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Launch Manager

Job Number:  20048
Group:  Magna Electronics
Division:  Magna Electronics Holly – Plant 1
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Holly, MI, US, 48442




Job Number: 20048 
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.



The Launch Manger is responsible to lead the program team(s) through the program life cycle in order to achieve customer expectations and company targets for all assigned program(s).



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Preferred), Manufacturing Engineering, or Business Management.
  • 5-10 years’ experience in project management or comparable experience. Previous Automotive experience preferred.
  • Ability to work effectively in a global environment.
  • Ability to lead and motivate a team.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and functioning  as a highly competent professional, work involves  independent problem solving  and decision making ability.
  • Ability to represent technical topics internally and externally.
  • Possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office Suite including MS Project.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of product development engineering practices in automotive field, manufacturing of electronics, financial analysis.
  • Comprehensive knowledge in planned and structured approach.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of problem solving.
  • Comphrensive knowledge of configuration management and project monitoring and control techniques.



  • Ensures engineering and manufacturing targets (BOM cost, quality, cycle times, delivery timing, tooling, performance, project engineering budget, etc.) for all assigned programs are met. Documents and monitors program objectives.
  • Provides technical leadership in directing the efforts of cross-functional project team in the development and production release of all relevant project deliverables in compliance with the product development process and customer expectations. Ensures countermeasures are initiated to correct unfavorable variances.
  • Ensures GPMS timing plans, defect / issues lists, risk assessments are created and maintained and provide project status for program reviews (e.g. gate, milestones, launch readiness, etc.) according to program timing for all assigned programs per GPMS.
  • Ensures all pre-production deliveries are completed and on time to the customer requirements.
  • Participates in continuous improvement efforts, researches, recommends and initiates implementation of enhancements to products, processes and programs. Works to maintain and improve contribution margin goals for the assigned programs.
  • Works with internal and external resources to maintain strong customer relationships with dedication to customer program schedules.  Ensures countermeasures are initiated to correct unfavorable variances by communicating alternative measures to the customer which may be used to solve engineering problems.
  • Generates and maintains all necessary documentation and data and systems in all areas / programs responsible to ensure traceability and compliance to Company procedures.
  • Other duties as required.


Role Summary

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Additional Information

12--Program/Launch Management F--Permanent/Regular 

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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