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Manufacturing Engineer

Job Number:  66460
Group:  Magna Corporate
Division:  Mobility USA
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Troy, MICHIGAN, US, 48083

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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 is more than one of the world’s largest suppliers in the automotive space. We are a mobility technology company built to innovate, with a global, entrepreneurial-minded team. With 65+ years of expertise, our ecosystem of interconnected products combined with our complete vehicle expertise uniquely positions us to advance mobility in an expanded transportation landscape.


About the Role

The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for, but not limited to, applying standard engineering principles and analytical techniques to the design and development of the manufacturing processes to ensure continuous improvement efforts and cost reduction activities exceeding the expectations of Magna New Mobility, the customer, and Magna International Inc. Also responsible for overseeing all activities related to supporting technical and manufacturing solutions; including engineering and design to achieve goals and objectives relating to research and development, organizational projects and services for continuous improvement and risk reduction.

Your Responsibilities

  • Ensure that all engineering departmental objectives and activities participated in are aligned to the Magna Employee Charter and Magna Corporate Constitution.  
  • Responsible for coordination of major engineering projects as assigned and for the on-time and in budget completion of all deliverables for these projects.  
  • Responsible for engineering solutions to the manufacturing process, synchronous manufacturing, continuous improvement techniques.  
  • Responsible to ensure that the performance measurables related to the engineering  departments are on track with the departmental Key Operating Indicators (KOI'S)  
  • Responsible to develop processes, develop JES instructions and select tooling/equipment to meet process capability, capacity, cost effectiveness, maintainability and safety ergonomics.  
  • Responsible for PFMEA development, process changes, and PFMEA updates. 

Who we are looking for

  • A university degree in engineering, technologist diploma in mechanical engineering or industrial engineering, or five to seven years engineering related experience in an automotive JIT, Tier 1 manufacturing environment, or equivalent combination of both. 

  • Working knowledge of continuous improvement processes/lean manufacturing concepts, methods and principles. 

  • Good understanding of time and motion studies is required, along with experience in understanding of capital and expense budgets; understanding of operational planning with strong project management skills to manage/co-ordinate extensive internal and external project resources. 

  • Good knowledge of Health & Safety Legislation and proficiency with Microsoft and other manufacturing related software. 

  • Working knowledge of SPC and AutoCAD 

Your preferred qualifications

PPAP · Pedestrian Safety Awareness

· Robotics · IATF16949:2015

· 8D’s · Emergency Evacuation Awareness

· Interpersonal Communication · Ergonomics

· Hazardous Communication · Safety Signs Awareness

· Personal Protective Equipment · Confined Space Awareness

· Bloodborne Pathogens Awareness

· Lockout/Tagout Awareness


· FMEA · 18001 Awareness · APQP · DOE


· GD&T

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: Troy
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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