Navistar, Inc. Mfg Chief Engineer in Huntsville, Alabama

We are seeking a Manufacturing Chief Engineer to join our Huntsville Engine Plant responsibilities include:

  • Lead the development process in diesel engine manufacturing requirements

  • Manages and develops diesel engine manufacturing engineering staff

  • Owns plant layout and process to modify the manufacturing of diesel engines

  • Oversees the roll-out of new engine programs and the maintenance of current products within the assembly plant

  • Ensures engineering changes are successfully launched in production

  • Documentation of Navistar’s New Engine Launch (NEL) and Navistar Product Development (NPD) processes

  • Ensures / oversees the engineering group verifies improvement by following proper process modification verification

  • Ensures engine manufacturing process instructions are up to date

Oversees the planning, development, implementation and maintenance of manufacturing methods, processes and operations for new and existing products. Ensures the effective use of materials, equipment, and personnel in producing quality products at minimum costs. Acts as a liaison with engineering in releasing new products. Develops systems to maintain reports and record keeping of company products. Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 12 years of product manufacturing experience

  • At least 6 years of management experience


  • Master’s degree and at least 10 years of product manufacturing experience

  • At least 6 years of management experience


  • At least 14 years of product manufacturing experience

  • At least 6 years of management experience

  • Qualified candidates, excluding current Navistar employees, must be legally authorized on an unrestricted basis (US Citizen, Legal Permanent Resident, Refugee or Asylee) to be employed in the United States. Navistar does not anticipate providing employment related work sponsorship for this position (e.g., H-1B status)

  • Must have extensive diesel engine manufacturing experience

Desired Skills:


  • Background

  • Dealing with Ambiguity

  • Comfort Around Higher Management

  • Functional/Technical Skills

  • Innovation Management

  • Building Effective Teams

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Navistar is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

Internal Title: Mfg Chief Engineer

Job #: 2018-25614

ERP Eligibility: Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

External Company Name: Navistar Corporation

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Street: 485 Short Pike Road