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Program Engineer

Job Number:  64671
Group:  Magna Exteriors
Division:  Nascote Industries Inc.
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Nashville, ILLINOIS, US, 62263

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


The Magna Exteriors portfolio of products includes access systems such as liftgates, exterior trim, modular systems, front-end modules including fascia, active aerodynamic systems and other lightweight structural components for automotive, commercial truck and other industrial markets.

Recognized globally as an innovator in all aspects of vehicle exteriors, Magna provides everything needed, from materials development and design through manufacturing and assembly, to help automakers create sleek, state-of-the-art vehicles across the world.


About the Role

  • Serves as lead person for new product programs from inception to production.  Has primary customer engineering interface, oversees customer billable tooling builds, directs contracted product engineering and design activity.

Your Responsibilities

  • Functions as liaison with customer’s product engineering groups.
  • Monitors and controls program costs associated with prototype and production tooling and prototype parts production.
  • Provides product design input especially related to manufacturing feasibility.
  • Directs tool/fixture builds, prototype and pre-production builds 
  • Provides product design input especially related to manufacturing feasibility and institutes product design cost reduction ideas.
  • Performs product engineering management tasks.

Who we are looking for

  •  3 years experience in a product related engineering position in a manufacturing or product design environment.  One year continuous work experience.
  • Must have good problem solving skills.  Must have strong project management skills.
  • Must have good computer skills.
  • Must work well with others.  Must have good communication skills – both verbal and written.
  • Must have the ability to make group presentations.
  • Must be well presented due to the high degree of customer interface.

Your preferred qualifications

  • B.S. - Engineering or Technical Degree

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

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: Mount Vernon

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