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MES Analyst

Job Number:  61255
Group:  Magna Corporate
Division:  Magna IT Canada – Aurora Corporate
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Aurora, ONTARIO, CA, L4G 0G9

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Group Description

At Magna, we create technology that disrupts the industry and solves big problems for consumers, our customers, and the world around us. We’re the only mobility technology company and supplier with complete expertise across the entire vehicle.

We are committed to quality and continuous improvement because our products impact millions of people every day. But we’re more than what we make. We are a group of entrepreneurial-minded people whose collective expertise gives us a competitive advantage. World Class Manufacturing is a journey and it’s our talented people who lead us on this journey.


Job Introduction

This position is responsible for ensuring that MES related services and procedures are implemented, maintained and properly executed. This includes a good understanding of production processes, IT infrastructure as well as a close collaboration with other departments and Magna internal customers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Project management of MES related processes implementations, solutions and functions.
  • Gather and analyse business requirements, propose technical concepts and validate technical feasibility.
  • Coordination and implementation of MES Template functions in the plants.
  • Participate in functional test / integration test / GoLive preparations of MES services, processes, and functions.
  • Coordination of 3rd Level support with the current MES provider Solidat.
  • Support training activities with functional Keyusers.
  • Support and enhance the MES template functions in a continuous improvement process.
  • Support implementation of dashboards, reports and analytic solutions.
  • Act as a technical consultant to the plants and cross functional departments on MES topics.
  • Support the implementation of upgrades, patches and maintenance efforts on the template.
  • Attend and participate in internal and external meetings and user groups where appropriate.
  • Define and manage authorizations concept.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Masters or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or the equivalent in experience.
  • Minimum 5 years in related field (preferably in Automotive Manufacturing industry).
  • SAP certifications and / or Solidat MES solutions knowledge is an advantage.
  • Postgres SQL and Linux experience / certifications is an advantage.
  • Experience with MES standards & Templates preferred.
  • Hands-on experience with shop floor solutions (PLC’s; databases, supervisor PC’s.. e.g. Solidat).
  • Basic understanding of IT Infrastructure (Server, Network).
  • Strong communication and analytical skills, problem solving & interpersonal skills.
  • Willingness to travel globally is critical for this position.
  • Ability to work flexible hours when required.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Experience in global teamwork and different cultures.

Additional Information

We offer attractive benefits (e.g. employee profit participation program) and a salary which is in line with market conditions depending on your skills and experience.

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

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