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AME Director

Job Number:  13675
Group:  Magna Electronics
Division:  Magna Electronics Sailauf
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Auburn Hills, MI, US, 48326 Sailauf, DE

Group Description


Magna’s ADAS technologies are shaping an autonomous future and improving lives.


Full autonomy is coming. But to create the technology which will bring it into view, you need the desire and ability to adapt complete ADAS systems or modular solutions to any vehicle, for any mobility need.


Magna’s electronics solutions connect OEMs to their customers with features that improve their lives. It’s our expertise across the entire vehicle, key strategic partnerships and culture of innovation that allow us to make our industry-leading technologies road-ready. And it is how we’ll continue to build a safer, smarter and more connected mobility experience for all people.


Role Summary

The AME Director is responsible for leading a team of Advanced Manufacturing Engineers, driving key advances in equipment selection to deliver process improvements and effective use of all capital deployed across our manufacturing Divisions.  This position is open to any location in Magna Electronics globally. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Implement group level strategy for equipment and process that supports the current product road map and business plan
  • Define and structure a clear road map for process development through close collaboration with R&D department, as well as drive towards Industry 4.0 requirements
  • Manage complete Capex budget for Operations to meet Group financial targets
  • Develop standardization of equipment selection across all product lines, ensuring global standardization is a key driver
  • Introduce global partnerships with market leaders for key equipment that allows benefits in process optimization as well as cost leverage
  • Ensure on time and accurate support for business group quotations, determining cost drivers and Capex requirements in support to Division IE team
  • Define and implement KPI’s to demonstrate clear progress in manufacturing principles
  • Support new EEU footprint development with detailed planning for refurbishment and industrialization to meet strategy timing

Key Qualifications/Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electronics or Manufacturing Engineering
  • 4-8 years’ relevant experience regarding the Responsibility / Activities (listed above)
  • Automotive electronics (mandatory)
  • 5 years within a Senior Leadership role within an Electronics Manufacturing plant

Additional Information

07--Operations F--Permanent/Regular 

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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