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Supply Chain Manager

Job Number:  66835
Group:  Magna Steyr
Division:  Magna Complete Vehicles Mesa
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Mesa, ARIZONA, US, 85212

Work Style:  On-Site

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


As our Supply Chain Manager, you are the responsible person and head of the facility’s logistic department. Reporting to the Plant Manager, you will be responsible for the strategic alignment and continuous improvement of the plant’s  logistics processes and technology towards competitiveness, innovation and world class manufacturing.

Your Responsibilities


  • Establishment of the plant logistics organization including planning and hiring of all key positions
  • Define Supply Chain Management KPIs and monitor ongoing progress during rollout and serial production
  • Achieve organizational and business targets (people, timing, costs, quality & safety)
  • Overall disciplinary and technical leadership responsibility for the logistics department of the plant
  • Provide leadership to maximize employee engagement, retention & development (leading by example)
  • Personnel planning and responsibility for achieving the defined logistics KPIs 
  • Development and implementation of new warehouse processes
  • Creation and optimization of material flow strategies & final establishment of a verified and optimized logistics process
  • Application of efficient logistics methods to minimize total operating costs (e.g. Design for Logistics)
  • Ensuring the continuity of the supply chain and supply on the assembly line  
  • Ensuring compliance with internal and external requirements / policies
  • Overall responsibility for the budgeting process in the logistics area, ensuring budget compliance and target achievement
  • Carrying out internal monitoring & reporting, initiating countermeasures in case of target deviations

Who we are looking for


  • Bachelor’s degree from a higher technical university (Master’s degree & technical university preferred)
  • Several years of experiences in logistics (in the automotive industry preferred)
  • Planning competence and knowledge of material flow optimization
  • Language skills: 
    • fluent in English
    • German (desirable)
    • Spanish (desirable)
  • Experience in:
    • SAP
    • launching and running a warehouse operation
    • business and department management 
    • lean management and production optimization

Your preferred qualifications


  • Process understanding in supply chains (international & national) and assembly line supply
  • Understanding of financial models and methods used in manufacturing 
  • Ability to motivate and effect cultural change in large and diverse teams
  • Conflict management and intercultural understanding
  • Entrepreneurial thinking
  • Leadership experience with the ability to drive discipline and accountability
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Strong analytical competencies including rapid, fact-based decision making


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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