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Senior Technician, Laser Process

Job Number:  56408
Group:  Magna Corporate
Division:  Magna International Corporate Office
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Aurora, ONTARIO, CA, L4G 0G9

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Job Number: 56408 
Group: Magna Corporate  
Division: Magna International Corporate Office 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: AURORA 


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

The Sr. Technician, Laser Process is a hands-on technical position in our engineering team, supporting new product development and effective R&D execution for all facets of Magna’s laser process technology. This role will participate in all the technical execution aspects of laser process development, testing including prototype development, qualification and trouble-shooting. Main fields of research include laser cutting, welding, etching, cleaning, surface modification & heat treatment.

Major Responsibilities

  • Supports technical product and process development as tasked by management 
  • Provides feedback and assists management in technical decisions and problem solving
  • Responsible for setup & testing associated with laser application development projects
  • Responsible for laser validation testing using with variety of laser types or modules 
  • Maintain a safe operating environment and follow all Corporate Policies and Procedures
  • Completes DOE’s, develops and documents manufacturing processes, including PMFEA analysis

Knowledge and Education

  • Preferred, Engineering degree with focus in Laser Science & Optics
  • Familiarity with laser safety procedures
  • Familiarity with robot programming
  • Familiarity with machine shop tools and millwork

Work Experience

  • At least 5 years of experience using laser technology 
  • At least 5 years of hands-on experience with laser test/lab equipment, including support equipment such as chillers, power supplies, oscilloscope, spectrum analyzers, power meters, signal acquisition equipment, multi meter, etc. 
  • Experience with electrical circuits/soldering 
  • Previous experience working effectively in a collaborative team environment 

Skills and Competencies

  • Ability to program robots
  • Ability use CAD (Solid works, Space claim, or CATIA) to support project work
  • Demonstrated flexibility – ability to change task or plan quickly 
  • Can demonstrate LASER technology and can train laser operators
  • Learners – makes growth of self & others a priority 
  • Executes - keeps commitments 
  • Innovates and is a self-starter – takes the initiative to exceed expectations
  • Demonstrated problem-solving and analysis skills 
  • Ability to communicate and understand highly technical verbal and written communications 

Work Environment

  • Normal amount of sitting or standing, average mobility to move around an office environment, able to conduct normal amount of work at a computer. Local and/or international travel may be required.

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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