Continental, Inc

Mechanical Engineer

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Elwood, Indiana| 70k-75k| Direct


Continental Inc is looking to hire experienced Mechancial Engineers in Elwood, Indiana. This position plans and designs methods to improve quality and efficiencies through continuous improvement and standard work practices.


  • Improve production line processes and efficiencies.
  • Troubleshooting of line issues to find root cause and apply countermeasures to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Continuous improvement for quality, productivity, and scrap.
  • Coordinate multi-department improvement teams for production lines.
  • Support daily production needs.
  • Create standard work practices for production lines.
  • Assist in integration of new manufacturing processes to the plant floor.
  • Assist in new model launches for both new production lines and modifications to existing lines.
  • Assist in the design of error proof techniques for quality improvement.
  • Assist in design changes to current production processes.
  • Support downtime if the engineer is designated as a production/manufacturing engineer
  • Support layouts if engineer is designated as an industrial engineer position
  • Support machine moves if engineer is designated as industrial engineer position
  • Support machines and processes if engineer has designated lines in the plant.
  • Support high tech automation projects if engineer is designated to support high tech. machinery
  • Support time studies as needed
  • Other job assignments as needed by management.
  • Order machinery or materials when required
  • Maintain project schedules as planned





  • Bachelor of Science degree in manufacturing, industrial, or process engineering or a relevant field is required.
  • 3-5 years of manufacturing experience.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience with robotic arc and resistance welding.
  • Knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic, electrical, and controls applications.
  • Understanding of PLC, sensor, and vision system.
  • Strong understanding of various quality and inspection standard practices.
  • Ability to work with several different processes for example, robotic painting, stamping, pipe bending, MIG/TIG welding, robotic assembly cells. (not all required)
  • Lean manufacturing and six sigma experience.
  • Good teamwork skills.
  • Ability to focus on goal and obtain predetermined results.
  • Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations.
  • Ability to meet daily, weekly, and monthly goals set by management and self.


Skill and Abilities

  • Work with AutoCAD, Solidworks, or Catia.
  • Microsoft Outlook.
  • Microsoft Office.
  • QAD
  • Ability to train others.


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