Modern wire harness systems and exclusive vehicle interiors: The name DRÄXLMAIER stands for automotive innovations – products that enhance your driving experience. Every day, approximately 75,000 associates around the world cooperate to contribute their knowledge, skills and automotive passion toward this goal. Individuals, who like to take on responsibilities, use their creativity and contribute their ideas toward the common success. Individuals like you!

Automation Engineer 1

Job Req ID:  120705

Duncan, US, 29334

Work Type:  Full time
Contract Type:  unlimited

Objective of job:

  • Learn and grow to maintain and improve the high level of technology in the manufacturing plant. Optimize the machine processes to improve cycle time, scrap reduction, quality defects, etc. Work with Production Engineering to execute process improvements for all carlines. 


Principle activities:

  • Grow to assists production and maintenance in isolating complex manufacturing issues whether it is in process, material, or machine functionality related.
  • Understand how to maintain database of all equipment programs and passwords.
  • Learn to upgrade PLC programs for new hardware installation.
  • Upgrade equipment to Improve maintenance repair time.
  • Learn to optimize robot programs to improve processes.
  • Learn to help rewrite equipment programs for line balancing per the Production and Industrial Engineers.
  • Learn to Integrate new technology to improve processes (cameras, sensors, etc.)
  • Assist Sr Automation Engineers to solve complex engineering changes.
  • Integrate production tracking systems to assist production in data collection.
  • Assist project team in the install and signoff of new processes and equipment.
  • Assist AE in training Engineering Techs in new equipment and programming procedures
  • Other duties as assigned by PDD6 management to ensure optimal plant performance.
  • Travel is required.



  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage.
  • Company match 401k program.
  • Excellent paid time off and holidays. 
  • Competitive pay structure.



We are looking forward to your application.


Company / Legal Entity: DAA Dräxlmaier Automotive of America LLC., Org-Code: OI-US-DUN611 

Nearest Major Market: Spartanburg
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina