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Prototype Team Leader

Job Number:  35193
Group:  Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division:  Dortec - Newmarket
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Newmarket, ON, CA

Group Description

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.



The Prototype Operator is accountable for the preparation, building, packaging and shipment of all new models and/or special product builds for both internal and external customers.



  • Responsible for the assembling and checking of new products/prototypes and samples in conjunction with Program Management, Engineering and Quality Engineering.
  • Communicates with Quality Engineering and the Prototype Coordinator the arrival of new components (purchased and stamped).
  • Retrieves orders electronically in customer portals (Covisint)
  • Updates Covisint with shipment commitment dates
  • Prepares all prototypes for inspection and shipping including but not limited to tags, labels, Bills of Lading, Packing Slips, Commercial Invoices and all necessary Customer paperwork.
  • Participates and recommends solutions to build issues as a member of the cross-functional team.
  • In conjunction with materials, orders all means of transportation required to deliver parts on time.
  • Responsible to train in the assembly of new components as required.
  • Ensure that all Operator Instruction procedures are followed.
  • Control and prepare all labels as required.
  • Prepares Commercial Invoices and posts shipments
  • Supports program team
  • Organize cycle count and audit program.



  • Assembly assignments completed on time
  • Customer satisfaction (internal/external)
  • Customer Service and Delivery
  • Delivery/performance to plan on all assigned tasks
  • Maintains appropriate 5 S standards at all times.
  • Meet all Department goals and objectives



  • Minimum Grade 12 Diploma or General Educational Development (G.E.D) equivalency preferred
  • 1 to less than 3 years of work related experience.
  •  (Computer proficiency Microsoft Office, Drive)


  • Holds Others Accountable
  • Maintains Discipline    
  • Manages Change
  • Attends to Details
  • Communicates Effectively
  • Confronts Issues
  • Copes with Deadlines
  • Focuses on Continuous Improvement
  • Follows Through
  • Maintains Confidentiality
  • Manual Dexterity
  • Mechanical Aptitude
  • Multi-Tasks
  • Organizes Work
  • Responds Appropriately to Crisis Situations
  • Results Orientated
  • Computer aptitude - must be able to go into customer Portals (in Covisint) to pick up orders and answer screens with commitment dates
  • Accepts Criticism
  • Adaptable
  • Approachable
  • Controls Emotions
  • Creative
  • Dependable
  • Diplomatic
  • Flexible
  • Independent
  • Meticulous
  • Responsible
  • Self-Motivated
  • Task Oriented
  • Team – Worker
  • Time Conscious
  • Tolerant
  • Works with Minimal Supervision
  • Ability to adapt to ever changing designs and build requirements



Conditions may cause minor stress or physical discomfort due to limited exposure to elements or frequent exposure to moderately disagreeable internal or external conditions.  Typical conditions are such that a minor risk of injury or harmful effect is possible to self or others.

07--Operations F--Permanent/Regular 

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