Kautex Textron

Specialist Process Development (m/f/x)

Kautex Textron

Kautex, a subsidiary of Textron Inc., is rated among the Top 100 Automotive Suppliers worldwide. The company is a leading global supplier of hybrid and conventional plastic fuel tank systems, selective catalytic reduction systems (SCR) and clear vision systems and sensors. In addition, the company produces and supplies camshafts, castings and industrial packaging. Headquartered in Bonn, Germany, the company owns and operates more than 30 facilities in 14 countries worldwide.

Kautex is a company where ideas are put into motion by those who are accelerating the future. A pioneer in the design and manufacture of plastic fuel systems for light vehicles, including hybrid vehicle applications, Kautex is expanding its portfolio to offer smart products and data-driven services to our customers, enabling them to fulfill latent consumer needs. From battery systems for use in hybrid and full battery electric vehicle applications to autonomous drive vehicle cleaning systems, Kautex is committed to pioneering solutions for the era of new mobility.
Kautexstraße 52,53229 Bonn-Holzlar

  • 308546

Kautex is a global company with over 30 plants in 13 countries. As a Tier One automotive supplier, we navigate and accelerate throughout the automotive industry with ideas being put into motion by those who are driving the future. A pioneer in the design and manufacturing of plastic fuel systems for light vehicles – including hybrid vehicle applications – Kautex is expanding our portfolio to offer smart products. From battery systems for use in hybrid and full battery electric vehicle applications to autonomous vehicle cleaning systems, Kautex is committed to pioneering solutions for the era of new mobility. We also know that sustainability is not just a word for us – because our planet isn’t better unless we can be better.

We have an exciting opportunity that enables you to:

  • Be responsible for new technology process development in the field of plastic battery housings for automotive applications. Process development will include topics from the fields of processing LFT, GMT, SMC and granulate in compression molding processes as well as injection molding, although the job description is not limited to these materials/processes.
  • Maintain overview of process development topics, implement new relevant content, prioritize and and manage process development topics in accordance with the company strategy.
  • Plan and Conduct samplings and execute design of experiments. Ensure documentation, evaluation and presentation of results.
  • Conduct data analysis of process and quality data for process development, optimization and long-term evaluation.
  • Define and support the creation of P-FMEAs.
  • Create global Standardization documents to scale the knowledge.
  • Define, release, update, distribute and transfer the content of the standards into the organisation and implement lesson learned.
  • Define and develop standards out of the conducted samplings and trials to capture optimal process and equipment setup.
  • Support Equipment development as well as Product development with process know how.
  • Support Industry 4.0 Tech department to capture and define necessary process data to establish process boundaries for serial production.
  • Support process simulation team and feasibility studies.

  • University degree in Plastic engineering or comparable
  • Experience in composite processing or injection molding
  • Relevant experience in one of the mentioned technologies is a strong plus
  • Able to communicate internationally and working in foreign countries and cultures
  • Willingness to travel international
  • Self-driven independent character (DoE, material & process know how, validation methods)
  • Fluent business and technical German and English skills are required
  • Strong systematic approach to gain a deep know-how of future processes

We’re seeking a compassionate individual who drives for results, is action orientated with strong functional-technical skills and the ability to prioritize.


We offer an international, family-friendly, and diverse work environment in which you can help shape the mobility of tomorrow, our positions offer flexibility and some remote work. Additionally, we have great career development opportunities in the field of new mobility with interesting and challenging projects, as well as various personal and professional trainings.

Job FieldManufacturing
Primary LocationGermany-North Rhine Westphalia-Bonn – Holzlar HQ
Recruiting CompanyKautex
Job LevelIndividual Contributor
ShiftFirst Shift
Job Posting12/14/2022, 6:06:49 AM

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