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Tooling Engineer

Job Number:  44937
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Magna Electric Vehicle Structures
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 44937 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: Magna Electric Vehicle Structures 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: SAINT CLAIR 


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.


Key Responsibilities

  • Highly visible role, the Tooling Engineer manages technical aspects for Engineering, Quality and Manufacturing to deliver world-class products on time and cost-effectively
  • Supports Feasibility, DFM, Construction, Tryout & Home line
  • Support upfront design development of BIW Tooling interaction as well with suppliers to create new manufacturing methods and control strategies to achieve specifications and ensure a flawless execution during launch
  • Approve stamping die designs and manages suppliers performance to build schedule
  • Take ownership of the technical management of the products
  • Support technical questions and follow up to ensure all action items are completed
  • Manage stamping suppliers with priorities, deadlines, and quantities, driving suppliers for on time deliverables
  • Track and manage Press Line Trial for new dies and Engineering Changes
  • Feedback die issues to Engineering team for resolution
  • Manage Engineering Changes with supply base to ensure successful implementation 
  • Plan and manage outsource stampings
  • Schedules and monitors all forming activities, from design kick-off, tooling, and engineering builds through mass production
  • Maintain documentation of internal or external communication, processing data, and other pertinent product information
  • Support commercial and costs activities, fixture costs, tooling costs, test costs, etc., during NPI engineering, builds

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Demonstrated teamwork skills
  • Working knowledge of current manufacturing techniques – tooling, metal stamping, assembly and testing
  • Working knowledge of production and quality control procedures used in a manufacturing environment
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Effective skills in establishing and maintaining working relationships with a wide range of individuals from varying economic, social, and educational backgrounds in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong mechanical, time management and analysis skills
  • Knowledge of material properties, mechanics of materials and how these materials react when subjected to varying stamping conditions
  • Must be capable of working with peers, subordinates, supervisors, and management on a multidisciplinary team
  • Ability to remain current with state-of-the-art technologies and practices related to the metal stamping and roll forming process as well as develop innovative solutions when necessary
  • Able to use MS Office- Excel, Project, and Word
  • Track cost approval, PO, invoice to payment, including initial budget, ECR and cost modifications
  • Assists development with new process or materials as requested
  • Short term travel to suppliers required

Additional Information

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering / Software Engineering / Electrical Engineering / Computer Science or equivalent (Master’s preferred)
  • 5+ years of Program Management or Tool Engineering experience in a high-volume manufacturing environment or more
  • Tandem, progressive, blanking, transfer stamping and Roll forming
  • BIW experience with focus on the design and build of stamping dies

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Nearest Major Market: Port Huron
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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