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Senior Manager, LES

Job Number:  64719
Group:  Magna Corporate
Division:  Magna IT USA - Troy
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Troy, MICHIGAN, US, 48083

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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.


Job Introduction

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Manager, Logistics Execution System (LES) to join our Industrial Solutions team. As the Senior Manager, LES you will be responsible for overseeing the efficient and effective operation of our logistics execution system, with a focus on supporting the business through technology solutions. The Senior Manager, LES and Industrial Solutions is a part of the larger Magna Information Technology team that’s focused providing value to our internal customers, in a fee for service approach, through application service delivery, project management, and best practice / process analysis.

Major Responsibilities

  • Lead the global team responsible for supporting logistics execution systems
  • Lead the implementation and integration of new logistics technologies and systems
  • Develop and implement strategies to optimize the performance of our logistics execution system
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define and document business requirements for system enhancements and improvements
  • Create and manage application support services billing and financials
  • Monitor and analyze system use and performance, identifying areas for improvement and implementing corrective actions as necessary
  • Provide training and support to end-users
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to resolve system-related issues and ensure timely resolution
  • Stay up to date with industry trends and best practices in logistics execution systems and technology solutions
  • Develop and maintain system documentation
  • Manage vendor relationships
  • Own financials and annual business planning processing for team

Skills and Competencies

  • Proven experience in managing logistics execution systems and technology solutions, preferably in a manufacturing context
  • Strong knowledge of warehouse management systems (WMS), transportation management systems (TMS), and other logistics technologies, with a focus on leveraging technology to support business operations
  • Proficient in data analysis and reporting, with the ability to identify trends and make data-driven decisions to drive operational improvements
  • Demonstrated understating of cloud, edge, and on-prem computing architectures in logistics business process support
  • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles and continuous improvement methodologies is a plus
  • Familiarity with regulatory requirements and compliance related to logistics operations and technology solutions is desirable

Knowledge, Education and Work Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in logistics (SCM), information technology, computer science, or a related field
  • Excellent English language skills (verbal and written)
  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant working experience
  • Experience in Tier-1 Automotive Industry is a strong plus

Work Environment

Regular travel 10-25% of the time.

For dedicated and motivated employees, we offer an interesting and diversified job within a dynamic global team together with the individual and functional development in a professional environment of a global acting business. Fair treatment and a sense of responsibility towards employees are the principle of the Magna culture. We strive to offer an inspiring and motivating work environment.


We offer attractive benefits (e.g. discretionary performance bonus) and a salary which is in line with market conditions depending on your skills and experience.

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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