturing U.S.A. Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hino Motors, Ltd. (Japan) and a Toyota Group Company. For seven decades, Hino Motors, Ltd. has proudly manufactured the number one selling medium and heavy-duty truck in Japan. It also manufactures buses and diesel engines.

In the United States, Hino Motors Manufacturing U.S.A. currently has employees in 4 states including Michigan, Arkansas, West Virginia and California. The Corporate Office resides in Novi, Michigan. Hino assembles medium-duty trucks at its Mineral Wells, West Virginia plant. Its manufacturing facilities in Marion, Arkansas produces axles, knuckles and suspension components for Toyota’s Tacoma, Tundra and Sequoia. Hino’s Parts Distribution Center in Mira Loma, California supplies Latin American and Caribbean distributors with genuine Hino service parts.

We are currently seeking a Specialist, Production Engineering located in Mineral Wells/Williamstown, WV reporting directly to the GM, Production Services, Engineering. This individual leads special projects to develop new production processes for major plant improvement initiatives and is also responsible for supporting the plant’s technology-based tools enhancement program. This position supports all production and maintenance activities with a key role of the position focusing on new process and equipment development, as well as maintaining the plant’s existing equipment. This position also strives to improve and enhance the plant’s safety and quality performance when evaluating and implementing new tools and projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leads project teams to develop new production processes and equipment for major plant improvement initiatives
  • Oversees major equipment installation projects
  • Supports technology-based tools implementation
  • Helps production and maintenance in areas of engineering, equipment, and process development
  • Direct and delegate suitable projects to co-op and internship candidates and provide appropriate support and feedback
  • Mentor new engineers
  • Improves processes by examining departmental work processes
  • Research engineering changes and communicate directly with production for timely implementation.
  • Participates in all meetings essential to communicating issues and improvements to management

Education and Experience requirement:

  • Minimum of three years of experience in an engineering role in a manufacturing environment, automotive experience is preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Industrial Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience

Required skills and abilities to perform the job successfully:

  • Mechanical knowledge
  • Lean manufacturing
  • Problem solving methodologies and root cause analysis
  • Process development
  • Continuous improvement
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge
  • Ability to use a computer and such applications as CAD design and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and deal with problems involving situations where limited standardization exists
  • Project management experience or ability

Hino Motors Manufacturing U.S.A., Inc. (HMMUSA) requires all new hires submit and pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check prior to beginning employment.

Hino Motors Manufacturing U.S.A., Inc. (HMMUSA) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, HMMUSA complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

Hino Motors MFG USA Inc


Mineral Wells, WV
26150 USA



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