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Focus Factory Manager

Job Number:  42927
Group:  Magna Electronics
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular


Group Description

Magna’s ADAS technologies are shaping an autonomous future and improving lives.

Full autonomy is coming. But to create the technology which will bring it into view, you need the desire and ability to adapt complete ADAS systems or modular solutions to any vehicle, for any mobility need.

Magna’s electronics solutions connect OEMs to their customers with features that improve their lives. It’s our expertise across the entire vehicle, key strategic partnerships and culture of innovation that allow us to make our industry-leading technologies road-ready. And it is how we’ll continue to build a safer, smarter and more connected mobility experience for all people.



Ensures that Customer expectations for Quality, Cost and Delivery with Financial responsibilities directly related to overall plant profitability.  Provides strategic leadership, management, and technical expertise to the organization.  Plans, develops, directs, implements, and maintains strategies and objectives.  Manages financial aspects of operations and understands the effect on financial performance.  Develops, reviews, and maintains budgets and expenses for department.  Monitors and controls costs and promotes cost savings.  Maintains appropriate level of staff support necessary to meet business goals and objectives.  Performs project work and other duties as necessary in support of business objectives.


  1. Bachelor’s degree in business or related field including eight years manufacturing leadership experience; or equivalent.  Possess high degree of knowledge in manufacturing, operations, process design, systems and quality.
  2. Leadership skills to lead and manage operations toward long-term departmental and organizational goals.
  3. Employee relationship and management skills to support, develop, and lead a successful operations team.
  4. Strong communication skills to work with internal and external contacts at all levels within the organization, represent the company in a professional manner, and to sell concepts to customers.
  5. Project and program management skills and proven financial capabilities to maintain quality, cost, and timing of programs.


  • Support, interpret, and enforce policies and work practices fairly and consistently.
  • Ensure safety and ergonomics is discussed in all work-team meetings.
  • Introduce and review the policies with work team.
  • Request appropriate training and equipment from Safety Department.
  • Ensure that unsafe conditions and actions in the work environment are corrected.
  • Lead accident investigations.
  • Participate in workplace safety inspections.



  1. Ensures that Customer Performance Metrics are maintained and met. 
  2. Manages financial aspects of operations and understands the effect on financial performance.  Develops, reviews, and maintains budgets and expenses for materials, equipment, travel, etc., ensuring conformity to plan.  Monitors and controls costs and promotes cost savings in support of goals and value analysis/value engineering (VA/VE) efforts.  Researches and recommends new processes, systems, policies, and procedures to pursue in the future.
  3. Develops and manages cross-functional operations leadership teams to meet business objectives.  Monitors productivity of groups and individuals, recommends changes where desirable.  Provides leadership and support to staff and assists in employees’ skill development and develops team-based organization focused on goals and objectives. 
  4. Maintain and ensure that customer PPAP’s are effective, approved and on-time. 
  5. Monitors Corrective Action Reviews and ensures that they are effective to prevent recurrence to the customer.
  6. Meet quality and on-time requirements for the customer. 
  7. Process Metrics to be maintained include Customer Report Card, PPM/Index points, Scrap, Schedule attainment, labor efficiency, PMP Performance (engineering changes, methods, processes, etc.), Customer Audits, and Warranty Measures.

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: Detroit

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