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Magna International

Chemical Engineering



Job Description

The Company:
Located in Milton Ontario, Modatek Systems is a division of Magna International. At Magna we believe our people are our greatest asset. They imagine what's next, determine what's needed, and do what it takes to make it possible. We invite partners, customers and consumers to become part of the process. Together, anything is possible.

The role:

The Indus Engineer (Automotive) is responsible for providing expertise and direction that drives the e-coat operation and process to an optimum level for producing a quality product in accordance with Modatek's policies and procedures.

What you will focus on:

  • Develops process Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA's), control plans, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) and supports problem solving initiatives by implementing corrective action
  • Initiates actions to prevent the occurrences of any nonconformity relating to product, process and quality system
  • Identifies and records any problems relating to the product, process and quality systems
  • Initiates, recommends or provides solutions through designated channels
  • Assists in the commissioning of new plants/ lines equipment, and other systems to ensure that the introduction into the production facility is handled efficiently and with minimum disruptions
  • Assists Quality Assurance Engineers with sample preparation and testing for Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)
  • Assists, plans and supports Area leaders and Team Members with bi-yearly general maintenance, and upgrades of the e-coat line and waste water unit
  • Develops and trains team members with department Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) and ensures regular audits for the maintenance of such procedures
  • Liaisons between Modatek Systems (purchasing) and supplier of Consigned Products such as industrial coatings products, pretreatment and wastewater chemicals
  • Coordinates purchasing activities for laboratory and process upgrade equipment through SAP


What we are looking for:

  • Post Secondary Chemical Engineering Degree or Diploma
  • Minimum five (5) years experience in the automotive industry
  • Previous ECoating and Paint experience an asset
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal skill
  • Must have a flexible and creative approach while working in an environment that is dedicated to continuous improvements
  • Experience with the use of analytical tools such as Value Stream Mapping and standardize work to identify and drive continuous improvements
  • Experience with parts performance testing for automotive Engineering Standards (General Motors DaimlerChrysler)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to uphold confidentiality and demonstrates the ability to work effectively in a team environment. Ability to work overtime to meet customer needs

What you can expect from us:

  • A great work experience
  • Extended Health Benefits
  • Employee Profit Sharing Plan
  • Group RRSP with employer match
  • Educational reimbursement program
  • Team Member appreciation events
  • A focus on safety, health and wellness; including our "Good for You" cafeteria.

Contact Information

Magna International
Posting Date: 12-Jan-2017Engineering Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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