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Job Number:  62012
Group:  Magna Exteriors
Division:  Magna Exteriors Craiova
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Craiova, RO

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Job Number: [[62012]] 
Group: [[EXTERIORS]]  
Division: [[MAGNA CRAIOVA]] 
Job Type: [[Permanent]] 
Location: [[Craiova, Romania]] 


Group Description

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.


Main responsibilities

Key Objectives and Result Areas:

  • Full operational responsibility for the department
  • Full budget responsibility for the department.
  • Implement and develop key measurables to identify and drive business improvements within the department; deploy and maintain “Zero Scrap” philosophy within the department.
  • Lead the development and implementation of significant improvements in department wide processes, procedures, and systems.
  • Develop a continuous improvement philosophy with goals and timelines.
  • Responsible for the launch of new products and change management within the department.
  • Implement standard operating procedures across all areas of responsibility.
  • Manage staff at all levels in an efficient and flexible manner.
  • Ensure staff are adequately trained and qualified.
  • Mentor staff in an approachable and constructive manner.
  • Maintain and develop the emphasis on ownership and accountability throughout the department.
  • Maintain and develop the delivery of finished products in line with cost, quality and production schedule requirements.
  • Provide leadership and direction.
  • Health and safety awareness will be amongst your main priorities, and health and safety guidelines should be actively promoted.
  • Communicate, liaise, and negotiate internally and externally using appropriate methods to facilitate the development of profitable business and sustainable relationships.



  • Master's Degree preferable in Engineering
  • Fluent in English

Job Skills:

  • Ability to motivate a team of people
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Result-oriented
  • Multi-tasking skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Pack, advanced knowledge in Excel


  • At least 3 years of Paint experience in an automotive manufacturing environment. OEM/Supplier
  • Minimum of 5 years manufacturing experience.
  • Supervisory experience in a manufacturing setting.
  • Experience leading and coordinating multiple projects with internal plant personnel, outside contractors and vendors.
  • Experience in preparing documentation, presenting and gaining consensus and approval of projects and cost justification proposals.
  • Ability to work independently to develop solutions for complex problems based on facts, experience and judgment.
  • Experience in managing people

Personal Competencies

  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Mentoring abilities
  • Versatile Team Player
  • Well organized
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good coordinator, good organizer.

Other Features of Job

  • European Travel occasionally


  • Experience in project management and budget control for capital projects.
  • Knowledge of various coating applications with an emphasis on the automotive processes.
  •  Understanding of Paint process quality measurement methods (X-rite, Wavescan, dry film thickness etc) Including Colour evaluation methods.
  • Knowledge of Industry product test approval requirements.
  • Knowledge of Lean manufacturing techniques.
  • Understanding and awareness of Health & Safety / environmental legislation impacts, conversant with compliance standards.
  • Experience in developing manufacturing procedures, process flow, and process controls.

We are looking for a motivated person, highly skilled, team worker, willing to perform, flexible, taking decisions and responsible.

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