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Defect and Change Manager

Job Number:  9980
Group:  Magna Electronics
Division:  Magna Electronics India
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Pune, MH, IN

Group Description


Magna’s ADAS technologies are shaping an autonomous future and improving lives.


Full autonomy is coming. But to create the technology which will bring it into view, you need the desire and ability to adapt complete ADAS systems or modular solutions to any vehicle, for any mobility need.


Magna’s electronics solutions connect OEMs to their customers with features that improve their lives. It’s our expertise across the entire vehicle, key strategic partnerships and culture of innovation that allow us to make our industry-leading technologies road-ready. And it is how we’ll continue to build a safer, smarter and more connected mobility experience for all people.


Role Summary

The Defect Manager is responsible for the successful development and execution of the Defect Management Process for assigned programs.

Key Responsibilities
  • Ensures that defects in a program are tracked and handled according to the defect management process
  • Together with stake holders in the program, allocates defects to the correct owners in a program at the beginning of the defect lifecycle and keeps track of them from that point onwards
  • Follows the global defect management strategy
  • Develops a program specific defect strategy based on global strategy
  • Takes the global defect process to develop a program specific process with minor adjustments according to the nature of the program, in alignment with global leads 
  • Develops defect workflows for the program
  • Supports improvements and revisions of the global defect management process
  • Planning and executing of regular defect meetings to track the progress of defects
  • Analysis of the program defect management needs, to adapt cadence of defect meetings, reflecting the current need of a program
  • Constant communication with stake holders of defects, to oversee the progress on defects 
  • Supporting on planning of meeting for clarifications, and escalates topics if needed
Key Responsibilities,Cont
  • Handling of reports and statistics for defects in a program and establishes a report structure based on the program needs to visualize progress
  • First point of contact for new defects from the test team or the customer, functioning as an inflow check point to control if description and information formalities for a defect are fulfilled
  • General support of the communication and exchange of information regarding the progress of defects towards customer and sub-suppliers over the full lifecycle of a defect
  • Actively pursue cost saving ideas
  • Be aware of innovative solutions and propose patent applications.
  • Performs other duties as necessary in support of business objectives.
  • Maintains regular attendance.
  • Follows safe work procedures; Uses appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE); Uses workplace tools and equipment as instructed; Reports workplace hazards, injuries, and illness as soon as possible following event.
  • Complies with the requirements of Quality Operating System (QOS)
Key Qualifications/Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering / Software Engineering / Electrical Engineering / Computer Science or equivalent (Master’s preferred)
  • 0-4 years’ relevant experience regarding the Responsibility / Activities (listed above) for automotive electronics serial development projects (mandatory)

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