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Project Manager, Greenfield/Brownfield

Job Number:  66987
Group:  Magna Corporate
Division:  Magna IT USA - Troy
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Troy, MICHIGAN, US, 48083

Work Style:  Hybrid

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

This position is accountable for rolling out IT solutions to support the start-up of new plants as well as upgrading the IT infrastructure for existing plants, based on Magna IT standards.  The project manager will support business activities in the region for any IT and business process-related topics.  They will also provide subject matter expertise for the relevant domains and coordinate with all the key stakeholders to ensure successful outcomes on assigned initiatives.


Regular business travel: 35-50% of the time.

Your Responsibilities

•    Manage the global GF/BF services in the region (IT service and process-related topics)
•    Support the business through GF/BF, M&A, and downturn/closure activities (e.g. fulfill legal requirements for data retention) in the region for any IT and business process-related topics
•    Create and maintain project budgets and manage cost & revenue
•    Support business in hiring proper IT personnel and provide relevant training
•    Support for sales and transitional services
•    Reporting responsibility to Business, BRMs, and Magna IT Management
•    Track and monitor performance of processes & services within the region
•    Manage the design, maintenance, development, and evaluation of GF/BF methodology/processes/solutions in the region
•    Coordinate internal and external parties in projects, as well as report to Global IT Management and group BRMs
•    Support continuous improvement of methodology, processes, and services within the region
•    Project evaluations and assessment of results


Who we are looking for

•    Minimum 5 years’ progressive experience planning and implementing IT initiatives with cross-functional stakeholders from IT and business groups
•    Knowledge of the theories, principles, and practices of project management and organizational change management
•    IT infrastructure and ERP knowledge, with strong or acquired knowledge of automotive manufacturing principles
•    Project management and supervisory principles and practices to supervise project staff and coordinate multiple complex projects under pressure to meet, schedule, and budget commitments
•    Negotiation skills and political acuity to ensure that conflicts and project & stakeholder requirements are managed, to ensure a successful outcome


Your preferred qualifications

•    MS Project experience is an asset
•    MS Project experience is an advantage


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

A detailed overview of our benefits will be discussed during the recruitment process. 

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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