Textron Specialist Industrilization in Avilla, Indiana

Specialist Industrilization


Kautex, a wholly owned subsidiary of Textron Inc., is one of the leading providers of plastic fuel systems, fuel filling tube applications, automatic windshield cleaning systems, blow molding pipes, fluid containers and other components worldwide. A major player in the automotive industry, Kautex is one of the top 100 volume suppliers servicing automakers (e.g. GM, Toyota, Mercedes, etc.) around the globe. Kautex’ prides itself on technical innovation, exceptional quality and continuous improvement. As an organization, Kautex creates a culture of safety, engaged employees and opportunity for rich professional growth.


  • Be responsible for the process setup and the optimization of blow molding / injection molding, post-cooling, welding and any other process step during samplings of injection & blow molded products

  • Support the Manager Trials and Sampling in defining appropriate sampling objectives, schedules and process flow charts

  • Interact with the plants program management team and advanced manufacturing to ensure that all actions are initiated and executed in time

  • Be in charge of the sampling execution, optimize the process to meet the CAR assumptions and participate the full trial run in the assigned sampling location to ensure a sufficient process flow and an adequate process documentation

  • Ensure proper documentation of process parameter and sampling results (e.g. process book)

  • Escalate potential issues and roadblocks as early as possible to the manager trials and sampling

  • Prepare and participate tooling and equipment sign-offs, a kick-off meeting and an after action review per sampling



  • Technical apprenticeship, technical background

  • Several years of work experience in blow molding / injection molding and/or post-cooling and welding

  • Experience in working in foreign countries and cultures based on international assignments and/or project work

  • Detailed knowledge of blow molding and/or injection molding process

  • Experience with post-cooling, plastic welding and automated handling

  • Experience with pneumatic, hydraulic and electric systems

  • Knowledge of MS office and preferably MS Project

  • Lean tools, 6S, A3, PDCA, TPM

  • Experience in leading and coaching others

  • Fluent English skills written and spoken

EEO Statement

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Manufacturing

Primary Location US-Indiana-Avilla

Recruiting Company Kautex

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 273537