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Strategy Portfolio Analyst

Job Number:  46152
Group:  Magna Corporate
Division:  Magna Services of America (Troy Office)
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 46152 
Group: Magna Corporate  
Division: Magna Services of America (Troy 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.


Position Overview


The Strategy Portfolio Analyst supports the coordination and alignment of the product groups portfolio evaluation. This role will be an integral part of Magna’s product portfolio assessment process and, in addition, will be an integral part of the development on a global Magna technology road map for the Car of the Future and Factory of the Future in alignment with the Magna Product Groups.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Support the analysis of current state and future state of Magna’s product portfolio roadmaps. 
  • Support senior management on the preparation of the strategy material for Quarterly Reviews, Board Meetings and Executive Reviews as needed.  
  • Support the studies and investigations of relevant System Level product opportunities & market trends with respect to the Car of the Future growth areas. 
  • Monitor and update the respective action plans for the identified field of actions. 
  • Use the strategy process as an evaluation to determine Magna’s entry opportunities and strategy into new Systems. 
  • Support the development of Magna’s strategic position for Corporate R&D projects (Technical USP, key technologies, and relevant Business)  
  • Search for potential partners to close the desired gaps (Product, Technology Competence) 
  • Support the connection between strategies with Magna Corporate R&D and Magna Groups strategies 
  • Lead with 3rd parties or internal departments Competitor Intelligence (CI) and Market Intelligence (MI) Studies 
  • Support sales in the business development efforts during project acquisitions in all aspects related to product functions and new technologies  
  • Continuously adhere to and apply the Magna Employee’s Charter to all employees. 
  • Ensure support of the growing business is met with continuous development of bench strength. 
  • Develop and support One Team – One voice culture across all areas of Strategy and Systems Integration. 
  • Maintain a complete understanding of Magna’s existing products portfolio and manufacturing processes for the Car of the Future and Factory of the Future. 
  • Maintain awareness of Magna Corporate and group technology needs, using these to search for technologies of relevance. 
  • Update reports to support Corporate R&D strategy. 
  • Keep various Magna organizations and Magna R&D team abreast of program developments. 
  • Develop strategic relationships with key technical representatives at the OEMs. 
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned 



  • Experience in technical, sales and business development preferably in the product or R&D segment of the automotive industry. 
  • Technical aptitude to understand the global automotive engineering product portfolio. 
  • Knowledgeable on competitive force and industry structure analysis 
  • Knowledgeable about market research studies (including quantitative and qualitative analysis), business model generation, value proposition design and on testing business ideas 

Special Knowledge / Skills


  • Structural working approach for strategic development  
  • Excellent presentation, communication, influencing, project planning and negotiation skills 
  • Excellent English written and verbal 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.

Nearest Major Market: Troy
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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