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Change Management Coordinator

Job Number:  42470
Group:  Magna Powertrain
Division:  Sterling Heights
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular


Group Introduction

Transforming mobility. Making automotive technology that is smarter, cleaner, safer and lighter. That’s what we’re passionate about at Magna Powertrain, and we do it by creating world-class powertrain systems. We are a premier supplier for the global automotive industry with full capabilities in design, development, testing and manufacturing of complex powertrain systems. Our name stands for quality, environmental consciousness, and safety. Innovation is what drives us and we drive innovation. Dream big and create the future of mobility at Magna Powertrain.


Role Summary

This role leads and adheres to the Change Management Process for all programs. This individual will work closely with all functions, including Program Management, Manufacturing Process Engineering, Purchasing, Finance, Logistics, etc. to lead all respective Change Requests from inception through to Launch Implementation.  Responsible for all customer, supplier and internal related engineering changes.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Change Management Processes
  2. Change Open Issues Management
  3. Function as Divisional Gate-Keeper of Vaulted Documents
  4. General Duties as required

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  1. Bachelor’s degree in engineering from four-year college or university and minimum three years of experience with stamping, machining, or assembly processes (all is preferred); or equivalent combination of education and work experience. 
  2. Extensive experience in change management process from inception through launch implementation, especially related to Automotive. (PLM/SAP Experience Preferred) 
  3. Understands fundamental terminology related to process, tooling, and equipment. 
  4. Proficient in MS Suite software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project) to conduct all job responsibilities.
  5. Able to establish, manage, reprioritize, and track change management metrics. 
  6. Excellent planning, analytical and organizational skill. Understands document control and able to conform to document retention standards. Self-starter who is positive minded, intuitive, and professional. Able to set priorities and multitask projects. Required to be proactive and suggest improvements to existing processes policies and systems.
  7. Able to work hours required to comply with deadlines and to support corrective actions when they are needed. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.  Excellent attendance and satisfactory work performance record. 
  8. Willing to further education or receive training to improve skillset as required.

Additional Skills Required

Mathematical Skills: Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.  Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to create and interpret graphs. 

Reasoning Skills:  Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.  Ability to use problem solving when presented with problems or duties that do not have immediate answers or results.

Computer Skills:  To perform this job successfully, an individual should be proficient on the computer, including knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).  Prior experience utilizing AS400 Database software, SAP, PLM, Change Management and ability to create spreadsheets.

Communication SkillsAbility to use active listening and assertive communication when needed. 

Problem Solving Skills:  Understands and able to proficiently practice Problem Solving 8D and Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) methodology.  Is able to conduct individually or in team settings structured problem solving. Understands and can apply 5 Why mythology, Skillful in analysis of problems, research to identify root causes and find solutions, creativity to find robust and effective solutions to problems.  Able to make decisions based on available information. Has sufficient technical knowledge to support effective problem solving.

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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