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Advanced Manufacturing Engineer

Job Number:  66539
Group:  Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division:  Dortec - Newmarket
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Newmarket, ONTARIO, CA, L3X 2S2

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Job Number: 66539 
Group: Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting  
Division: Dortec - Newmarket 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: NEWMARKET 
Work Style:  


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

This position is accountable to plan, analyze, implement and evaluate continuous improvement opportunities to existing equipment/processes to support Manufacturing Engineering.  Complete equipment initiatives to support new program launches in accordance with APQP.  Participate in Global Resource activities that result in annual budget target achievement.

Your Responsibilities

•    Utilize root cause problem solving methods to analyze issues affecting internal quality (ppm) and productivity issues (OEE – overall equipment efficiency)
•    Identify quality improvements and defect prevention by developing and implementing mistake/error proofing fixtures and devices
•    Prepare capital projects and acquire quotes to justify new equipment acquisitions for continuous improvement opportunities, new launch & re-source activities/projects.
•    Conduct Engineering Feasibility Studies (EFSs) to determine feasibility of implementing labour and material cost savings opportunities
•    Initiate Process Change Notifications (PCNs) to initiate changes or alterations to the current manufacturing process
•    Ensure all necessary product information (PFMEA, Control Plan, process flow charts, instruction sheets, etc.) are current and readily available.  Conduct line training with operator instruction sheets that ensure effectiveness of current process and Manufacturing procedures. 
•    Facilitate quality and productivity related meetings for assigned products/projects, maintain meeting minutes and open issues to effectively manage business protocols
•    Update measurables, presentation material and other tracking documents for monthly Quality Operating System (QOS) reviews, project & program reviews. 
•    Provide manufacturing input to support Customer Quotation Packages.
•    Work with Production to identify and implement labour savings opportunities (direct and indirect) wherever feasible
•    Work with Production / Maintenance to maintain plant layout with current product line layouts
•    Implementation of new production equipment and operator training to meet standards and final sign-off requirements. Quotation through delivery & launch phases
•    Acts as technical contact between management and vendors to maintain key milestone events and deliveries
•    Design jigs and  tools for prototype development using 3D CAD
•    Follow up with Purchasing/Finance to ensure vendors are paid
•    Setup equipment for and participate in prototype builds
•    Perform other duties as required

Who we are looking for

  • ​​Completion of community college diploma/certificate.
  • 3 to less than 5 years of work related experience

Your preferred qualifications

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

Candidates will be required to complete a Criminal Records Check and, if deemed necessary, a Credit Check as part of the candidate selection process.

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

Conveniently located close to HWY 404. 

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.

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