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Manufacturing Engineer

Job Number:  3063
Group:  Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division:  Techform, a Division of Magna Mechatroni
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Penetanguishene, 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.



Role Summary


 A Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for the support of the manufacturing process required to maintain production of parts.  They are responsible for all manufacturing engineering aspects from the start of production through the life of the production part.

Key Responsibilities

The following is a more detailed listing of the Manufacturing Engineer’s responsibilities. 

  • Work with the project Manager and design to insure the product is designed for Manufacturability.
  • Review designs for optimal material usage and process manufacturability.
  • Support the manufacturing process in all aspects.  (Quoting, manage the build, trouble shoot equipment.)
  • Creation of value -stream maps for the process to determine optimal process.
  • Complete pay back analysis to determine optimal automation based on volume.
  • Ability to be creative to determine new processes and insure existing equipment is utilized.
  • Ability to prioritize and follow up every open issue to closure.
  • Ability to be innovative in product design ideas and process ideas to support create VA/VE ideas.
  • Machine trouble shooting and PLC trouble shooting.
  • Ensure that established OEE quality, availability and performance standards are achieved throughout product life
  • Where an established OEE or safety standard is not being met, it is the Manufacturing Engineer’s responsibility to provide support in the identification of the root cause and assist in taking the appropriate action.
  • Revision of standard work when required.
  • Ensure that all OEE and 5S measures are sustained throughout product life.
  • Ability to concept the design of tooling and work with design to complete the details of tooling changes.
  • Ability to design in CAD /fully detail prints for toolroom would be a definite asset.
  • Lend assistance to other departments in their involvement with a given product.
  • Implement error proofing plans to ensure acceptable RPN rating in PFMEA
Key Qualifications/Requirements
  • Post secondary degree or diploma in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent is required/or minimum of 10 years experience with Automated tooling/equipment.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in welding operations or a combination of a minimum of 5 years of formal metallurgical education and welding experience (CQI-15 requirement)
  • The ability to trouble-shoot equipment on the floor.
  • The ability to create and interpret complex blueprints with an understanding of Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing is required;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Attention to detail is key;
  • Knowledge of PLC, tooling and sensors for equipment selection / Troubleshooting would be an asset.
  • Ability to create PFMEA and error proofing for product and process.
  • Understanding of wire forming, stamping process, metal forming, resistance and mig welding.

08--Engineering F--Permanent/Regular 

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