Country: France

Duration: Permanent
Functional Area: Methods

DEFTA is a major player in the metal parts creation industry. We design cutting-edge solutions for the automotive sector as a Tier 1 supplier and more broadly in the industrial sector responding to the most complex challenges with ever more innovative methods. With its 1000 employees DEFTA has a strong presence in Europe (France Spain Slovakia and Romania) and aims to continue its growth by constantly opening up to new markets and continuing to develop.

Missions & Responsibilities:

  • Develop configure and optimize industrial processes from inception to start-up and certification
  • Develop best practices routines and innovative solutions to improve production rates product quality ergonomics and workstation safety in a continuous improvement process
  • Collaborate with project managers to ensure the design and manufacture of new products including:
    • Carrying out preliminary studies for reliability increased production and loss reduction
    • Helping to put new equipment and processes into production: drawing up specifications and costing
    • Participating in the design and choice of equipment and production locations
    • Supervising the phases of tests and fine-tuning of the processes
  • Analysing malfunctions and participating in the implementation of a continuous improvement approach
  • Looking for technical and economic solutions to optimize production costs
  • Proposing areas for improvement and estimating costs (budget time etc.) with the design office
  • Developing supplier sourcing and technically analyzing their offers
  • Breaking down and analysing the different stages of the process to make production processes more reliable
  • Carrying out feasibility studies to adapt the production tool to new commercial demands
  • Following developments in the company’s field of activity

Skills & Educational Qualifications:
Educational Qualifications:

  • Bac+5 training in mechanical engineering electronics or equivalent
  • Solid experience (approximately 5 years) in industrial process engineering or machine design


  • Excellent technical skills (mechanical pneumatic hydraulic electrical robotic)
  • Knowledge of the different processes used in the automotive industry (e.g. screwing assembly welding gluing etc.)
  • Familiarity with occupational health and safety regulations
  • Creativity proactivity and analytical thinking
  • A good level of English (B2) is required

Contact: DANIEL Moïra
Tel.: 01 60 42 70 89
Address: 10 rue de la Fontaine Rouge – 77 700 – CHESSY
Deadline for applications: 30/06/2024