Apply now »

Paint Process Engineer-3rd Shift

Job Number:  62539
Group:  Magna Exteriors
Division:  Decostar Georgia
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Carrollton, GEORGIA, US, 30117

Work Style: 



Job Number: 62539 
Group: Magna Exteriors  
Division: Decostar Georgia 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Work Style:  


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 Magna Exteriors portfolio of products includes access systems such as liftgates, exterior trim, modular systems, front-end modules including fascia, active aerodynamic systems and other lightweight structural components for automotive, commercial truck and other industrial markets.

Recognized globally as an innovator in all aspects of vehicle exteriors, Magna provides everything needed, from materials development and design through manufacturing and assembly, to help automakers create sleek, state-of-the-art vehicles across the world.


About the Role

This position reports directly to the Paint Process Leader and is responsible for the general and specific job duties as described below:

General Job Duties:
•    To exhibit an objective, fair and professional attitude that exemplifies the principles outlined in The MAGNA Employee’s Charter to maintain a positive and productive workplace.
•    To follow Decostar policies and display conduct expected of Decostar employees as described in the employee handbook.
•    Ensure that you follow company policies and business objectives in the daily supervision of the operations of the company.
•    To exhibit teamwork and leadership skills and actively participate in team activities in a positive working environment.
•    To demonstrate problem-solving skills in a work environment that is striving for continuous improvement.
•    To support all customer quality standards as well as the standards of Decostar.
•    To perform daily cross-functional job assignments as required and per the department’s established procedures and work instructions.
•    Ensure a spirit of respect, cooperation, ethical conduct and fair dealing in all our operations between our internal, external customers and suppliers.

Your Responsibilities

•    To direct and follow Decostar Industries health and safety policies and procedures that provide for a safe and healthful workplace for all Decostar Industries employees, contractors and visitors.
•    Exemplify the Charter principle for a safe and healthful workplace by correcting unsafe behaviors, eliminate or reduce the possibility of an employee injury due to hazardous conditions.
•    Immediately respond, in a positive and proactive manner to any Decostar employee’s health and safety concern or suggestion.
•    Immediately report any accidents, incidents or near misses to the Safety Department and complete the required Accident Reporting Forms within 24 hours.
•    Complete all required safety-related inspections.
•    Do not install or make changes to any equipment or machinery that may jeopardize the health and safety of any employee.
•    Continually monitor and troubleshoot all processes related to the paint process. React to feedback from internal and external customers and participate in 8-D, 5 Why and related problem-solving activities.
•    Support departmental and KOI goals to accomplish business plan objectives.
•    Support paint tooling program development and launch activities.
•    Provide technical support to track data for paint efficiency metrics.
•    Identify, communicate and document any difficulties relating to the product, process and/or quality system as per Decostar TS16949 directives.
•    Initiate, recommend or provide solutions utilizing error-proofing techniques to prevent the occurrence of any non-conformities relating to the product, process and/or quality system through designated channels.
•    Develop, implement, verify and document parameter settings for all paint process and application equipment to maintain the specified quality standards detailed in the control plans for all products.
•    Track, record and prepare management reports detailing process capability and trend analyses of key parameters as directed by paint management.
•    Coordinate with paint management and other paint line personnel in the completion of process related projects and improvements.
•    Communicate and cooperate with paint suppliers on usage optimization, formulation compatibility, paint performance and quality issues.
•    Work with equipment suppliers to accurately collect application and performance data on new technology tested in the painting process.
•    Actively participate in continuous improvement teams as assigned by paint management.
•    Perform other duties as assigned.

Who we are looking for

•    Previous automotive finishing and robotic experience required.
•    Experience with industrial control, computer technology and programming is an asset.
•    Experience in computer skills such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Project (or similar)
•    Fluent in English (reading and writing).
•    Technical ability in areas such as robot programming, maintenance activities, PLC programming, etc.

Your preferred qualifications

•    Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering required. Five years work related experience may be substituted in lieu of degree. Work experience combined with current schooling towards degree will be considered.
•    Must be computer literate on the Windows platform.
•    Must pass Farnsworth-Munsell 100 Point Hue Test Annually

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.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Apply now »