Manufacturing Engineer

Wabash National Corporation - Kokomo, IN3.5


*This position is located in Lafayette, IN*

_***Wabash is not considering candidates that need sponsorship or are currently working through an OPT***_

Wabash National is a $2.4B diversified industrial manufacturer and is the largest producer of Semi-Trailers in North America. Wabash National has grown to over 15 manufacturing sites, with the HQ and two largest plants located in Lafayette, IN.

Wabash National is looking for a Manufacturing Engineer to join our Dry Vans Trailer assembly plant in Lafayette, IN. This is Wabash's largest and highest revenue producing facility.

This individual will support production, troubleshooting any issues on the line. They will also assess process capabilities, identify improvement opportunities and integrate new processes & equipment. They will also be involved in analyzing equipment downtime to improve reliability and will also be involved in new capital projects.

This individual will be working in a fast-paced, heavy industrial environment. They will be working with metal fabrication processes, including welding, presses, turrets, assembly, etc. Previous experience is highly preferred.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree required (preferably in Mechanical Engineer or Engineering Technology)
  • 5+ years of experience in industrial and/or automotive manufacturing
  • 2+ years of Manufacturing / Process engineering experience with-in an Assembly or Welding environment
  • 1 to 2 years of experience with capital project management and justification
  • 1 to 2 years of AutoCAD and Solidworks design experience
  • SAP experience a plus
  • Microsoft Project (or equivalent) experience preferred
  • Metal Fabrication (shear, presses, turrets, laser cutting, plasma cutting) and MIG welding experience a plus

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $65,000.00 to $80,000.00 /year


  • Manufacturing Engineering: 5 years (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Preferred)