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Engineering Systems Administrator

Job Number:  15737
Group:  Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division:  Autosystems America, Inc.
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Plymouth, MI, US, 48170





Job Number: 15737 
Group: Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting  
Division: Autosystems America, Inc. 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: Plymouth 



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.



Key Responsibilities


  • Perform data translations to and from IGES, STEP, NX and CATIA.
  • Perform data transfers to and from customers and suppliers.
  • Train, consult and implement effective product information administrative systems for the development and maintenance of key product related documents including drawings, best practices and lessons learned.
  • Set guidelines for document control through the development phase of all programs.
  • Establish guidelines and manage data control (from assigning part numbers to organizing data within the electronic system), internally and externally.
  • Effective training and mentoring of engineering systems for all personnel within Magna Lighting.
  • Consult and mentor when necessary specifications and content of drawings and prints.
  • Establish and update document content of engineering procedures, work instructions and supporting documents.
  • Help the quality system administrator with interpretation of specifications and the APQP documentation within Magna Lighting.
  • Facilitate training as it pertains to the Product Development team and other departments as applicable.
  • Able to travel and manage flexible work schedule requirements.
  • Assist in the development or modifications to the Magna Lighting Document Library.
  • Monitor and maintain product information systems.
  • Develop and maintain clear and concise documentation such as bills of material, compliance reports/letters and part number matrices.
  • Administer databases, i.e. Engineering Change, Specifications and Lessons Learned.
  • Maintain the Parts Database with respect to part numbers, IMDS and engineering changes.
  • Monitor and update IMDS database.

Key Qualifications/Requirements


  • 2-3 years of post-secondary school (Community College or University)
  • 2-3 years of experience in Engineering and/or Technical role, with leadership exposure
  • Enovia experience is required
  • A strong understanding of Engineering, Manufacturing and Quality
  • Microsoft computer application experience/proficiency, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project.
  • Experience using NX, CATIA and Team center.

Special Skills/Attributes


  • Strong interpersonal skills - ability to communicate with customers, suppliers and other members of our operations effectively both verbally and written
  • Able to manage and develop team members
  • Recognition of cost initiatives
  • Ability to learn new computer programs and to modify and implement within Magna Lighting databases
  • Willingness and ability to take on tasks outside or responsibility set when required
  • Effective communication (written and verbal) with suppliers and various departments within Magna
  • Organization of records, time, priority setting, deadlines
  • Self-motivated, ability to initiate and follow tasks through to completion

Physical Demands


Physical Demands – Normal amount of sitting and standing; Ability to move around an office environment and on the production floor; Ability to work at a computer workstation; Ability to bend, twist, lift, reach. Required to carry out job duties and responsibilities in a work environment that may include, but is not limited to, varying levels of noise and/or temperature. Ability to lift max. 50lbs periodically.

08--Engineering F--Permanent/Regular 

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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