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Product Engineer

Job Number:  56990
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Magna Structures Tennessee Plant
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Ethridge, TENNESSEE, US, 38456



Job Number: 56990
Division: Magna Structures Tennessee LLC.
Job Type: Product Engineer
Location: Stanton, TN


Group Description

Cosma provides a comprehensive range of body, chassis and engineering solutions to global customers. Through our robust product engineering, outstanding tooling capabilities and diverse process expertise, we continue to bring lightweight and innovative products to market.


Role Summary

This position is for a new greenfield facility that will be located in the Greater Memphis, Tennessee area. To maintain complete understanding of customer product expectations and provide direction to program team to ensure these are met. 

Key Responsibilities

•    Responsible for maintaining updated BoM at all times
•    Responsible for communicating all engineering changes using the ECN Process ensuring a complete and accurate account of the change and all of its impacts are known 
•    Responsible for maintaining direct contact with the customer ensuring all questions and concerns related to product are being addressed in a timely manner.
•    Understand and promote Magna’s philosophies and Employee’s Charter
•    Understand customer communication and share with program team and other departments through effective ECN communication
•    Identify opportunities and offer commercially sound solutions to design related concerns
•    Provide accurate and thorough analysis of CAD files received from the customer
•    Develop sound relationships with customer contacts to ensure open lines of communication
•    Lead the program team in the development and implementation of VAVE ideas to help offset customer LTA expectations
•    Develop sound relationships with customer contacts, both internal and external, to ensure open lines of communication
•    Participate in VAVE cost reduction activities as it applies to product design 
•    Develop accurate component level prints with proper application of GD&T to ensure overall assembly requirements are met 
•    Lead the program team in arriving at design solutions for product concerns 
•    Understand product definition and ensure all manufacturing methods are compliant and capable of manufacturing the product at the intended quality level 
•    Work closely with process, quality and tooling engineers to develop optimum manufacturing strategy
•    Ensure all early-stage prototype parts meet full customer expectations through visual inspection of product prior to release for shipment
•    Support continuous improvement and lean manufacturing process
•    Monitor and maintain good housekeeping
•    Follow all plant safety policies and procedures
•    Perform other duties as required

Key Qualifications/Requirements

•    High School Diploma or GED required 
•    Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, or equivalent experience

•    AutoCAD and CAD viewer programs 
•    SDRC IDEAS, CATIA, or Unigraphics formats

3-5 years engineering experience in an automotive manufacturing environment

Computer skills-Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and MS Projects

•    Must have excellent mathematical, organizational, and communication skills (both verbal and written)
•    Ability to work in a team environment
•    Ability to develop good working relationships with customers
•    Ability to meet deadlines
•    Ability to handle multiple demands
•    Willingness to travel 
•    Must be willing to work extended or flexible hours as needed to meet customer requirements
•    Must have knowledge of geometric dimensioning and tolerance
•    Must have a good working knowledge of stamping and welding processes

Additional Information

Some of the physical demands of this position include the ability to lift 40 pounds, the ability to stand and sit for prolonged periods of time, and occasional bending and stooping. 

Some of the equipment and tools used are computer, telephone, fax machine, copier/printer, and a projector. 

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Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: Nashville

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