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Manufacturing Engineering Technician (3rd Shift)

Job Number:  53947
Group:  Magna Powertrain
Division:  Muncie East
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular


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

Defines and supports the processes required manufacture & assemble drive train components in a low volume, flexible production facility utilizing machining and assembly equipment and techniques.

Key Responsibilities

  • Documents the process, control plans, reaction plans, PFMEA, and updates as required when new models are introduced.
  • Support supplier quality and manufacturing during ongoing production of new products and other critical periods.
  • Confers with management, engineering, maintenance and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations to support a 3 shift manufacturing facility
  • Utilizes problem solving techniques (8 step, design of experiments, mistake proofing) Initiates, recommends or provides solutions through designated channels.
  • Creates & edits CNC programs as required.
  • Support production with quality concerns in identifying root cause, developing action plan and driving implementation.
  • Assists plant layout in the placement of machinery and participates in material handling strategies.
  • Provides support to training activities for shop floor personnel.
  • Supports Engineering in performing tool trials, capability studies and develop standardize support documents
  • Assist MEs with process routings for new launches and current processes
  • Help develop Manufacturing Engineering Standards and Templates
  • Development of documentation control processes and procedures, including part numbering, document/drawing processes, standards and requirements. 
  • May be expected to present designs and reports to engineering or production personnel for approval and to discuss possible needs for modification.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in engineering, engineering technology, or other technical degrees, preferred
  • Confident and capable of interfacing with corporate staff, vendors, customers and employees
  • Experience in the automotive industry with exposure to project and maintenance experience, considered an asset
  • Familiarity with robotic controls and programming
  • Knowledge of presses, machining, material handling, inspection/gauging, toolroom and metal finishing equipment is considered an asset
  • Possess a working knowledge of blueprint reading, basic measuring techniques and CAD (preferably Solid Works or Draft Sight)
  • Working knowledge of QS9000 / IATF 16949:2016 and ISO14001 procedures.
  • Trained in a method of team-oriented problem solving using statistical analysis
  • Strong organizational and communication skills with the ability to facilitate meetings, conduct training and to present information in an advisory capacity.
  • Must be able to communicate fluently in both written and spoken English.

Additional Information

Accommodations for disabilities in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.

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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