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Automotive Division Job Opportunities

Chicopee, MA | Portland, TN

Chicopee, MA

Available Positions:
Quality Engineer | Cost Analyst |

Quality Engineer

Essential Job Functions:

  • Primarily responsible for meeting our quality requirements and goals as they relate to PPAP, problem resolution, documentation and change approval.
  • Provide leadership for continuous improvement team activities in specific manufacturing departments.
  • Coordinate activities with both Manufacturing and Quality Assurance, particularly on issues related to customer requirements.
  • Active participation in defining inspection requirements, acceptance limits and inspection plans to ensure compliance with customer requirements.
  • Identify areas for improvement related to customer quality and recommended solutions to identified problems. Implement approved changes using quality principles and document requirements on a timely basis.
  • Work closely with manufacturing operations to identify and resolve production and quality system deficiencies.
  • Help facilitate continuous improvement and learning across functional areas through training and communication of quality initiatives.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering discipline.
  • At least 3 years of Quality Engineer experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced, high volume automotive manufacturing company.
  • Experience with lean manufacturing, project management and ISO procedures are preferred.
  • Excellent computer skills and communication skills are required.
  • Ability to travel as needed, including internationally.
  • ASQ certified is a plus.
  • Familiar with TS16949 certification requirements.

Please mail or e-mail your resume with salary history to Tsubaki at 106 Lonczak Drive, Chicopee, MA 01022 or email and reference job title in subject line.

Cost Analyst

US Tsubaki Automotive, LLC a world-class manufacturer and supplier of Timing Chain Systems to the automotive industry is seeking Cost Analyst in Chicopee, Massachusetts.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Perform routine cost accounting functions – monitor Standard Cost changes, etc.
  • Provide oversight of production variance follow-up
  • Responsible for all aspects of fixed assets including capital requests, asset ledgers and depreciation calculations, and our fixed asset inventory
  • Reconcile inventory valuation on a monthly basis; review for accuracy
  • Review accuracy/appropriateness of valuation of various inventories
  • Assist with month end closing (i.e. production reporting and journal entries)
  • Complete special projects as requested
  • Responsibility for establishing and maintaining product standard costs
  • Assist with annual standard cost roll
  • Assist Marketing and Sales with New Product Development and Promotional costing
  • Work with production staff to improve efficiencies and reduce variances
  • Maintain data integrity via computer skills for inventory cost


  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in Accounting or Finance from four-year college or university
  • 1 to 2 years of related experience within a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Professional designation preferred (CPA, FP&A or CGMA) but not required
  • Experience with a major ERP system is a plus
  • Intermediate to advance Microsoft Excel skills required

Please mail your resume with salary history to Tsubaki, 138 Davis Street, Portland, TN 37148 or email us at and reference job title in subject line.

Portland, TN

Available Positions:
3rd Shift Assembler | Material Planner

3rd Shift Assembler

Essential Job Functions:

  • Following work instructions and/or route sheets, assemble and/or pack products for various departments.
  • Inspect machinery at beginning of shift and notate on check sheet.
  • Clean and/or lubricate machinery as required.
  • Inspect and place parts in designated trays.
  • Meet specified quantity and quality guidelines.
  • Maintain equipment in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Report faulty operation or defective material to supervisor.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Prior assembly experience a plus.
  • Familiarity with EDI, QAD, or other manufacturing software and MS Office Suite a plus.

Please mail or e-mail your resume with salary history to Tsubaki at 138 Davis Street, Portland, TN 37148 or email and reference job title in subject line.

Material Planner

Essential Job Functions:

  • Issuing and managing production schedules
  • Coordinates priorities between Production, Materials and Logistics
  • Reviews production reports for accuracy
  • Inventory control and cycle counting
  • Makes and posts production graphs for the shop floor
  • Continuous Improvement Activities.
  • Manages system for setup and operations (QAD, Freedom, EAM, IQS)
  • Assists Plant Manager as needed


  • High school diploma. Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience and computer skills including Microsoft Office programs. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts and apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written oral or diagram form.

Please mail or e-mail your resume with salary history to Tsubaki at 138 Davis Street, Portland, TN 37148 or email and reference job title in subject line. 

Equal Opportunity Employer — Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Tsubaki offers competitive salary commensurate with experience and excellent benefits, including health benefits effective on date of hire, 401(k) match and profit sharing.