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Process Engineer

Job Number:  43114
Group:  Magna Exteriors
Division:  Magna Exteriors Sunderland
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular


Group Description

The Magna Exteriors portfolio of products includes access systems such as liftgates, exterior trim, modular systems, front-end modules including fascia, active aerodynamic systems and other lightweight structural components for automotive, commercial truck and other industrial markets.

Recognized globally as an innovator in all aspects of vehicle exteriors, Magna provides everything needed, from materials development and design through manufacturing and assembly, to help automakers create sleek, state-of-the-art vehicles across the world.


Role Summary

The Process Engineer will have responsibility for process monitoring and process improvement within our manufacturing departments. They will provide day-to-day process support to ensure product conforms to specification within the required design cycle time

Key Responsibilities

•    To liaise with relevant departments on development and implementation of improvements to process. 
•    Ensure all safety procedures, methods, equipment, and practices are adhered to
•    Lead and manage various lean manufacturing-related projects
•    Understand and comply with all customer specific requirements in relation to process engineering
•    Investigate and implement opportunities for improvement in terms of cost reduction and process improvements
•    Manage introduction of new equipment including writing technical specifications, liaising with supplier, installing, and commissioning. 
•    Mechanical design of tooling and fixtures.
•    Provide data analysis and data capture in support of process improvements
•    Lead cross functional project teams to deliver on objectives
•    Provide day to day support for the automated and manual processes including problem solving and fault finding
•    Develop and perform experimental process tests with respect to quality, method, cost, etc.
•    Create and manage process documentation such as PFMEA, control plans and operating instructions
•    Develop and implement metrics to monitor and improve performance of processes

Employment prerequisites

•    Mechanically biased educated to degree level, HND with significant experience would be considered
•    Relevant experience within manufacturing and automation
•    Knowledge of IATF16949:2016
•    Previous process engineering experience within automotive manufacturing
•    Proven use of Lean Manufacturing methodologies, APQP, Control Plan, PFMEA, C.I. etc.
•    Able to interpret technical drawings and draw-up fixtures and tooling in CAD. (Inventor/Solidworks)
•    Strong background of dimensional understanding and providing solutions to improve dimensional performance.
•    Proven project management experience with a focus on capital projects. 
•    Self-motivated/self-directed i.e. able to work independently of others if required, with minimal supervision
•    Strong problem-solving/problem-resolution skills
•    Ability to lead project teams to deliver on goals and objectives
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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.

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