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Sample Manager (m/w/d)

Job Number:  32766
Group:  Magna Electronics
Division:  Magna Electronics Sailauf
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 32766 
Group: Magna Electronics  
Division: Magna Electronics Sailauf 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: SAILAUF, Sailauf 


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 sample manager is responsible to provide the Magna Electronics Engineering teams with the required sets of samples, pre-series non-Magna-components, racks, wire harnesses. Assures complete and actual engineering workplace with project specific development equipment. Support delivery to the customer for engineering Samples.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collecting demands (through Sample Requests) in alignment with TPL
  • Prepare sample builds (develop manufacturing steps, control plan, workinstructions, supplier selection with purchasing)
  • Plan sample builds/resources (internal vs external, considering timing constraints)
  • Maintaining a sample planning list (or in a tool) per function name (configuration, amount)
  • Planning and ordering of material and subassemblies, maintain the sample stock in Magna Sailauf
  • Create and maintain a central database with intent to track sample deliveries (delivery notes – vs sample requests)
  • Create and maintain KPI 
  • Instructing a team of technicians to build, flash, test, distribute samples
  • Creating delivery notes, customs papers with support of logistics Department
  • Conducting shipment of samples and racks to engineering sites worldwide
  • Updating samples & test racks with latest SW
  • Design and build project specific development racks / flash equipment / test equipment
  • Ensure maintenance and calibration of relevant tools

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Strong project management skills
  • Technical background (electronics or similar)
  • Preferably experience in automotive industry
  • Knowledge of product development engineering practices in automotive field (nice-to-have)
  • Technical knowledge of automotive electronics products (nice-to-have)
  • Knowledge of MS Office package (especially Excel, Project and Access)
  • Knowledge of analysis and engineering tools such as version control/configuration management
  • ALM tools (PTC Integrity)
  • Comprehensive knowledge of english (verbal and written)
  • For positions located in non-english speaking locations, knowledge of the local working language is an asset
  • Advanced knowledge (verbal &written) of local language required
  • Able to work effectively in a global environment
  • Self-motivation, tenacity, and determination are very useful in this position
  • Must be able to work independently with no supervision
  • Communication skills


  • Collegial, supportive and friendly working atmosphere with a "Duz" culture
  • Attractive and performance-oriented compensation package
  • Prospects and opportunities for personal and professional development through various training offers
  • Individual work arrangements through flexible working hours and opportunities to use "Office Work" and "Mobile Work" personally
  • Corporate benefits program
  • International and diverse environment and open door culture

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