General Support - Engineering Tech

Standard Motor Products, Inc
Greenville, South Carolina
Nov 24, 2023
Dec 01, 2023
Position Type
Engineer, Technician
Full Time
Organization Type
Established in 1919 and traded on the NYSE, Standard Motor Products, Inc., (SMP) is a leading independent manufacturer, distributor, and marketer of replacement parts for motor vehicles in the automotive aftermarket industry, with a complementary focus on heavy duty, industrial equipment and original equipment markets.

We are organized into two operating segments. Each segment focuses on providing our customers with full-line coverage of its products, and a full suite of complementary services that are tailored to our customers' business needs and driving end-user demand for our products. Our Engine Management Segment manufactures and distributes a full line of critical components for the ignition, electrical, emissions, fuel and safety-related systems of motor vehicles. Our Temperature Control Segment manufactures and distributes a full line of critical components for the temperature control (air conditioning and heating) systems, engine cooling systems, power window accessories and windshield washer systems of motor vehicles.

We sell our products primarily to automotive aftermarket retailers, program distribution groups, warehouse distributors, original equipment manufacturers and original equipment service part operations in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, Mexico and other Latin American countries.

We employ approximately 4,300 people in North America, Europe and Asia.

Overall Scope

Perform all duties necessary, under the general direction of the Operations Leader/Manufacturing Manager to assist in development of new production methods, improve existing production methods, troubleshooting technical, equipment and process related issues within the assigned Manufacturing Area.

Minimum Requirements
  • AS Degree in electronics, engineering technology, or a minimum five years of similar work experience
  • Experience with electrical, mechanical and controls of machinery used in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience with electronic data acquisition
  • Experience with developing & troubleshooting machine controls - PLC, HMI, IED, etc.

Responsibilities and Duties
  • Assist in developing manufacturing procedures for products based on performance specifications
  • Assist in developing troubleshooting/problem solving procedures for equipment and processes
  • Understand and modify electrical and electronic controls to improve equipment and processes
  • Modify/Program logic controllers for existing equipment and aid in creation of controls for new equipment.
  • Write Standard Operating Procedures based on specific equipment and manufacturing processes
  • Investigate non-conforming product and make corrective action recommendations
  • Perform project work as assigned by the Operations Leader/Manufacturing Engineers/Manufacturing Manager
  • Lead/Participate in problem solving methodologies (root cause analysis, 5 Why, Shainin/6 Sigma)
  • Summarize Investigation results to aid in permanent corrective actions

Ergonomic Focus

  • Standing and sitting at workstations.
  • Working at desk, computer, and using phone.
  • Lifting up to 50 lbs of parts and/or testing equipment
  • Standing/walking/sitting during 8-10 hour work shift.

Standard Motor Products is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.