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Senior Corporate Ergonomist

Job Number:  50723
Group:  Magna Corporate
Division:  Magna Services of America (Home Office)
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 50723 
Group: Magna Corporate  
Division: Magna Services of America (Home Office) 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: TROY 


Group Description 

At Magna, we create technology that disrupts the industry and solves big problems for consumers, our customers, and the world around us. We’re the only mobility technology company and supplier with complete expertise across the entire vehicle.


We are committed to quality and continuous improvement because our products impact millions of people every day. But we’re more than what we make. We are a group of entrepreneurial-minded people whose collective expertise gives us a competitive advantage. World Class Manufacturing is a journey and it’s our talented people who lead us on this journey.


Role Summary

The Senior Corporate Ergonomist will act as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in Ergonomics providing the highest level of technical guidance for all Magna Groups and Divisions.  This individual will lead and develop global ergonomic tools, guidelines, training material and best practices.                                    

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop new ergonomics tools/guidelines, templates, and mechanisms to enhance Magna’s Global Ergonomics Program and auditing process.
  • Mentor Regional Corporate Ergonomists and other key stakeholders into successful development of key ergonomics projects and initiatives.  
  • Work in partnership with plant management and personnel to facilitate Ergonomics Program requirements, develop a risk management system, execute action plans, and integrate ergonomic design guidelines into the Division's formal Engineering process.
  • Develop and deliver ergonomics training to different levels of plant personnel that will include plant specific case-studies tailored to address unique issues of different manufacturing processes.
  • Lead Corporate Ergonomists on emerging issues, conflicting technical approaches and overlapping regulatory requirements and research.  
  • Initiate and develop multi-disciplinary projects targeting reduction of ergonomic risk and musculoskeletal disorders.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • 5 - 7+ years’ work-related work experience in industrial ergonomics
  • Bachelor's degree in Human Sciences/ Engineering with a focus on ergonomics OR a Master’s degree in an accredited ergonomics program
  • Certified Professional Ergonomist (CPE) designation a plus
  • Experience with ergonomics risk factor assessments & industry tools, providing effective/practical recommendations, implementing, and developing ergonomics programs in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to meet demanding time frames, which may require extra hours on short notice
  • Ability to handle/ maintain confidential information and data constantly and discretely
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Excellent communication & presentation skills

Additional Information

  • Normal amount of sitting or standing, average mobility to move around an office environment, able to conduct a normal amount of work at a computer. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus
  • Ability to travel domestic and international up to 40% of the time
  • Position may be based in Michigan, Georgia or South Carolina  

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe 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: Troy
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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