Magna Exteriors, a wholly-owned operating unit of Magna International, is a global supplier of exterior products and systems. As a market leader with a focus on innovation, we offer a wide array of products including bumper fascia systems; exterior trim; modular systems; class A body panels; and structural components for automotive, commercial truck, consumer, and industrial markets.
Co-Ex-Tec, a division of Magna Exteriors, is hiring a Manufacturing Engineer for our Concord location. If you have 4+ years automotive experience and an innate ability to strengthen existing manufacturing processes in a fast paced environment, we invite you to join our team.
1.Must be proficient in hands-on process troubleshooting.
2.Proving current production with “fast response” troubleshooting
3.Must have demonstrated track record of initiating and implementing process cost reductions in Lean Manufacturing environment.
- Set up and maintain all work cell and/or department standardized work instructions/procedures for the extrusion process.
- Be responsible for product trials, setting up material trial runs, and conducting tests as per the die trial procedure
- Assist in training production personnel on operating new or existing tooling, equipment and processes.
4.Improve current production part process capability and repeatability through the optimization of existing manufacturing processes
5.Ability to work independently and draw from experience in all aspect of the job assigned
6.Work closely with Project Management Team to support new product launches, engineering changes implementation and product / process continuous improvement initiatives and related activities.
7.Complete all required APQP-related activities, ECR processes, PRP (8D), and all other Quality Management System requirements as needed
8.Conduct time studies, identify capacity constraints and opportunities to improve efficiencies and reduce manufacturing costs
9.Support in the development of Process Control Plans and Process Flow Charts
10.Development and maintaining documentation for PFMEA, Operator Instructions, Rework, Change-over procedure and instruction, Manufacturing Engineering Open Issues, and Continuous Improvement Program
11.Co-ordinate, lead, and participate in various multi-disciplined teams in addressing and fulfilling various corporate objectives associated with, manufacturing process, productivity, volume outputs, scrap/rework, quality, safety, and delivery commitment
12.Optimize all parameters to attain maximum running efficiencies for each job through creation of Standardized Work procedures (line speeds, cycle times, TAKT times, etc.)
13.Drive process change through regular maintenance of PFMEA’s using the “Lessons Learned Database”
14.Provide quote direction for new business related to tooling, new materials and processes as required
15.Writing specifications, competitively quoting, negotiating, managing program timelines and budgets, buy-off, and commissioning in our facility.
16.Work with our suppliers, as required to resolve process deviations. Reduce scrap and maximize efficiencies.
17.Assist in part design activities with design source and provide feasibility directives for ease of manufacturing and reducing cost.
18.Familiarity with various manufacturing processes such as Roll Forming, Extrusion and Injection Molding.
19.Support Preventative Maintenance Program development for all manufacturing process equipment
20.Review part designs and provide feasibility input for ease of manufacturing and cost reduction
21.Review tooling designs/gauges to ensure they are built to meet customer and Co-Ex-Tec requirements/standards, and will run to the quoted standard
22.Review facilities and equipment requirements with relevant internal and external customers/suppliers
23.Identify opportunities to achieve productivity, quality and service improvement targets for the business.
•Professional (5-10 years of experience): Specialized knowledge & know how. Conducts higher-level analysis. Prioritizes tasks to take action, works with partial responsibility and minimal supervision