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Technician - Manufacturing Engineer

Job Number:  57320
Group:  Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division:  Magna Mirrors Holland Mirrors
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Holland, MICHIGAN, US, 49423

Work Style: 

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.


Position Summary

Provides technical support to set-up personnel, manufacturing, and engineering in all phases of manufacturing. Develops schematics, designs, and specifications in support of new and existing processes/products. Work is moderately complex and difficult in character and requires program or project management skills.  Typically requires independent problem solving and decision making with broad guidance provided on overall project objectives and with specific guidance on program complexities. Decisions focus on prioritization, process and issues rather than data elements and usually involve moderate risk to the organization although results may have a long-lasting impact.  

Key Responsibilities

  • Participates in continuous improvement activities to reduce cycle time/down-time due to set-up, change-over, processes, and/or tooling.  
  • Troubleshoots, identifies, and implements system/process needs/improvements in work cell layout, process flow, work standards, etc.  Minimizes machine downtime affiliated with tooling, set-up, and/or processes. 
  • Conducts manufacturing process tests.  Selects and adapts/modifies test equipment and procedures, sets up and operates equipment, and records data.  Analyzes data and prepares reports.
  • Develops work standards for current tools, machines, and equipment in designated area and maintains accurate records.
  • Provides training and work direction to other staff.  Performs other duties as necessary.
  • Be a first line responder to independently investigate, find root cause and implement immediate and long term corrective action for out of tolerance process variance and equipment down time.
  • Communicating with process engineering and support personnel to ensure robust process and solutions.
  • Assists in development and implementation of quality procedures, work instructions and standards.  Understands Magna Mirrors Holland’s quality policy and assures compliance with ISO/IATF systems.

EHS Requirements

Performs all work in compliance with Magna Mirrors – Holland Mirrors Safety and Environmental policies and procedures as well as all Federal, State and local laws. Understand the importance of conformance with all safety and environmental procedures of the environmental and safety management systems, including emergency response. 
  • Report any unsafe condition or action to his or her supervisor.
  • Report any work-related injury to his or her supervisor within 8 hours. 
  • Never operate a machine or equipment until trained in the operating procedures, hazards, and safeguards and has been assigned to do so by the employer.
  • Never remove, displace, destroy, or carry off any safeguard or interfere with the use by any other person.
  • Use required personal protective equipment or devices where required.
  • Understand your responsibility to the environmental programs, including ISO14001. Understand the actual or potential environmental consequences, when deviating from specified work instructions.
  • Attend Environmental, Health and Safety training as required. 

Key Qualifications

  • Associate’s degree in related field plus related work experience including blueprint reading skills; or equivalent. 
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot, update, and work on all equipment and systems in area of responsibility (i.e. tooling, set-up, maintenance, manufacturing).
  • Demonstrated good interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills to communicate with internal and external contacts and work in a team environment.  Must be able to lead, train, and support other staff
  • Strong project management and problem-solving skills to work on projects independently under minimal work direction.

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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.

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