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Maintenance Engineer

Job Number:  45226
Group:  Magna Powertrain
Division:  Muncie East
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 45226 
Group: Magna Powertrain  
Division: Muncie East 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: MUNCIE 


Group Introduction

Advancing mobility. Making automotive technology that is smarter, cleaner, and safer, while still fun to drive. And making it for everyone. That’s what we’re passionate about at Magna Powertrain. We do it by creating world-class powertrain solutions for conventional, hybrid, and pure electric vehicles. We’re making electrification more than a buzzword, we’re bringing it to the road. Innovation is what drives us and we drive innovation. Dream big and create the future of mobility at Magna Powertrain.


Role Summary

  • Supervises and trains skilled and unskilled staff in the maintenance department.  Schedules work and assigns duties to ensure installation, repair and maintenance of company facilities, manufacturing equipment and fixtures are carried out in a timely manner and required paperwork is completed.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct safety talks with maintenance personnel
  • Enforce all shop rules, every day; including promoting and maintaining good housekeeping
  • Hire, train and manage the hourly maintenance team
  • Lead the Maintenance Apprentice program by coaching and evaluating students on their technical ability
  • Address all labor related issues with hourly employees
  • Prioritize maintenance manpower and resources for all 3 shifts & set strategic direction for maintenance
  • Prioritize daily project lists and PM activity (including overseeing and follow-up)
  • Manage the maintenance budget
  • Document skills and training matrix for all maintenance personnel
  • Responsible for all environmental aspects of facility
  • Responsible for quoting, locating, ordering, stocking all repair and spare parts for maintenance
  • Aid in the set-up, purchasing of machinery for tool room and maintenance area

Key Responsibilities, Continued

  • Coordinate, schedule and interact with external Customers, Vendors and Service Technicians
  • Support manufacturing and electrical engineering for continuous improvement
  • Requires knowledge of lean manufacturing and cellular machining concepts
  • Understands principles of machine repair and basics of automotive manufacturing
  • Responsible for entry and reporting of all machine downtime through the maintenance system

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • BS Technical Degree, or equivalent work experience.
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of direct applicable experience in the high volume heavy manufacturing automotive machining and assemblies. Experience with major product launches, considered an asset.
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Working knowledge of IATF 16949:2016 and ISO14001 procedures
  • Familiarity with CNC machining (hobbling, drilling, tapping, spline rolling, heat treating, turning, grinding) as well as assembly and test material handling and robotics, considered an asset.
  • Hands on experience in a high volume, heavy manufacturing facility with a three shift operation.
  • Experience with plant maintenance including HVAC, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical.
  • Must be able to communicate fluently in both written and spoken English and possess strong presentation, interpersonal, leadership and negotiating skills with the ability to effectively facilitate meetings.

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Muncie
Nearest Secondary Market: Anderson

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