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Tooling Engineer

Job Number:  47301
Group:  Magna Seating
Division:  Magna Seating Columbus
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 47301 
Group: Magna Seating  
Division: Magna Seating Columbus 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: LANCASTER 


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.


Magna is one of the world’s largest suppliers to the automotive industry


Magna - Across the globe.  Across the industry.

  • Over 60 years of excellence
  • 164,750 employees
  • 346 manufacturing/assembling facilities
  • 94 engineering/product development/sales centers 
  • 27 countries 
  • $39.4 billion in sales


Magna Seating Columbus’ Current Business

  • Jeep Wrangler - 2nd Row Seat Structures
  • Jeep Grand Wagoneer - 2nd and 3rd Row Seat Structures


Employee Benefits

  • Profit Sharing (i.e. Cash/Stock Options)
  • 401(k) Company Match
  • Company Paid Life Insurance/Accidental Death and Dependent (Spouse & Child) Life Insurance
  • Company Paid Short Term Disability & Long Term Disability
  • Company Paid Vacation, Magna Days, Sick Day, Shutdown
  • Magna Perks
  • Medical, Dental & Vision
  • Magna Family Scholarship Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • And More…


Role Summary

The Tooling Engineer is responsible to manage all tooling and tooling build timelines to ensure consistently high-quality components are produced on time and cost effectively. The Tooling Engineer is expected to ensure the most up to date technologies are utilized to continuously improve our product, meeting our customer’s expectations.  The Tooling Engineer has input into the short- and long-term strategic tooling plans as well.


Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure that budgets and objectives are achieved and/or exceeded with respect to tooling.
  • Responsible for forecasting and budgeting related to tooling
  • Co-ordinates with other departments and facilities the implementation, development, and improvement of new and old programs tooling requirements
  • Co-ordinates the fabrication of all required tooling and equipment to support old and new programs
  • Coordinates and implements engineering changes on new and existing tooled programs
  • Develop and maintains a tooling manual
  • Acts as technical contact for vendors on tooling issues
  • Develops and maintains all tooling progress reports
  • Coordinates FMEA on all new tooling
  • Ensures company guidelines for part scrap are adhered to during tooling design process
  • Workday to day with production quality issues pertaining to stampings or sub- assemblies
  • Ensure PPAP’s are achieved on time
  • Approve and sign off on tooling and gauges
  • Quote tooling and piece price internally by developing process and strip layouts.
  • Send RFQ’s to vendors and participate in decisions when sourcing.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Minimum of five (5) years manufacturing experience in the automotive industry. Familiar with metal fabricating, assembly processes and related tooling
  • University education (Mechanical Engineering) or Community College graduate technical and/or a certified apprenticeship in tool & die/ mold making or equivalent
  • Effective communication and presentation skills (verbal and written)
  • Team-oriented approach to problem solving
  • Demonstrated planning and system implementation ability
  • Proficiency in related computer software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project, VISI)

08--Engineering F--Permanent/Regular 

Nearest Major Market: Columbus

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