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Senior Advanced Manufacturing Engineer


Who We Are:

Molex is a leading global supplier of innovative electronic solutions that create value for our customers and society. We are committed to improving people’s lives and making the world a better place. Connected Mobility Solutions (CMS), a business unit of Molex LLC, builds innovative automotive connectivity products and our manufacturing integration team develops the manufacturing processes that enable those solutions.

Who We Are Looking For: 

Molex CMS product team is seeking a Senior Advanced Manufacturing Engineer to develop and launch manufacturing processes for the large pipeline of new cables and connector products. Ideal candidate is a smart, quick, positive, and confident collaborator. As a MIE, you know the exhilaration that goes along with the first run-at-rate, and you know the pride of building a zero-defect process. You are a great performer. If you share our passion for creating value, if you are entrepreneurial and customer focused, we would like you to join our team.

You will work closely with our cross functional design team and other business partners that build our automotive electronic products. These parts are getting faster, denser, smarter, and more complex with every evolution. In this role, you will be responsible for setting the manufacturing strategy, designing the production processes, and managing our tooling and automation suppliers as they build and deliver our lines and tooling. The result of your effort will be the flawless launch of a robust manufacturing process capable of meeting our customers’ requirements.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Participate in DFA/DFM activities along with cross functional team. Provide manufacturing plant’s feedback based on lessons learned and continuous improvement efforts.
  • Study the project scope, put together manufacturing strategy that aligns with our vision and future product pipeline.
  • Work with equipment vendors to during equipment design, development, testing and qualification. Collaborate & apply knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials. Actively contribute to equipment FAT and SAT runs.
  • Participate in equipment design reviews. Solicit observations from operators and technicians.
  • Improve manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning workflow, space requirements, and equipment layout.
  • Provides manufacturing decision-making information by calculating production, labor, and material costs; reviewing production schedules; estimating future requirements.
  • Keep communication between the plant and the front office MIE and CFT teams up to date. Be a voice of BU in the plant and bring plant’s feedback to cross functional teams.

The Experience You Will Bring


  • BS in Industrial, Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering or other Engineering disciplines
  • 3 years of experience in various manufacturing assembly processes like soldering, welding, dispensing, and crimping is essential.
  • Experience working with machine builders, developing SOWs, qualification plans, performing equipment acceptance runs, and rolling out the processes for mass production.
  • 3 years of working experience in manufacturing automation and assembly concept development.
  • Proven ability to understand customer technical needs, specifications and advanced automotive architecture and effectively provide solutions to customers both internal and external.
  • Must be able to travel up to 20%, including potential international travel.

What Will Put You Ahead

  • 2 years in automotive tier-1 cable assembly manufacturing process design and development.
  • Experience with cable assembly manufacturing processes. 

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. 
This employer uses E-Verify.  Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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