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JOB ID: BHJOB8536_9876

Automation Process Engineer

Xcentri’s Engineering and Manufacturing Division is actively looking for an Automation Process Engineer for one of our priority clients.  


The company is publicly-traded and has continued to experience growth, winning several new programs for 2018 and beyond.  They are interested in continuing to drive new business development efforts throughout the next several years. They manufacture and deliver highly engineered finished parts for use in the manufacture of products in the automotive, agricultural, truck, transportation and marine industries.


The company is offering market comparable salary and re-location assistance for the right person.  They also have a Profit Sharing Plan that has averaged nearly 20% of base salary over the last 3 years.  Lastly, they offer a self-funded medical and dental plan making the premiums well below market average and offer a Defined Contribution Plan that offers company contributions to their employee’s retirement plan, over and above the company match on the 401K.


This Automation Process Engineer will be focused on converting existing manual processes to automated processes in support of a number of new programs for 2018 and beyond.  The Automation Engineer will develop and support projects for automated tool and part movement to aid in assembly, make recommendations for capital improvements, work directly with process engineering to improve a multi-step manufacturing process and build intrinsic value in the plant.  This role is an open slate for someone with a mind for both creativity and efficiency.  This role will report to the Engineering Manager of the facility.


To be considered for this role, you must have a 4-year Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering discipline such as Mechanical Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related degree.  You must have at least 2 years of hands-on experience within a TS 16949 environment [automotive] and experience developing solutions for converting manual processes to automated processes.  This role will also frequently interact with end clients, so both verbal and written communication must be developed and polished. 

The Location

The role is located in the Spartanburg, South Carolina area.  The Greenville/ Spartanburg area of “upstate” South Carolina is one of the fastest growing areas in the Southeast US.  Spartanburg is the 2nd largest city within the “Upstate” area combining for over 1.3 Million people.  It has all the features of a small town while giving easy access to the Smokey Mountains, Coastal Carolina, Atlanta and Charlotte.  In the hills of the mountains, the area has year-round mild weather and all 4 seasons; very little snow and not too humid.  The area has continued to expand its economy by attracting and retaining high “technology” companies, automotive suppliers, and a wide range of manufacturing companies.  The area is full of museums, festivals and parks making the area an excellent choice for families, empty nesters and singles.  A low cost of housing, low crime rate and easy access to an International Airport round out the reasons this area is a top pick for re-locations of both companies and families.

ABOUT Xcentri Inc.: 

Xcentri is an award-winning, full-service staffing and recruitment firm specializing in providing temporary and direct hire services for accounting/finance, engineering, office and administrative support, call center/customer service, and non-clinical healthcare positions. As a CEO Company, Xcentri was named to the Inc.5000 “Fastest Growing Private Companies” List for 2016 and 2017. The CEO companies Xcentri and CEO Inc. have also been honored with the Charlotte Business Journal’s “50 Fastest Growing Companies” for 2015-2016.  For more information visit



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