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Textron 2021 - Development Program for Engineers in Troy, Michigan

2021 - Development Program for Engineers


Do you hold a graduate-level degree (Bachelors or Masters) in Mechtronics, Electronics or Computer Sciences/Informatics? Do you possess a strong interest in new automotive mobility and Industry 4.0? If so, Kautex's rotational Development Program might be an excellent way for you to launch your career. Selected, qualified candidates participate in a 24 month program with four, six-month rotations (opportunities for international rotations are possible) in our Innovation, Product Engineering, Manufacturing and Quality teams.

With around 6,000 employees in 14 countries, we are one ofthe 100 largest automotive suppliers in the world in terms of sales volume.Well-positioned as the partner of choice for our customers, we develop andproduce innovative systems for Smart Fluid Management as well as Energy Storage– and Supply.

We place a strong focus on the development and promotion ofall employees, which is an essential part of our growth strategy. Would youlike to be part of our success story?


  • Career owner: Is responsible for own development. Asking for feedback, seeking for Learning and career opportunities

  • To have 6month PMP target definition. Make sure to have meaningful targets. Regular Feedback discussions and final evaluation

  • To have a meaningful Career File. Be owner of Development Plan in Career File

  • Communication of Career Aspirations - lead the repatriation process - find career opportunities and discuss with managers & HR

  • Create and maintain network with all Kautex Development Program participants with the purpose to share knowledge and experiences and build also on future network in the company

  • Provide continuous feedback to HR about Program in order to constantly improve

  • Know shopfloor environment

  • Know all interfaces and interdependencies between different functions and areas of the company

  • Complete 4 x 6 month rotations. At least a minimum of 3 x 6 month rotations in different functions or areas

  • Complete projects (A3) defined by Management and documented in PMP system during every rotation.

  • Have complete understanding of daily operational tasks and processes of the functions / areas of respective rotations.

  • Support common task within the Trainee - Team (location / global) e.g. best-practice sharing between locations or between different functions or between different Trainee Programs, organize social Team or Networking Event, Trainee Newsletter, ….

  • Work in line with all EHS Standards and Textron Ethics and Values


  • University degree in Business Administration / Sciences / industrial engineering / Operations research or comparable education

  • Preference given to candidates who possess skill in: Machine Learning, Data Science, Circular Economy, Composite Materials, Computer Sciences, Mechatronics, Robotics / Automation, Electronics, Thermal Management, Systems Engineering, Value Selling, Product Management, or Market Intelligence.

  • International experience by studying or working in foreign countries is desired

  • Fluent English language skills are required, an additional language would be an advantage

  • Geographic mobility

  • Competencies: Compassion, Ethics and Values, Self Development, Learns on the Fly, Willingness to Learn, Priority Setting, Drive for Results, Decision Quality

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Engineering

Primary Location US-Michigan-Troy

Recruiting Company Kautex

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 288750