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Manufacturing Engineer

Job Number:  7392
Group:  Magna Seating
Division:  Magna Seating Detroit
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Highland Park, MI, US, 48203



Job Number: 7392 
Group: Magna Seating  
Division: Magna Seating Detroit 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: Highland Park 


Group Description

Magna is an innovative leader in the development and manufacturing of high quality complete seating systems. Our solution includes seating structures, mechanisms and hardware, as well as foam and trim products for global automotive, heavy truck and bus industries. Our capabilities include market and consumer research; full concept development; design and engineering capabilities; testing, validation and world-class manufacturing. Our award-winning seating solutions are developed from consumer research, finding the ease of operation to be comfortable, convenient and connected.

Role Summary

Under the direction of the Engineering Manager, develops and implements optimal, cost-effective manufacturing processes and methods in accordance with product specifications and quality standards.  Recommends and implements improvements to production processes, methods and controls.  Coordinates the manufacturing launch for new products.

Key Responsibilities
  • Coordinate manufacturing launch of products including goals, capital budgets, manufacturing processes, equipment design, training and evaluating
  • Prepare & maintain detailed facility layouts including manufacturing processes and equipment
  • Design and/or procure tools, machinery and equipment for recommended manufacturing methods, confers with vendors about product specifications; purchase machinery and equipment according to specs & standards
  • Evaluate & resolve problems
  • Confer with management, engineering, production and quality staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, product design and tooling, production schedules, etc., to ensure operator safety, efficient production methods & quality results
  • Develop & maintain process documentation including PFCs and PFMEAs.
  • Apply statistical methods and performs product/processes analysis for cost reduction, quality improvement, and improved efficiency
Key Qualifications/Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in manufacturing engineering or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of engineering experience in an automotive manufacturing environment.
Additional Information
  • Strong project management skills. 
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot manufacturing process and equipment issues. 
  • Working knowledge of kaizen and/or lean manufacturing techniques. 
  • Proficient with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. 
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD.

08--Engineering F--Permanent/Regular 

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