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CNC Operator - 1st & 2nd Shift

Job Number:  49041
Group:  Magna Powertrain
Division:  MPT Sterling Heights
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 49041 
Group: Magna Powertrain  
Division: MPT Sterling Heights 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 


Group Introduction

Advancing mobility. Making automotive technology that is smarter, cleaner, and safer, while still fun to drive. And making it for everyone. That’s what we’re passionate about at Magna Powertrain. We do it by creating world-class powertrain solutions for conventional, hybrid, and pure electric vehicles. We’re making electrification more than a buzzword, we’re bringing it to the road. Innovation is what drives us and we drive innovation. Dream big and create the future of mobility at Magna Powertrain.


Role Summary

To manufacture quality parts as directed within an acceptable time frame to assist the organization in meeting internal and customer’s requirements and to perform the assigned task in a safe manner. All aspects and functions involved in the CNC Operators role of producing quality parts in a MAFACT team process while meeting all regulatory requirements.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Operate CNC machine independently with minimal supervision.
  2. Must make minor offset adjustments and/or tool changes to maintain part conformance to print.
  3. Troubleshoot on the CNC horizontal and vertical mill, lathe and perform setups and tool changes as required.
  4. Monitor tool life.
  5. Check parts and place them on the equipment or gauging stations correctly.
  6. Able to operate on line gauging and understand the readings.
  7. Meet production requirements in a timely/efficient manner.
  8. Fill out production sheets and all other production related documents as required and monitor SPC/quality and document updates.
  9. Perform related labor as required to clean up, set up, and organize.
  10. Assist the material handler as required.
  11. Give direction to Production Operators assigned to job.
  12. Support the Environmental Management System and objectives.
  13. Complete and maintain all required paperwork.
  14. Work with Engineering and internal teams to develop and implement standardized work for all processes on their respective line(s).  
  15. Perform audits to ensure standardized work is adhered to.  
  16. Initiate corrective measures for non-standardized work and daily maintenance of team board.
  17. Responsible to ensure that all safety and quality start-up procedures are followed.
  18. Responsible to produce quality parts according to customer specifications.
  19. Review and follow standardized work instructions.
  20. Responsible to perform all required quality checks utilizing gages and other measuring devices as required in the control plan.
  21. Ensure that process tags are properly completed throughout the production run.
  22. Ensure all containers are properly labeled.
  23. Report any injuries, accidents, equipment malfunctions, property damage etc. to Supervisor.
  24. Responsible to manage the cleanliness and orderliness of the work area (5S).
  25. Responsible to communicate with team members (Supervisor, Leader, Quality, Co-workers) on any issues with the machines. Have an understanding of what the cause of the issue is and which team member to inform.  (Maintenance, Quality)
  26. Authorized to stop the process if it does not meet quality and/or safety requirements and notify Supervisor/Quality immediately.
  27. Train new employees as needed on all aspects of job.
  28. Responsible to report to another job or task as directed by the Supervisor/Leader if assigned job is down.
  29. Participates in continuous improvement activities, submits improvement suggestions (CI, Safety).

Key Qualifications/Requirements

High School diploma or G.E.D.  2-3 years CNC Operating experience.  Ability to use gauges, change tools, make offsets/changes, and program changeovers is required.  Advanced knowledge of machining fundamentals i.e. turning, milling is required. Must have good shop math skills. Results-oriented team player, excellent attendance, high energy level and good attention to detail. Demonstrates creativity, initiative, and problem solving skills. Ability to work overtime or alternate shifts as required.

Additional Information

Language Skills:  Ability to read and write and comprehend instructions in English and correspondence such as safety rules and operating instructions.  Ability to document forms as required by position. 

Mathematical Skills:  Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent.

Computer Skills:  To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of AS400 and ability to use bar code labeling system.

Reasoning Skills:  Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

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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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