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Manufacturing Assembly Engineer

Job Number:  17405
Group:  Magna Seating
Division:  Magna Seating Columbus
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Lancaster, OH, US, 43130



Job Number: 7800
Group: Seating  
Division: Magna Seating Columbus  
Job Type: Permanent  
Location: Lancaster, Ohio  


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…

Manufacturing Engineer

This position applies technical knowledge and expertise in the development and implementation of new and improved manufacturing processes, procedures and equipment. Ensures that the design specifications and procurement of manufacturing equipment, tooling, fixtures etc. meet company requirements and objectives. Promote and support Production and MPS culture, methods and activities.  Must have strong knowledge in GD&T, torqueing and testing.

Key Responsibilities

  • Plan, co-ordinate, lead, and participate in various multi-disciplined teams in addressing and fulfilling various corporate objectives, associated with the manufacturing process, productivity, volume outputs, scrap/rework, quality, safety, and delivery commitments
  • Maintain current with the overall field of Manufacturing Engineering, new technology, and processes, attending training courses as needed
  • In liaison with the Program Manager, Sales Coordinator, Product Engineer, purchasing complete all RFQ’s on a timely basis while meeting the customer’s requirements
  • Define specification and the statement of work, procurement of various quotations for approval, develop, maintain and execute the implementation plan for new equipment
  • Champion continuous improvement program’s area of responsibility
  • Develop and maintain documentation for:
    • EFMEA
    • PFMEA
    • PFC
    • Job Element Sheets (JES)
    • Rework
    • Change-over procedure and instructions
    • Manufacturing Engineering Open Issues
    • New program monitoring requirements, as defined by the Manufacturing Engineering Manager
    • Equipment capacity
    • Time studies
    • Operator issues          
  • Source and develop outside vendors and resources that are capable in performing work to MSC (Magna Seating Columbus) specifications
  • Take a leadership role in the development and implementation of 8D’s corrective actions (C.A.R.’s)
  • Coordinate the execution of internal PPAP projects
  • Ensure manufacturing processes comply with pertinent health and safety legislation, practices and procedures
  • Plan, coordinate and develop prototype builds and budgets to meet program timetables
  • Plan and lead the launch of new programs, new equipment and retro fits
  • Work directly with machine integrators and manage timelines and progress reports
  • Responsible for equipment being provided by O.E.M, to adhere to MSC (Magna Seating Columbus) equipment specifications
  • Plan and lead for new gauge and check fixtures for new and existing programs
  • Utilize all tools required to conduct and improve safety critical torqueing
  • Maintain and improve CPK on function testers for structures
  • Update and improve preventative maintenance activities on equipment and tooling
  • Adhering to all the IATF 16949 policies and procedures
  • The Manufacturing Engineer also possesses a reporting relationship in the form of direct liaison with Sales Coordinator, Product Engineer, Manufacturing, Production Design and Quality Assurance to fulfill the various objectives of the organization
  • Must comply with all ISO 14001 (Environmental) and OHSAS 18001 (Health and Safety) systems and standards as it pertains to their work
  • Abide by all AODA and C-TPAT procedures that apply to their position

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Degree/ Diploma in either Mechanical, Manufacturing, Production, Industrial Engineering, or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 3 years industrial experience, preferably in either Tool and Die making, metal fabrication, and/or assembly process preferred
  • Computer skills in Auto Cad, Microsoft Word, Excel, Project preferred



08--Engineering F--Permanent/Regular 

Nearest Major Market: Columbus

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