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IT Application Engineer MES

Job Number:  64936
Group:  Magna Steyr
Division:  Magna Complete Vehicles Mesa
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Mesa, ARIZONA, US, 85212

Work Style:  Hybrid

About us

We see a future where everyone can live and move without limitations. That’s why we are developing technologies, systems and concepts that make vehicles safer and cleaner, while serving our communities, the planet and, above all, people.


Forward. For all.


Group Summary

As an engineering and manufacturing partner, Magna’s Complete Vehicle group helps traditional OEMs and new entrants to bring their automotive visions to life. At Magna, you will work in an innovative, international and dynamic team, always pursuing the goal of delivering high-quality products. We work in a diverse environment with global development opportunities. Together with our employees we constantly strive to create a better world of mobility. 


About the Role


Would you like to join a dynamic IT team and make a significant impact? Perfect! We are currently looking for a talented team member as IT Application Engineer MES to coordinate and implement software releases, ensure smooth operations as well as continuous process optimization. As the go-to person for our MES (Manufacturing Execution System) team, you will troubleshoot interfaces, maintain documentation and provide valuable support.


Ready to change the lane? Be part of the top league and apply for your job at Magna Steyr in Mesa/Arizona.

Your Responsibilities


  • Ensure stable operations through active system monitoring and proactive prevention and problem solving
  • Understand the processes implemented in the production system and actively support and advise business in optimization efforts
  • End-to-end understanding and troubleshooting all interfaces between the MES application and other IT applications (e.g. SAP)
  • Participation in creating and maintaining all relevant IT documentation
  • Requirements engineering and local IT project management for application changes
  • Serving as the point of contact for the MES team in Graz/Austria
  • Ensure compliance with relevant IT guidelines and the availability of relevant audit artifacts in collaboration with the IT manager
  • Generate reports from the production system

Who we are looking for


  • Experience in the deployment and operation of complex and highly integrated IT applications
  • Experience with IT landscapes in industrial manufacturing
  • Broad foundational knowledge of networking, authentication, authorization, interfaces and integration
  • Profound knowledge of relational databases (SQL Server, TSQL)
  • Experience in working with Microsoft technologies (Microsoft Server, .NET, C#)
  • Willingness to participate in an on-call rotation
  • Experience in creating dashboards and reports with Microsoft Power BI
  • Flexible and willing to travel to Austria for training purposes
  • Fluent in English

Your preferred qualifications


  • College diploma or equivalent in computer science or information systems
  • User experience in SAP MM, PP or WM advantageous
  • Strong willingness to learn and develop


You are driven by your passion for mobility, you learn continuously and make sure you never settle. We highly value collaborative, dedicated personalities who enjoy taking responsibility and share their profound technical knowledge proactively. We are convinced that together is the best way to achieve goals. Dream big. With us.

What we offer


At Magna, you can expect an engaging and dynamic environment where you can help to develop industry-leading automotive technologies. We invest in our employees, providing them with the support and resources they need to succeed. As a member of our global team, you can expect exciting, varied responsibilities as well as a wide range of development prospects. Because we believe that your career path should be as unique as you are.

Site Benefits


  • Details on our benefits package will be provided during the recruitment process.


And now: It´s Your turn! We are looking forward to receiving your online application.
Please include your CV. As we are excited to learn more about you, please also submit a motivational letter including your salary expectation.

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: Phoenix

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