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Manufacturing Engineer

Magna International

This is a Contract position in Aurora, ON posted May 22, 2023.


Job Number: 57528 
Group: Magna Corporate  
Division: Magna International Corporate Office 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: AURORA 


Group Description 

At Magna, we create technology that disrupts the industry and solves big problems for consumers, our customers, and the world around us. We’re the only mobility technology company and supplier with complete expertise across the entire vehicle.

We are committed to quality and continuous improvement because our products impact millions of people every day. But we’re more than what we make. We are a group of entrepreneurial-minded people whose collective expertise gives us a competitive advantage. World Class Manufacturing is a journey and it’s our talented people who lead us on this journey.


Role Summary

The Manufacturing Engineer will play a key part in the Digital Transformation Team and will be part of a tightly knit team that envisions, validates, and implements advanced manufacturing solutions for the future. In this role, you will be the main technical resource for the introduction of advanced manufacturing solutions to the Magna manufacturing plants by analyzing and identifying suitable applications within the plant. You enjoy working in a culture that fosters creativity and are passionate about problem-solving and overcoming challenges. You are self-motivated and driven by a need to innovate.  We encourage all individuals with a visionary mind to apply, we’d love to hear from you.

Key Responsibilities
  • Introduce advanced manufacturing ideas / technologies to internal groups and divisions.
  • Work with a team to identify suitable operations within Magna for advanced manufacturing technologies use.
  • Envision solutions to transform Magna’s current manufacturing methods 
  • Perform and report feasibility and financial analysis of potential applications. 
  • Follow project implementation progress and adherence to timelines.
  • Comply with the designated ISO / TS 16949 responsibilities, Health & Safety (H&S) rules and practices, and Magna policies, procedures, and practices.   
  • Perform any other assignments from time-to-time as management so directs.
Key Qualifications/Requirements
  • BS/MS/PhD in electrical, mechanical, or equivalent engineering discipline with appropriate manufacturing / process experience.
  • Experience in processing material handling and assembly tasks, process layout and cycle time analysis of robotic and assembly cells.
  • Understanding of PLC, networking protocols and technologies.
  • Experience in Robot programming basics (ABB, Kuka, Yaskawa, Fanuc).
  • Experience in software programming (C++ and/or Python is a plus).
  • Creative and self-motivating with the ability to understand and divide a vision into prioritized tasks. 
  • Good collaborative decision-making skills: adept at working across organizational boundaries to accomplish tasks
  • Broad technical background with a clear understanding of automotive manufacturing processes and plant operations
  • Ability to resolve complex issues in creative, efficient, and effective ways.
  • Provide the customer and company-wide perspective to detailed technical decisions.
Work Environment
  • Readiness to travel international & domestic up to 50% annually.
  • Sitting for extended periods of time.
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and other computer components.
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.