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Manufacturing Engineering Lead

Job Number:  67225
Group:  Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division:  Dortec - Newmarket
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Newmarket, ONTARIO, CA, L3X 2S2

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 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 supervise a team of employees whose main focus is executing the company’s Manufacturing System. The Manufacturing Engineering Lead will effectively implement new and continuously improve existing manufacturing processes. 

Your Responsibilities

•    Responsible and accountable to lead, guide, support and provide daily direction to all staff within the department through the review of team goals and performance. 
•    Responsible to review the scheduling, implementation and monitoring of all department activities to ensure timely completion of projects. 
•    Generate new projects, create timelines and build basic business cases for projects.
•    Develops and implements new processes and procedures as required to support changing business demands. 
•    Collect and correlate relevant data that pertains to the overall efficiency and effectiveness of the department, recognizing trends and continuous improvement areas. 
•    Promote the continuous improvement of the department and keep current with new products, processes, materials and equipment technologies. 
•    Conduct planned workplace inspections, as scheduled by Environmental, Health and Safety
•    Active participant in the accident / incident investigation process to assist in determining root causes, corrective actions and follow-ups to ensure resolution. 
•    Co-ordinate new business quotes for manufacturing assembly process and direct labour costs. 
•    Prepare, review and perform performance appraisals for reports while maintaining confidentiality of all personnel data. 
•    Correct unsafe acts or conditions, ensuring all health and safety policies are followed using the Zero Harm Program.
•    Ensure company policies and procedures are followed by all members within the department. 
•    Facilitate and promote a work environment based on fairness and concerns for people, in accordance with the principles of the Magna Employee Charter. 
•    Assists in execution of Dortec’s overall strategic objectives.
•    Meet all department objectives as set out by WCM / Manufacturing Engineering Manager.

Who we are looking for

Someone who is:

  • Passionate about sharing all their knowledge and experience by mentoring and coaching their staff
  • A leader by example
  • Attentive to all the details
  • Continuous Improvement focused
  • Always looking for advancements and new technologies

Your preferred qualifications

•    Completion of relevant post-secondary education (Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering etc) or equivalent experience
•    1-2 years’ experience leading a small or large team of engineers
•    3-5 years’ experience in a Manufacturing Engineering or Process Engineering role
•    Industry 4.0 knowledge an asset
•    Strong ability to understand data and complete data analysis
•    Project management experience

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

  • Company paid flexible health & dental benefits
  • RRSP contribution matching
  • Profit Sharing

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 and picturesque downtown Newmarket. 

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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