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Manufacturing Engineer

Job Number:  17624
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Deco Automotive
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular
Location: 

Brampton, ON, CA

Magna

 

Deco Automotive, located in Rexdale and Brampton, Ontario is an automotive parts manufacturing facility that produces structural automotive components for Original Equipment Manufacturers (“OEM”) including BMW, Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, Tesla, and Toyota/Lexus. Deco Automotives’ capabilities include; Stamping, Hydroforming, Laser, CNC Machining, E Coating, Steel and Aluminum Assembly. We are certified in ISO/TS 16949 and ISO 14001.

Role Summary

To champion continuous improvement initiatives such cycle time, scrap, downtime and manpower reduction through welding / assembly, CNC, hydroforming, and stamping during the manufacturing of steel and aluminum engine cradles.  Champion the design, build, and development of assembly processes and tooling required. Manage launch activities, engineering changes, and VAVE activities. Support quality fast response meetings and trouble shoot production issues on the line. Be able to update and create PFMEA’s, process flows, work instructions and understand the product GD&T.

Key Responsibilities

•    Handles medium size projects from inception to completion (timing, concept, feasibility, design, construction, try-out, launch, final buy-off (PPAP and run at rate), prototype programs, and engineering changes) with moderate follow-up by leadership.
•    Conducts appropriate Manpower efficiency studies – through time and motion studies or standard data. Line balancing manpower, machine charts and analysis  
•    Prepares reports, charts and other documentation required for engineering records and projects
•    Works with all departments and customers to design solutions that improve production efficiency, ergonomics, safety and maintenance related issues 
•    Supports continuous improvement initiatives
•    Assists in developing material handling logistics (i.e. - Aisle layout, bin placement, dunnage assists, etc.) 
•    Reviews, monitors and co-ordinates tooling design, build, approval process and capital budgets
•    Supervises equipment relocation and installation to Deco Automotive
•    Assists in setting up preventative maintenance program for new equipment
•    Assists in resolving quality concerns
•    Reviews, co-ordinates and implements all customer approved engineering changes, including part level communication updates, physical part update, process sheet update, physical tooling change, etc
•    Interfaces with production departments, customers and vendors to design packaging solutions to improve production planning, efficiency, ergonomic design and economic viability of our operation
•    Reviews, monitors and co-ordinates custom packaging design, build, approval process and capital budgets
•    Assists in setting up preventive maintenance program for e-coat and shipping racks
•    Co-ordinates all required actions to resolve quality and safety concerns related to packaging
•    Reviews, co-ordinates and implements packaging changes as a result of customer approved engineering changes
•    Supports new business quoting process with packaging recommendation including pack densities and design concepts for custom racks
•    Updates and documents current plant layouts
•    Supports new business quoting process with packaging recommendations including pack densities and design concepts for custom racks as well as plant layout drawings
•    Supports activities for successful attainment of PPAP and GP-9
•    Knows and understands process documentation and customer specific requirements as they relate to this job function
•    Adheres to Deco Automotive’s Core Values: Integrity, Respect, Trust, Honesty, Fairness and Loyalty
•    Follows and complies with all Operational Procedures and Policies as Outlined in the Team Member Handbook, Quality and Environmental Programs (i.e.  TS16949, ISO14001)
•    Understands, promotes and lives by Magna’s philosophies and the Employee’s Charter
•    Performs other duties as required

Key Qualifications/Requirements

•    Engineering Degree/Diploma in Mechanical Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering
•    Minimum Five (5) years related experience within an automotive assembly or  similar manufacturing industry 
•    Experience in Project Management
•    Able to read and interpret CAD drawings, experience with AutoCAD
•    Knowledge of MIG welding aluminum and galvanized steel
•    Knowledge of stamping, hydroforming, E-coat and CNC machining an asset
•    Good organizational, verbal and written communication skills
•    Appropriate presentation skills for customer interface
•    Ability to work in a fast paced environment
•    Ability to uphold confidentiality
•    Demonstrates the ability to work effectively in a team environment
•    Ability to work overtime to meet customer needs

Additional Information

•    Accepts personal responsibility to plan and conduct their work safety in compliance with the Occupational Health & Safety Act as well as company policies and guidelines.
•    Report to his/her leader or designate any contravention of the act, any known hazards or defects in equipment
•    Responsible for Good House Keeping in your area

Accommodations for disabilities in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.

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