Process Engineer

Date: May 3, 2021

Location: Lafayette, IN, US, 47905

Company: Subaru

Process Engineer

Trim & Final Department

Direct Hire salaried role with Premium-Free benefits

Company Overview: Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. or “SIA”, located in Lafayette, Indiana, is the only Subaru vehicle manufacturing facility outside of Japan. SIA is a 4.4 million square foot automotive OEM – meaning our manufacturing process begins with coils of steel and ends with the high-quality vehicles you see out on the roads. We employ 6500+ Associates, both production and administrative, all under one roof.

SIA is the safest automotive manufacturing plant in the United States and is also a staple in the community due to its numerous fundraising activities held onsite, donations to local charities and plentiful volunteer opportunities. SIA is a frontrunner in environmental conservation being the first Zero-Landfill automotive manufacturing plant and the first to have its campus designated a backyard wildlife reservation. SIA has grown tremendously since its 1989 beginnings and continues to be an example of success within the automotive industry.


Outline of duties:

  • Overall Project Management utilizing detailed schedules and milestones to track progress.
  • New Manufacturing Process Set-Up / Process Change Implementations
  • Evaluation of Equipment Cycle and Associate Process Interaction
  • Study Impact of Production Line Sped Changes and impact to manning and process.
  • Analyze Process Efficiency and Implement Improvements
  • Evaluate Vehicle Components for Cost Reduction and continuous Improving ideas.
  • Support ISA New Model Development from concept to implementation of Vehicle
  • Study vehicle component interactions and drawing variation to determine fit or installation.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Relevant automotive experience with a minimum of 2-year experience in manufacturing environment. Proficient in Excel. Excellent written and oral communication, strong organizational skills, ability to manage multiple tasks, strong analytical and problem-solving ability, proven people skills, and ability to work with multiple departments on projects. Ability to travel overseas and domestic.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with Model Development of new products or product changes.
  • Experience evaluating new parts or components and their effects on existing process.
  • Background in training or experience with root cause analysis methods.
  • Project management skill from concept to implementation including schedule and budget management.
  • Able to read, understand and interpret technical vehicle parts drawing.


Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce.

Nearest Major Market: Lafayette