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Manufacturing Process Engineer 2nd Shift (Shelby Township)

Job Number:  66761
Group:  Magna Powertrain
Division:  MPT Sterling Heights
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Shelby Township, MICHIGAN, US, 48316

Work Style: 



Job Number: 66761 
Group: Magna Powertrain  
Division: MPT Sterling Heights 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Work Style:  


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

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.


About the Role

  • Leads process development, production start-up, production support and the implementation of engineering changes and process improvements.  Ensures environmental aspects of production are considered.
  • Leading process development for new programs. Continuous improvements for current production. Researching new technologies and implementing them. Documenting and training manufacturing team on new rolled processes.

Your Responsibilities

  • Establishing  process flow and operations to make a part for new quotes. Work in a cross function team to complete PFMEA.  Establish specifications for new equipment and get quotes. Roll out of equipment and processes to plant floor.
  • Establish Standardized work, Job Element Sheets and other needed documentation to support equipment / process rollout. Main contact for planning/coordinating manufacturing projects. Investigate and research continuous improvement and development projects. If project is approved, lead to complete the project. Work with cross functional team to update and maintain plant layout drawings.
  • Facilitates developing in process prints and production tools. This includes GD&T stack-up calculations, CAD updates for parts, fingers and new dies (process drawings, signoffs, checking prints). Provide technical assistance to sales and customers to influence product design and provide viable cost proposals and manufacturing processes to meet respective customer needs.  Keeps management team abreast of significant issues or developments identified during engineering activities and actions being taken to improve the situation.
  • Maintains accurate files, records, studies and reports and shares the information appropriately.  Furnishes input on developing engineering standards and specifications. Benchmarking this would include benchmarking processes and parts at sister plants, Suppliers, Customers and competitors. Assist the organization in implementation of MAFACT, including lean, standardized work and continuous improvement activities.
  • Ensure that company policies and procedures are adhered to including IATF 2016:16949, ISO14001 (EMS), and Employee Handbook. Participates in continuous improvement activities including driving CIP’s, submits improvement suggestions (CI, Safety). Manage multiple projects and deliverables while treating team members with dignity and respect and in accordance with the Magna Employee’s Charter and Common Values.
  • Perform all work in a safe and healthful manner as outline in MIOSHA regulations and MPTSH safety and policies including proper use of Lockout/Tagout procedures.  Reports unsafe conditions to Manager/Supervisor within the department. Support and participate in division and department improvement initiatives through Continuous Improvement Suggestion Program, and sharing of knowledge, ideas, and/or best practices with co-workers. Actively participate and comply with all division and department policies, procedures and work instructions as they relate to your job. Provide training materials and new training for new processes.

Who we are looking for

Your preferred qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering from four-year college or university; or three to five years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have experience creating Manufacturing Process Prints, Standard Work Instructions and Job Element Sheets. Must have experience with CNC programming; Automotive Engineering; transmission component & machining (turning & grinding); laser welding; induction heat & cert; spline; cutting & rolling.  Familiarity working with various machining equipment including CNC lathe and mill.  Induction hardening preferred.  Working knowledge of G-code programming and operations.  Must be proficient with GD&T. Excellent organizational skills. Able to effectively communicate with customers, peers, management and plant personnel effectively (written and verbal). Required to be proactive and suggest improvements to existing processes policies and systems. Self-starter who is positive and professional. Ability to set priorities and multitask projects. 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. Must be willing to further education to improve skillset as required.

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

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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