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Manufacturing Engineer

Job Number:  46372
Group:  Magna Exteriors
Division:  Mytox Mfg.
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Woodbridge, ONTARIO, CA

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Job Number: 46372 
Group: Magna Exteriors  
Division: Mytox Mfg. 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: Woodbridge 


Group Description

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.



  • Engineering degree/diploma or equivalent combination of education and applicable work related experience
  • Minimum of five years of applicable work experience in an automotive environment obtaining quotes and working with outside vendors and integrators on equipment builds and part supply
  • Excellent Team Building and Leadership skills
  • Proven understanding of lean concepts
  • Excellent organization, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Proven negotiating skills combined with the ability to handle stressful situations professionally
  • Must be self-motivated and able to carry projects through from concept to completion
  • Practical experience in costing and quoting
  • Experience with capacity planning, logistics, material flow
  • Knowledge in the use of spreadsheets, word processing and CAD software
  • Hands on experience and good understanding of APQP, IATF16949, FMEA, FEA, VE/VA, DOE, GD&T and continuous improvement tools.
  • Solid understanding of Standardized work, Operator Balance and Standard Work charts.


•    Capable of managing a program from inception to completion. Negotiate and coordinate the purchase and installation of new or modified manufacturing equipment or tooling, ensuring that Program timelines, safety, quality and MAFACT requirements as well as program budgets are maintained.  
•    Assist as part of a CFT to develop quotations for potential new business. 
•    Develop Standard work procedures, standardized work, and train Operators and Area Leaders in standards using TWI method. 
•    Identify manufacturing cost reductions through data analysis (i.e. Time studies, capability studies, Pareto analysis etc.) Coordinate activities around CI initiatives, lead multi-disciplined teams in Kaizen workshops and value stream mapping exercises, and track results to targets.
•    Develop and execute LEAN manufacturing techniques and concepts in current and new processes. Optimize for material flow and presentation to operators, workflow and balance, and ergonomic standards. 
•    Communicate and promote Magna’s MAFACT philosophy, vision and expectations. 
•    Train shop floor employees on lean and MAFACT concepts, such as 5s, Kaizen and Standardized work. 
•    Develop and maintain APQP documents (i.e. PFMEA, standard work procedures, process flow etc.)
•    Participates in and meets all CFT deliverables for current and new processes (i.e. PPAP, APQP, Launch readiness reviews, Customer run at rates, CI Activities etc.)
•    Develops material handling logistics (i.e. Aisle layout, bin placement, WIP storage, dunnage removal etc.) Maintains and updates plant layouts as required.
•    Completes work in accordance with company/departmental procedures.
•    Assist other departments in implementation and validation of CI initiatives.
•    Assist in the development of PM and TPM requirements for existing and new processes.

Additional Information

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



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