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Process Technician - 1st Shift

Job Number:  65470
Group:  Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division:  Autosystems America, Inc.
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Plymouth, MICHIGAN, US, 48170

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About us

We see a future where everyone can live and move without limitations. That’s why we are developing technologies, systems and concepts that make vehicles safer and cleaner, while serving our communities, the planet and, above all, people.


Forward. For all.


Group Summary

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.


About the Role

Magna Autosystems of America is looking for an Injection Molding Process Technician for 1st shift to help achieve our goal of world class manufacturing.

Your Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the daily activities of the technical aspects of the molding processes to ensure that a controlled process is being run and that overall safety practices are being followed.
  • Ensure that proper start-up, shutdown, and troubleshooting procedures are being followed
  • Support Continuous Improvement by suggesting longer term processing solutions that will reduce costs by way of improved scrap rates and optimized efficiency
  • Ensure all processes are running to baseline and that any changes are properly evaluated and documented with the appropriate change form.
  • Develop baseline programs
  • Assist Engineering Group with trials and improvement opportunities
  • Improve the equipment and processes to meet current and future business, to include implementing and tracking projects to completion.
  • Preventative maintenance program to be monitored and updated as required
  • Make suggestions for Continuous Improvement
  • Implement and drive Autosystems TPS system
  • Write and Update Job Instructions as needed

Your preferred qualifications

  • Thorough understanding of molding processes
  • Aptitude for mechanical and electrical equipment
  • Ability to learn the fundamentals of process control and understand the importance of consistent application
  • Knowledge of Microsoft word/excel
  • Ability to troubleshoot and solve problems
  • Strong knowledge of industrial processes and machinery
  • Ability to learn and comprehend computer language
  • Self-motivated, ability to take initiative and follow through to job completion
  • Ability to communicate technically with various departments
  • Ability to work flexible hours/shifts

Who we are looking for

  • Technical / Mechanical Diploma/ Degree or Certificate (Experience can be substituted for Education and Vice Versa).
  • 7-10 Years Injection Molding Experience required; multi-color/material experience an asset.
  • Experience with preventative maintenance and maintaining injection molds an asset.
  • Must be able to take a new tool and establish a baseline including setting up parameters, robot programming and meeting quality standards
  • Must be able to troubleshoot issues with molded components and parts including minor tool maintenance

What we offer

At Magna, you can expect an engaging and dynamic environment where you can help to develop industry-leading automotive technologies. We invest in our employees, providing them with the support and resources they need to succeed. As a member of our global team, you can expect exciting, varied responsibilities as well as a wide range of development prospects. Because we believe that your career path should be as unique as you are.

Site Benefits

  • Medical, Dental Vision and Prescriptions Drug coverage  (Effective your 1st day of employment at a very affordable rate)
  • 401K with Company Match – 100% vested
  • Profit Sharing once eligible
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Gym Membership Reimbursement
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Tier 1 Automotive Supplier Discount

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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