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Program Management Co-op

Job Number:  62079
Group:  Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division:  TECHFORM - PLANT 1
Job Type:  Intern/Co-op

Penetanguishene, ONTARIO, CA, L9M 1G8

Work Style: 

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

This position will support the Advanced Quality Specialist & Program Management team with the successful launch and maintenance of divisional programs within the specified quality, budget, and timing targets that will ensure customer satisfaction as well as internal objectives.

Key Responsibilities

•    Assist with monitoring and analyzing key tasks, activities and cost through the multiple phases of the program
•    Assist with outlining timing, monitoring and reporting (monthly) all activities (internal and external) on a division program with respect to:
o    Total program costs/budgets
o    Open issues (total program – departmental and supplier) of a divisional program
o    Meeting reports
o    Suppliers
o    Coordination of cross-functional team responsibilities (internally and externally) for divisional program issues.
•    Participate in APQP disciplines within organization`
•    Work with CFT as required
•    Participate in change management activity.
•    Track and manage quote flows, engineering change requests and requisition approvals.
•    Help contribute to meet or exceed budget and improve contribution margin.
•    Utilize Company and Customer Timing Plans, Time/resource Activity Plans, Program Open Issues Lists, PDP and Meeting Reports to control the activities of all resources assigned to Division Program as required.
•    Interface with Project Managers as necessary on program related new business opportunities.
•    Provide guidance to Management in all program related decisions.
•    Maintain a confidential and professional demeanor at all times.
•    Work in a safe manner at all times including the use of PPE.
•    Abide by company rules and policies as set out in the Employee Handbook.
•    Assist with setting SOW/SOR for all new programs.
•    Meet all customer commitments and all customer milestones.
•    Obtain proficiency in IntellaQuest
•    Update Lessons Learned database
•    Manage production and prototype tool progress trackers
•    Coordinate and review the Flawless Launch Package
•    Participate in all necessary Launch Readiness Reviews
•    Perform other duties as required
•    Follow Mafact and MQS guidelines for the division
•    Completion of term project as outlined by Management

Health and Safety Responsibilities

•    Ensure all safety and non-safety rules and regulations are followed.
•    Ensure adherence to established quality and housekeeping standards.
•    Review and adhere to division health and safety, environmental, and quality standards, operating procedures, and policies.
•    Respond immediately to items brought to his/her attention with respect to hazards, defects or non-compliance issues.
•    Understand and uphold the policies that prohibit workplace violence and harassment.
•    In addition to the above, the duties include those specified under the Occupational Health & Safety Act .

Key Qualifications/Requirements

•    Working toward a post-secondary degree or diploma in a related discipline is required;
•    Strong organizational skills are required;
•    Strong written and verbal communication skills are required;

Core Competencies

•    Presents to Others
•    Analyses Data
•    Attends to Details
•    Communicates Effectively 
•    Copes with Deadlines
•    Exercises Judgment
•    Follows Through
•    Results Oriented
•    Accepts Criticism
•    Adaptable
•    Approachable
•    Dependable
•    Responsible
•    Time Conscious

Working Conditions

•    Works in a comfortable environment either inside or outside in typically pleasant conditions.  Typical conditions are such that no risk of any injury or harmful effect is likely.


Additional Information

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

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