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Senior Manager (m/f/x) - Manufacturing Engineering

Job Number:  66385
Group:  Magna Electronics
Division:  Magna Electronics Sailauf
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Sailauf, DE

Work Style:  Hybrid

About us


We see a future where everyone can live and move without limitations. That’s why we are developing technologies, systems and concepts that make vehicles safer and cleaner, while serving our communities, the planet and, above all, people.


Forward. For all.


Group Summary


Magna Electronics leads the way in active safety technologies, revolutionizing the automotive industry and improving lives. With a strong focus on adapting ADAS systems and electronic solutions to any vehicle, we address a wide range of mobility and safety needs. As we build a safer, more intelligent, and connected mobility experience, Magna is dedicated to creating a better future for people globally.


About the Role


This role supports the shaping of Magna Electronics industrialization strategy and will coordinate the operational improvement activities of factory operations.

Your Responsibilities


  • Develop and implement benchmarking of group manufacturing sites for production launches and ongoing performance.
  • Oversee and drive operational performance metrics for all Electronics sites (OEE, labor efficiency, LMPU, etc.).
  • Run optimization projects in plants to improve operational performance (reduce WIP, labor, layouts, logistics flows, etc.).
  • Provide guidance and expertise to factory operations on areas such as standard work, OEE/OEU/TEEP measurement, and factory layout optimization.
  • Identify and mentor local colleagues for autonomous improvements in the future.
  • Provide regular reporting of site and group performance KPIs to senior management at division and group levels.

Who we are looking for


  • Completed university degree in Manufacturing Engineering or equivalent field.
  • Approximately 10 years of relevant experience in manufacturing.
  • Detailed knowledge of electronics manufacturing techniques. 
  • With extensive leadership experience, coupled with exceptional communication (proficient in business English) and problem-solving abilities, the capacity to work independently and take initiative further enhances the profile.
  • Profound experience in running production line improvement projects across multiple sites. 
  • Able to lead, coach, and motivate cross-functional teams, including matrixed resources.

Your preferred qualifications


  • Experience in the field of ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems).
  • Working experience in 4.0 Industry.
  • Good knowledge of the German language.

What we offer


At Magna, you can expect an engaging and dynamic environment where you can help to develop industry-leading automotive technologies. We invest in our employees, providing them with the support and resources they need to succeed. As a member of our global team, you can expect exciting, varied responsibilities as well as a wide range of development prospects. Because we believe that your career path should be as unique as you are.

Site Benefits


  • 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.

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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