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Continuous Improvement Manager

Job Number:  34591
Group:  Magna Electronics
Division:  Magna Electronics Holly – Plant 1
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Holly, MI, US, 48442



Job Number: 34591 
Group: Magna Electronics  
Division: Magna Electronics Holly – Plant 1 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: Holly 


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.


Position Summary:

The continuous Improvement Manager will support the division’s GM and AGM in the achievement of the division’s financial and operational objectives.  Lead a cross-functional team to implement continuous improvement activities in a division based on our Magna Factory Concept, MAFACT.  Responsible for conducting MAFACT assessments and create and improvement plan.  Lead LEAN Capex review for new projects and prepare it for approval by the Group MAFACT Lead.


Required Skills/Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical or manufacturing discipline
  • Minimum five years' experience in Continuous Improvement, leading change initiatives, demonstrated application of CI concepts/tools and achievement of significant results
  • Minimum 5 years of leadership experience, prefer at least 2 years in a manufacturing environment
  • Engineering, Quality, Operations or organizational management experience
  • Lean, KAIZEN and 5S required
  • Black Belt certification
  • Organizational and communication skills
  • Resilience, teamwork, flexibility
  • Independent, targeted and structured way of working
  • Analytical and complex thinking skills
  • Excellent computer skills with an advanced focus in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Change agent with strong credibility and influence in the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate others and achieve results
  • Demonstrated commitment for process improvement
  • Customer-focused in defining quality and establishing priorities


Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee, direct and manage all Continuous Improvement projects at the site
  • Ensuring / training the necessary problem-solving techniques on site
  • Implementation and execution of KAIZEN workshops
  • Development and implementation of the required standards of the Magna Factory System on site
  • Responsible for the achievement of the group goals in the annual audit with regard to the Magna Factory System as well as the continuous support of the executives and departments
  • Further development of the location in 5S
  • Professional office management and management support in day-to-day operations
  • Content-related and formal preparation of decision templates with the necessary research and data analysis
  • Organization, preparation and implementation of meetings and events, preparation and processing of meeting minutes
  • Collaboration on special topics and projects
  • Other duties as assigned by the General Manager



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Additional Information

07--Operations F--Permanent/Regular 

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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