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Engineering Manager

Job Number:  59783
Group:  Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division:  Windsor Modules
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Windsor, ONTARIO, CA, N8N 5B8



Job Number: 59783 
Group: Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting  
Division: Windsor Modules 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: WINDSOR 


Group Description

The Mechatronics, Mirrors and Lighting group specializes in automotive technologies that are driving the future of mobility. Combining a deep systems knowledge to develop unique vehicle access experiences, intelligent visions systems and advanced automotive lighting technologies, MML's expertise light the path to innovation, safety and styling.



Plan, analyse, implement and evaluate current and future equipment and processes in support of manufacturing engineering and maintenance. Directly and indirectly lead and support maintenance and facility requirements. Support and lead where required continuous improvement and new product and process development where required.  


•    Minimum completion of a 3 year post secondary education program in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
•    Minimum of 5 years related working experience


•    Strong mechanical/technical aptitude.
•    Ability to use CAD software to design new fixtures and equipment.
•    Good analytical and problem solving abilities.
•    Ability to make decisions quickly and take reasonable risk.
•    Self-motivated; ability to work independently, take initiative and willingly accept responsibility.
•    Results oriented.
•    Strong verbal and written communication skills.
•    Good time management, priority planning and organizational skills.
•    Project Management Skills
•    Proficient in the facilitation of preferred time study methods
•    Experience and understanding of PFMEA’s and control plans


•    Utilize root cause problem solving methods to analyse issues affecting internal quality and productivity issues with the focus of OEE – overall equipment efficiency
•    Identify quality improvements and defect prevention by developing and implementing mistake/error proofing fixtures and devices
•    Prepare capital projects and acquire quotes to justify new equipment acquisitions for continuous improvement opportunities
•    Conduct Engineering Feasibility Studies to determine feasibility of implementing labour and material cost savings opportunities
•    Initiate Process Change Notifications (PCNs) to initiate changes or alterations to the current manufacturing process
•    Keep all necessary product information (PFMEA, process flow charts, instruction sheets, etc) up-to-date and readily available 
•    Facilitate quality and productivity related meetings for assigned products or projects and keep up-to-date meeting minutes
•    Identify and support Kaizen and CI initiatives
•    Prepare, review and deliver performance appraisals for reporting staff
•    Promote all aspects of Magna’s Corporate Constitution, Employee Charter and Operational Principles
•    Update measurables, presentation material and other tracking documents for monthly Quality Operating System (QOS) reviews
•    Identify and implement labour savings opportunities (direct and indirect) wherever feasible
•    Maintain plant layout with up-to-date product line layouts
•    Manage the implementation of new production equipment in order to meet standards, production requirements and final sign-off requirements
•    Performs all duties in accordance with TS16949 and ISO 14001 standards.
•    Maintains safe working practices and compliance with the provisions of the Occupational Health & Safety Act and Regulations.  Makes decisions for new and existing engineering projects that meet or exceed requirements outlined in safety legislation 
•    Acts as technical contact between management and vendors where required
•    Perform time studies using acceptable methods and analysis for line balancing
•    Communicate effectively with functional departments in order to achieve goals and objectives
•    Maintain a positive working relationship with the shop floor team members
•    Support and Maintain ergonomic improvements and chair Ergonomic Committee
•    Indirectly / Directly oversee and provide leadership and direction to the maintenance team where required
•    Manage team center requirements as required
•    Support Modules CFT on an ongoing basis 
•    Manage building facility requirements and associated contracts 
•    Performs other duties as required.


•    Internal Quality PPM
•    Overall Equipment Efficiency
•    Cost reductions (labour and material) 
•    Product Information (PFMEA, Process flow charts, Operator Instruction sheets, etc., As listed on the Advanced Quality Planning Checklist.)
•    Preventative and Predictive maintenance program
•    Manage the small parts and consumables inventories as it relates to facilities and equipment

Additional Information

Accommodations for disabilities in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.

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