Manufacturing Software Specialist

Location Flora, IL, USA

Pacesetting. Passionate. Together. Since 1899, HELLA, one of the leading automotive suppliers worldwide, has shaped the industry with innovative lighting systems and vehicle electronics. In addition, the company is one of the most important partners of the aftermarket and independent workshops. What motivates us: Shaping the mobility of tomorrow and fostering the central market trends such as autonomous driving, efficiency and electrification, connectivity and digitization as well as individualization. Every day, 39,000 employees worldwide are committed to this with passion, know-how and innovative strength.



Responsible for software and computer related hardware/systems that are associated with the various software packages being utilized by MES System.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Maintain software/configuration to provide data services in an efficient manner.
  2. Preparation of shopfloor software concepts under consideration of existing and in future production use as well as test equipment.
  3. Execution of pilot surveys due to internal and external requirements as well as selection and testing of shopfloor software.
  4. Maintain latest release of product bill of materials in software systems.
  5. Programming and administration of shopfloor software under consideration of the valid Hella security and data protection regulations.
  6. Implementation of shopfloor software under consideration of data protection, data security and availability.
  7. Monitoring and optimization of the shopfloor system by appropriate system management as well as system performance tools.
  8. Train key users and end users in use of application software.
  9. Organization and execution of trainings for the system users.
  10. Organization and execution of workshops for the integration of shopfloor software together with internal and external partners.
  11. Provide technical support to handle questions/problems that end users have running/manipulating software.
  12. Identify hardware/software needs and analyze the use of software/hardware to find stress points and repair of failures.
  13. Other duties as assigned by management.
  14. Must complete the required training plan for Shopfloor Software Specialist (see Training Plan for Technical Services).
  15. Strive for continuous improvement in performing job duties and responsibilities.
  16. Assure that production is running with the adequate software.




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education, Skills and Experience

  • Associates Degree in Information Technology.  Bachelors' degree is preferred.
  • Two (2) years' experience in a hands-on hardware/software application environment is preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of PC hardware and software, local area network, file server hardware, cabling, troubleshooting and scanner setup.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment.




  • This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Take the opportunity to reveal your potential within a global, family-run company that offers you the best possible conditions for progressing in your career.

Please send us your application through our careers portal, citing reference number OT1901.

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HELLA Electronics Corporation
Ms. Sherylynn Hostettler
1101 Vincennes Avenue
Flora, Illinois 62839