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Group Lead

Job Number:  61743
Group:  Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division:  Magna Mechatronics BOCO Germany
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Wuppertal, DE

Work Style:  Hybrid



Job Number: 61743 
Group: Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting  
Division: Magna Mechatronics BOCO Germany 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: WUPPERTAL 


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.


About the Role

The Advanced Manufacturing Engineer - Industry 4.0/Digital Transformation will support the development and implementation of automation projects and digitalization initiatives in Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting divisions. 

Your Responsibilities

  • Develop Statement of Work for automation projects. 
  • Lead automation projects from concept through implementation. 
  • Monitor suppliers and internal stakeholders during project development.  
  • Conduct Proof of concept projects of automation projects to validate new technology and applications. 
  • Receive and provide training to manufacturing engineering teams related to digitalization. 
  • Capture and validate best practices in automation and digitalization tools across MML divisions. 
  • Identify and select project priorities according to group strategy. 
  • Support creation of technical guidelines for automation / digitalization projects. 
  • Ensure Lean and MAFACT principles are in being followed when implementing automation projects.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned. 
  • Act with honesty and integrity and make ethical business choices in accordance with Magna’s Compliance Policies and Procedures. 
  • Upholds the principles of the Magna Employee’s Charter, Magna’s Operational Principles, Magna’s Environmental Health and Safety Policy & Procedures, MML Quality Policy, Program Execution Process and Business Protocols.  Must understand and respect the laws and cultures in countries which Magna conducts business & Magna compliances.

Your preferred qualifications


  • College Diploma / University Degree in designated area 


  • Experience 7+ years in manufacturing / automation engineering.
  • Must be experienced in reading mechanical, system and layout drawings.
  • Experience in creating drawings in AutoCAD
  • Understanding PLC programming, networking protocols and technologies
  • Experience in Robot programming basics (ABB, Fanuc etc.).
  • Time and project management skills, with the capability to prioritize and multitask as needed
  • Knowledge of different project management methodologies
  • Demonstrated exceptional oral and written communication skills required.
  • Demonstrated excellent leadership skills required 

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.

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