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Program Manager at Magna International

Program Manager

Magna International Woodbridge, Canada, Ontario Full-Time

Group Introduction

Advancing mobility. Making automotive technology that is smarter, cleaner, and safer, while still fun to drive. And making it for everyone. That’s what we’re passionate about at Magna Powertrain. We do it by creating world-class powertrain solutions for conventional, hybrid, and pure electric vehicles. We’re making electrification more than a buzzword, we’re bringing it to the road. Innovation is what drives us and we drive innovation. Dream big and create the future of mobility at Magna Powertrain.

Key Qualifications/Requirements
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • 5 to 7 years direct applicable experience in the management and leadership of technical projects from conception to successful implementation. 
  • General powertrain, or specific automotive transmission product design experience an asset. 
  • Proficient with CAD (Pref. SolidWorks and DraftSight).  Must possess sound knowledge and ability to use various PC based computer applications.
  • Knowledge of CNC machining, metal forming and joining an asset. 
  • Must be able to communicate fluently in both written and spoken English and possesses strong presentation, interpersonal and negotiating skills
  • Must have good organizational skills, be a self-starter, team player and an active listener.
Key Responsibilities
  • Provide leadership and project control from initial concept design and feasibility assessment through to start of production. 
  • Direct designers, engineers and is responsible for reviewing all drawing information.
  • Manage prototype builds to assure that product design, manufacturing, assembly and other problems are detected at the earliest stages of the product development cycle.   
  • Participate in GPMS meetings to ensure that commitments made to customers are properly addressed and fulfilled through use of APQP processes and IATF 16949, including verification that all customer approvals are obtained.
  • Plan, co-ordinate, lead, and participate with various multi-disciplined teams addressing objectives associated with the manufacturing and assembly process, productivity, volume outputs, scrap and rework, quality, safety, and delivery commitments.
  • Support the completion of all RFQ’s on a timely basis while meeting the customer’s requirements.
  • Define specification, the statement of work, and procurement of various quotations for approval.
  • Lead quotations for new business.
  • Develop, maintain and execute implementation plans for new equipment.
  • Manage activities related to prototype part delivery, and ensure PPAP commitments are met as promised / expected by the customer.
Key Responsibilities.
  • Perform supervisory control over assigned personnel. 
  • Provide engineering support to other departments as directed by the Engineering Manager.
  • Initiate plans and ideas for cost reduction and/or quality improvement measures.
  • Maintain proper filing system (including electronic/computer files) to ensure all information is properly stored and easily retrieved.
  • Travel outside the city/country will be required.  Work “off-site” at a customer location for varying periods of time may be required.  
  • Meet APQP requirements for assigned scope of projects
  • Develop and or maintain documentation and actions to include but not limited to: 
  • Quality initiatives such as IATF 16949, Q1, and ISO14001
  • APQP process (DFMEA, PFMEA, DFA, DFM, VE/VA, SPC), Continuous Improvement activities, OEE activities and supports / complies with company GPMS requirements
Key Responsibilities..
  • Rework, Scrap, Waste, House cleaning initiatives to reduce cost
  • Initiate contact with new suppliers and subcontractors.
  • Perform other assignments from time to time as management so directs. 
  • Comply and participate in monthly Health & Safety quiz.
  • Comply and participate with suggestions and Continuous Improvement Program at MSM.
  • Observe standards for safe working conditions as outlined in the Occupational health & Safety Act as well as rules and regulations outlined in the employee handbook.
Additional Information

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

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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.


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