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Lead Process Technician - 2nd Shift

Job Number:  67575
Group:  Magna Exteriors
Division:  AIM SYSTEMS
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Warren, MICHIGAN, US, 48089

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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


The Magna Exteriors portfolio of products includes access systems such as liftgates, exterior trim, modular systems, front-end modules including fascia, active aerodynamic systems and other lightweight structural components for automotive, commercial truck and other industrial markets.

Recognized globally as an innovator in all aspects of vehicle exteriors, Magna provides everything needed, from materials development and design through manufacturing and assembly, to help automakers create sleek, state-of-the-art vehicles across the world.


About the Role

Responsible for completing daily operations of injection molding equipment and tools in accordance with division standard operating procedures to ensure quality and production goals are achieved.

Leads material technicians in day to day operations through communication and enforcement of company policies and procedures, training and development, safety awareness, performance coaching and attendance issues.

Your Responsibilities

  • Support process and other activities consistent with departmental expectations and goals.
  • Perform tool changes in accordance with the production schedule
  • Support the building and maintaining of End of Arm tooling, part placement nests and degate fixtures.
  • Support machine process, develop skill set which will allow you to make adjustments within process tolerance and recommend any changes for improved efficiencies.
  • Continually monitor all processes related to injection molding.
  • Analyze and resolve any processing problems.
  • Support Molding Process Engineer in resolving any product non-conformity issues that may arise.
  • Set-up and start-up of new tools and resins for trial.
  • Conform to the implementation of continuous process improvement in the molding department.

Who we are looking for

To perform this job successfully; an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Course work relating to injection molding desired
  • Minimum 1 year of related experience in injection molding, preferably in an automotive manufacturing environment
  • Must have experience processing plastics and setting tools

Your preferred qualifications

  • Knowledge of automation systems and controls
  • Experience in fabrication( i.e. fixture building, making water lines)
  • Minimum 2 years of ISO/TS16949 experience; and knowledge of ISO14001
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills, as well as, strong organization skills
  • Strong computer skills

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

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance​​​​​​
  • Life Insurance/Accidental Death & Dependent (Spose & Child) Like Insurance
  • Paid Short-Term Disability & Long-Term Disability
  • 401(k) Company Match
  • Profit Sharing Program
  • Paid Vacation
  • Don Walker Scholarship Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • OEM Supplier Discounts
  • Magna Perks Discounts

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: Warren
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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