Senior Manufacturing Engineer- Launches

Magna International



Vaughan, Canada

Why you should apply for a job to Magna International:

  • 5/5 in supportive management
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    Position summary

    nd design through manufacturing and assembly, to help automakers create sleek, state-of-the-art vehicles across the world.

    About the Role

    Responsible for ensuring a smooth transition of new products from Advanced Product Development to Operations. Follow the Advance Product Quality Planning (Trax) established practice. Lead the advanced manufacturing team and support teams to a flawless launch. Apply technical knowledge and expertise to ensure robust manufacturing process design prior to launch and lead production improvement projects. Manage performance deliverables such as implementation of CI suggestions, scrap reduction initiatives and OEE improvements through the launch of new business or projects assigned by management. Supporting technical and manufacturing solutions; including engineering and design to achieve goals and objectives relating to research and development, organizational projects and services for continuous improvement and risk reduction.

    Your Responsibilities

    • Responsible to ensure smooth transition of the new product from Advanced Product Development to Operations. Activity typically begins 9 months pre-SOP and continues 3 months post SOP or until the launch KPI's are stable and in control

    • Assisting in part design activities with design source and provide feasibility directivesfor ease of manufacturing and reducing cost. Will follow the Advance Product Quality Planning (Trax) established practice.

    • Development and maintain documentation for PFMEA, Operator Instructions, Rework, Change-over procedure and instruction, Manufacturing Engineering Open Issues, and Continuous Improvement Program

    • Ensures new product Launch Key Milestone dates, Launch KPI's, Test Incidents, Customer Rejects and High-Risk Items are tracked with status, timing and action plans to close.

    • Co-ordinate, lead, and participate in various multi-disciplined teams in addressing and fulfilling various corporate objectives associated with, manufacturing process, productivity, volume outputs, scrap/rework, quality, safety, and delivery commitment.

    • Work with our suppliers, as required to resolve process deviations. Reduce scrap and maximize efficiencies

    Who we are looking for

    • Must have a Mechanical, Manufacturing, or Industrial Engineering Degree/Diploma, or applicable trade.

    • Min. 5 years+ experience in a similar role. Conducts higher-level analysis. Prioritizes tasks to take action, works with partial responsibility and minimal supervision

    Your preferred qualifications

    • Communication/Presentation/Moderation

    • Continuous improvement / Problem Solving

    • Project Management

    • Teamwork / Collaboration

    • Sound computer skills, including knowledge of software in current use.

    • Familiarity with FMEA, APQP

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

    Candidates will be required to complete a Criminal Records Check and, if deemed necessary, a Credit Check as part of the candidate selection process.

    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 and Dental Benefits after 1 month of employment

    • Profit Sharing (EEPPP) and Company Match Group RRSP Program

    • Company Paid Basic Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D)

    • Corporate Plans for Roger's Cellphone Data Plans

    • Employee Discounts: Auto and Home Insurance, Retail, Restaurants, etc.

    • Educational Assistance Program

    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.

    Why you should apply for a job to Magna International:

  • 5/5 in supportive management
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.