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Magna International

Manufacturing Engineering Manager



Job Description

Company Introduction
Your future starts here! We want you to be part of our Team. 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.

Job Introduction
The Manufacturing Engineering Manager is responsible to assist in managing the manufacturing, facilities, stamping coordination and welding functions in the performance of their duties, focusing on Safety, People, Quality and productivity and all company/regulatory policies and procedures while meeting divisional goals and operational budget in accordance with the Magna Charter and division policies.

Major Responsibilities
* Builds an effective and empowered team that has the skills and motivation to generate quality output while meeting departmental and divisional goals * Holds Team Members accountable to meet performance expectations and to comply with all operational procedures and policies as outlined in the Employee Handbook, Quality, Safety and Environmental Programs (ie. TS16949, ISO14001) and takes appropriate corrective action * Provides input into and oversees the department budget which includes resources and capital expenditures * Provides formal and informal performance feedback to Team Members utilizing a coaching and mentoring style * Assists in the development and implementation of the department EOS action plan * Actively participates as a dynamic and progressive member of the leadership team to strengthen Modatek's ability to perform and grow to meet its maximum potential * Investigates and reviews potential integrators assessing capabilities and participates in the cost negotiation and selection * Investigates new equipment, process improvements and welding technologies for feasibility of application to improve efficiency and cost * Attends technical customer reviews for new business initiatives * Prepares technical reports/presentations for customer and/or steering team * Ensures compliance with CQI-15 welding system assessment * Develops and implements policies and procedures to ensure compliance with TS16949 * Develops and tracks weld performance implementing appropriate corrective actions and CI's * Promotes and initiates continuous improvements and cost reduction opportunities * Complies with duties and responsibilities as per the Occupational Health and Safety Act and ensures appropriate corrective action is taken when violations occur

Knowledge and Education
* 8 to 10 years leadership experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably automotive * Engineering Degree with a Professional Engineering designation (preferred)/Diploma or equivalent combination of education and applicable work related experience * Prior experience with new program launches from early APQP stages including customer technical reviews, PPAP submissions, FMEA, welding, stamping and GD&T. * Demonstrated ability to conduct root cause analysis using various problem solving techniques * Ability to travel to US, Mexico and overseas on short notice for business meetings * Strong interpersonal, communication, leadership and organizational skills * Proficient computer usage * Ability to work in a professional manner * Ability to work and adapt in a fast paced multi-tasked environment * Ability to be flexible in hours of work in order to meet internal/external customer requirements including overtime * Ability to uphold confidentiality * Demonstrates the ability to work effectively in a team environment

Work Environment
* Travel required, sometimes on short notice * Static shifts but able to accommodate flex shifts as required * Required to be in the plant for various durations of time

Additional Information
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: 27-Mar-2017Engineering Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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