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Manufacturing Engineer

Job Number:  15134
Group:  Magna Steyr
Division:  Magna Steyr of America Inc.
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Detroit, MI, US, 48212

Position Overview:

The Manufacturing Engineer supports engineering efforts by providing skills and knowledge for optimization of the organization in areas such as materials, machinery, methodologies, measurements and processes.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develops, evaluates, and improves manufacturing methods.
  • Design, install, or troubleshoot manufacturing equipment.
  • Review product designs for manufacturability or completeness.
  • Assist across the organization with functions related to manufacturing and production.
  • Analyzes and plans work force utilization, space requirements, and workflow, and designs layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency.
  • Complete planning, developing and executing change initiatives across the organization.
  • Perform change assessment to determine feasibility of implementation.
  • Implement change management strategy and method to deliver sustainable results.
  • Provide information and assistance to business units in executing the change initiatives.
  • Act as primary contact to address any issues and queries on change management activities.
  • Applies statistical methods to estimate future manufacturing requirements and potential.
  • Initiates action to prevent the occurrence of any non-conformities relating to the product, process and system.
  • Identifies and records any problems relating to the product, process and quality systems.
  • Initiates, recommends or provides solutions through designated channels.
  • Verifies the implementation of solutions (quality systems).
  • All other duties and tasks as assigned.


Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
  • Minimum 2-6 years of diversified engineering experience
  • Ability to show increasing responsibility for engineering components over time
  • Project management is a plus
  • Change management is a plus


Special Knowledge & Skills:

  • Effective written, visual and oral communication
  • Highly efficient/knowledgeable in MS Excel
  • Capable of interfacing with corporate staff, vendors, customers and employees


Physical Demands & Work Environment:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Normal amount of sitting or standing, average mobility to move around an office and plant environment, able to conduct normal amount of work at a computer, will require travel to plant sites in North America. May require international travel.

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Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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