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Project Engineer

Job Number:  42556
Group:  Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division:  Magna Mirrors South Carolina
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 42556 
Group: Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting  
Division: Magna Mirrors South Carolina 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: GREER 


Group Description

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.


Role Summary

Directs, coordinates, and exercises functional authority for planning, organizing, control, integration, and completion of engineering project within area of assigned responsibility by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Engineering liaison responsibility between the manufacturing facility and the customer.
  2. Plans and formulates engineering program and organizes project staff according to project requirements.
  3. Assists in or leads aspects of project such as technical studies, product design, preparation of specifications and technical plans, and product testing.
  4. Reviews product design for compliance with engineering principles, company standards, and customer contract requirements, and related specifications.
  5. Coordinates activities concerned with technical developments, scheduling, and resolving engineering design and test problems.
  6. Directs integration of technical activities and products.
  7. Evaluates and approves design changes, specifications, and drawing releases.
  8. Controls expenditures within limitations of project budget.
  9. Prepares interim and completion project reports.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform essential duties satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Project management skills to lead and manage projects.
  2. Troubleshooting skills for equipment and processes.
  3. Engineering skills and Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing to eliminate inefficiencies and reduce manufacturing costs.
  4. Demonstrated ability to conceptualize, coordinate, integrate internal data, and clearly articulate concepts, ideas, and other issues relating to project engineering.
  5. Demonstrated creativity and ingenuity to work on moderate to long-term assignments which are broad in nature.  Strong organizational, project management, and leadership skills to prioritize, coordinate projects, manage conflicting needs, and deal with many issues at one time.  Must be able to work independently.
  6. Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills in order to effectively communicate with internal and external contacts and represent the Company in a professional manner when performing job duties.  Must have excellent interpersonal skills to exercise influence at various levels and functions.
  7. Must be able to operate standard and specialized equipment related to the job.  Ability to calculate and analyze data, generate reports, present information, etc. 
  8. Demonstrated ability to research and recommend new products and processes.  Must be able to initiate implementation of continuous improvement processes.


  1. Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university or related experience.
  2. Five to seven years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Additional Information

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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: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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