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Manufacturing Engineering Manager

Job Number:  58524
Group:  Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division:  Autosystems America, Inc.
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Plymouth, MICHIGAN, US, 48170

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

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and provide direction to the Manufacturing Engineering Team 
  • Coordinating Program Reviews defining expectations
  • Provide support for maintenance planning for all phases of Equipment 
  • Actively support Lean, Six Sigma, in all Manufacturing Processes
  • Lead / participate in Design for Manufacturing and Design for Cost reviews through the PDP Process
  • Lead in developing tooling standards and verification
  • Creation of Manufacturing flow charts and equipment capacity studies
  • Lead for all new Program Capital Expenditures
  • Maintain Capacity database and provide reports as required.
  • Hold bi-weekly reviews of plant layout.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Post-secondary education in Industrial / Mechanical / Electrical Engineering required where a Bachelor Degree would be an asset
  • Minimum of 10 - 12 years Engineering and Manufacturing experience required in the Automotive and/or Automotive Supply Base sector focusing on Assembly Methods, Molding, Coating and Tooling
  • Experience in an Integrated Product Development Team environment required
  • Knowledge of Problem Solving methods (Red X,  Six Sigma,  8D, etc…) required

Additional Information

  • Understanding of DFM (Design for Manufacturability) methods and processes
  • Understanding of Lean Manufacturing Techniques and variable / flexible standards
  • Knowledge of Customer Specific requirements (TS16949 / ISO9000 / ISO 14001) and industry Standards
  • Understanding of Asset re-utilization and effective planning to limit asset impairment.
  • Knowledge and execution experience as it relates to APQP, PPAP, PFMEA, Control Plans, and Process Flow
  • Proven ability to create and execute project plans that have achieved the identified targets
  • The ability to develop and maintain Program Status Reports (Program Management Templates) and use reports as a Management Tool for performance monitoring against Customer (internal / external) expectations
  • Transparency in communications with the understanding to escalate when appropriate for assistance in resolution
  • A continuous improvement mentality and the ability to apply this personal capability and knowledge to the companies processes, products, and associates (mentoring)

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Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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