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Journeyman Controls Mechanic

Job Number:  46054
Group:  Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division:  Magna Mirrors Newaygo
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Newaygo, MICHIGAN, US, 49337

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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 Mechatronics, Mirrors and Lighting group specializes in automotive technologies that are driving the future of mobility. Combining a deep systems knowledge to develop unique vehicle access experiences, intelligent visions systems and advanced automotive lighting technologies, MML's expertise light the path to innovation, safety and styling.


About the Role

Under general direction of Maintenance Manager, provides technical support to enable the Department to independently carry out daily responsibilities and integrate all phases of electronic/automated equipment installation, updates, and repairs.

Your Responsibilities

  • Participates in continuous improvement processes and general upgrading of equipment and maintains equipment documentation as necessary.
  • Solves mechanical problems and gives direction for proper repairs.
  • Assigns tasks and trains other staff as needed.
  • Performs other duties as necessary in support of Maintenance Department.
  • Works independently on assigned projects that range from simple program modifications to major redesigns that may have a mechanical, pneumatic, or electronic scope involving senior/advanced level work beyond scope of Machine Repairperson and Maintenance Electrician.
  • Work may involve irregular work schedules and exposure to chemicals, high voltage from electrostatic equipment, loud noise, and hazardous waste. 

Who we are looking for

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Must obtain and maintain a valid powered industrial truck operator permit and State of Michigan Driver’s License.
  • Must be able to work with minimum supervision and guidance.
  • Requires competent use of judgment, organization, initiative, teamwork, creativity, problem solving and commitment to tasks.
  • Must be able to read and interpret mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic schematics and have a strong understanding of the systems.
  • Commitment to continuous learning.

Your preferred qualifications

  • Completion of a 4-year apprenticeship program certified by the U.S. Department of Labor.
  • Requires bending, heavy lifting, reaching, working in cramped and confined spaces.

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

  • Beautiful environment in Riverside town with fishing, camping and sports recreation.
  • Great Benefits at 30 days.
  • Full prorated Vacation after 30 days.
  • Tuition Reimbursement.

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: Grand Rapids

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