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Program Manager

Job Number:  66356
Group:  Magna Exteriors
Division:  Co-Ex-Tec
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Concord, ONTARIO, CA, L4K 2R2

Work Style: 



Job Number: 66356 
Group: Magna Exteriors  
Division: Co-Ex-Tec 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: CONCORD 
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

Manage overall programs from receipt of order to steady state production, “cradle to grave”.  Act as the principal contact during program implementation.  Be responsible for leading the program team in completing the tasks and work packages as defined in the Trax APQP program.  Ensure customer satisfaction through timely response to requests. Ensure improvement through value add/value engineering opportunities. Ensure all projects are delivered on-time and within budget.

Your Responsibilities

  1. Participate in APQP Phase 1/ New Program Quotes. Provide detailed and thorough information to the Quoting Team for any changes from initial Program Award forward.

  2. Perform formal / informal risk review and develop risk management strategies to minimize program exposure and ensure compliance and enforcement of Customer Specific Requirements, QMS (IATF16949), Health and Safety (ISO 45001), EMS (ISO14001), and security (PIP) requirements.

  3. Responsible for coordinating and leading resources to ensure successful program implementation

  4. Lead Cross functional team to ensure product design development aligns with the planned tooling, manufacturing and process development for the Program application, with consideration to cost and customer quality expectations.

  5. Provide Expertise to Purchasing, Tooling, Manufacturing Engineering and Quality Engineering in defining technical requirements, vendor selection in support of achieving defined program targets and customer expectations.

  6. Coordinate pre-production builds, and ramp up builds to meet customer part delivery expectations.

Who we are looking for

  • Post- Secondary Degree in Engineering or related field preferred or strong technical background

  • Minimum 5 years related experience, preferably in the automotive industry as Program Manager

Your preferred qualifications

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

Candidates will be required to complete a Criminal Records Check and, if deemed necessary, a Credit Check as part of the candidate selection process.

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

  • Medical and Dental Benefits after probation

  • Profit Sharing (EEPPP) and Company Match Group RRSP Program

  • Company Paid Basic Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D)

  • Corporate Plans for Roger's Cellphone Data Plans

  • Employee Discounts: Auto and Home Insurance, Retail, Restaurants, etc.

  • Educational Assistance Program

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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