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Manufacturing Specialist

Job Number:  67554
Group:  Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division:  Dortec - Bradford
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Bradford West Gwillimbury, ONTARIO, CA, L3Z 2A5

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About us

We see a future where everyone can live and move without limitations. That’s why we are developing technologies, systems and concepts that make vehicles safer and cleaner, while serving our communities, the planet and, above all, people.


Forward. For all.


Group Summary

The Mechatronics, Mirrors and Lighting group specializes in automotive technologies that are driving the future of mobility. Combining a deep systems knowledge to develop unique vehicle access experiences, intelligent visions systems and advanced automotive lighting technologies, MML's expertise light the path to innovation, safety and styling.


About the Role

Plan, analyze, implement and evaluate continuous improvement opportunities to existing equipment/processes to support Manufacturing Engineering. Develop processes for new business and products.

Your Responsibilities

•    Develop processes for new business and products. 
•    Quote new business opportunities when required.
•    Investigate equipment for new business and continuous improvement opportunities
•    Utilize root cause problem solving methods to analyze issues affecting internal quality (ppm) and productivity issues (OEE – overall equipment efficiency)
•    Identify quality improvements and defect prevention by developing and implementing mistake/error proofing fixtures and devices
•    Prepare capital projects and acquire quotes to justify new equipment acquisitions for continuous improvement opportunities
•    Conduct Engineering Feasibility Studies (EFSs) to determine feasibility of implementing labour and material cost savings opportunities
•    Initiate Process Change Notifications (PCNs) to initiate changes or alterations to the current manufacturing process
•    Keep all necessary product information (FMEA, process flow charts, instruction sheets, etc) up-to-date and readily available 
•    Facilitate quality and productivity related meetings for assigned products and keep up-to-date meeting minutes
•    Update measurables, presentation material and other tracking documents for monthly Quality Operating System (QOS) reviews
•    Identify and implement labour savings opportunities (direct and indirect) wherever feasible
•    Maintain plant layout with up-to-date product line layouts
•    Coordinating the implementation of new production equipment and operator training to meet standards and final sign-off requirements
•    Involved in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering, equipment selection and negotiations with vendors.
•    Involved as Advanced Manufacturing Engineer with coordinating the implementation of new production equipment and operator training to meet standards and final sign off requirements for the ECU Business unit.
•    Acts as technical contact between management and vendors
•    Update and obtain customer approval on packaging forms (F150) for carryover programs as a result of engineering changes or customer issues. Must be aware of relevance and importance of their activities and how it effects quality and the environment for our customers

Who we are looking for

Your preferred qualifications

•    Completion of community college diploma/certificate
•    Minimum 2 years related working experience
•    3 to 5 years of work related experience preferred

What we offer

At Magna, you can expect an engaging and dynamic environment where you can help to develop industry-leading automotive technologies. We invest in our employees, providing them with the support and resources they need to succeed. As a member of our global team, you can expect exciting, varied responsibilities as well as a wide range of development prospects. Because we believe that your career path should be as unique as you are.

Site Benefits

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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