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Magna International

Program Manager



Company Information

Magna Closures is a leading full service supplier of innovative closure systems and modules to the global automotive industry. Our product expertise includes sealing and greenhouse moulding systems using co-extruded PVC, TPO, PP, TPV & EPDM with Stainless Steel or Aluminum. If you have an Engineering Degree, 7+ years automotive experience as a Program Manager, and an innate ability to coordinate all resources to ensure successful implementation of programs, we invite you to join our team.

Job Description

Major Responsibilities
* Play an active role in APQP Phase 1 to ensure the optimal business case for Customer and Co-Ex-Tec. Provide detailed and thorough information to the Quoting Team for any changes. * Coordinate all resources at Co-Ex-Tec to ensure a successful implementation of program by having regular meetings and maintaining a clear and defined plan that will meet or surpassing all customer, company and financial targets laid out in APQP Phase 1. * Facilitate activities wherever required to ensure tasks are completed correctly and on-time. * Ensure resource availability and allocation in all areas. * Manage technical aspects of the processes; ensure that process used is suitable for the application, functional and practical. * Respond immediately to customer and internal requests. * Ensure a functional, ergonomically sound, practical work cell design/layout/environment. Assist team in the design and implementation. * Present APQP management updates on a monthly bases (or as required). * Ensure all design, processes and purchases including material handling solutions match the requirements of the overall system being implemented. * Assist in all equipment selection, e.g. Quality in gauge selection and acquisition. Solicit quotes from suppliers if required. * Prepare packaging concepts and achieve customer approval for returnable and expendable packaging. * Review all deliverables to ensure they meet or exceed requirements. * Lead, with the same responsiveness, continuous improvement activities as directed to reduce costs. * Perform risk management to minimize project risks. * Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation. * Ensure enforcement of Customer Specific Requirements, compliance to QMS (TS16949), EMS (ISO14001), security (PIP) requirements and Quality Management System (TS16949) without compromising either Co-Ex-Tec or its Customers

Knowledge and Education
* Post Secondary Degree in Engineering or related field preferred or strong technical background. * Minimum 7 years related experience, preferably in the automotive industry as program manager. * Excellent problem solving abilities * Well-developed communication, organizational, interpersonal and analytical abilities * Sound computer skills; strong ability in report and spreadsheet software * Able to lead a team and work independently * Understanding of lean manufacturing, an asset * Strong technical knowledge, particularly in the areas of plastics, machining and assembly. * Ability to read blueprints

Contact Information

Magna International
Posting Date: 29-Aug-2017Engineering Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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