Manufacturing Specialist

Website Magna International

Manufacturing Specialist Job Highlights

Title Manufacturing Specialist
Type Full Time
Experience 5 Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Bradford West Gwillimbury, ON, Canada
Company Magna International

Company Profile

Magna International is one of the world’s largest automotive suppliers and is dedicated to delivering mobility solutions. The company’s competitive capabilities include body exteriors and structures, power and vision technologies, seating systems, and complete vehicle solutions.

Job Profile

The company is hiring a Manufacturing Specialist who will support production through improving efficiency, standardizing work, and reducing scrap.

Champion process changes, cost savings initiatives, and documentation updates

Education Level

Work Experience

  • 5 years of experience in automotive manufacturing
  • Experience in program launches
  • Experience with resistance and spot welding (an asset)


  • Acts as technical contact between management and vendors
  • Conduct Engineering Feasibility Studies (EFSs) to determine the feasibility of implementing labour and material cost savings opportunities
  • Coordinating the implementation of new production equipment and operator training to meet standards and final sign-off requirements
  • Develop processes for new businesses and products.
  • Facilitate quality and productivity-related meetings for assigned products and keep up-to-date meeting minutes
  • Identify and implement labour savings opportunities (direct and indirect) wherever feasible
  • Identify quality improvements and defect prevention by developing and implementing mistake/error-proofing fixtures and devices
  • Initiate Process Change Notifications (PCNs) to initiate changes or alterations to the current manufacturing process
  • Investigate equipment for new business and continuous improvement opportunities
  • Involved as Advanced Manufacturing Engineer with coordinating the implementation of new production equipment and operator training to meet standards and final sign-off requirements for the ECU Business unit.
  • Involved in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering, equipment selection, and negotiations with vendors.
  • Keep all necessary product information (FMEA, process flow charts, instruction sheets, etc.) up-to-date and readily available
  • Maintain plant layout with up-to-date product line layouts
  • Must be aware of the relevance and importance of their activities and how they affect quality and the environment for our customers
  • Prepare capital projects and acquire quotes to justify new equipment acquisitions for continuous improvement opportunities
  • Quote new business opportunities when required.
  • Update measurables, presentation material, and other tracking documents for monthly Quality Operating System (QOS) reviews
  • Utilize root cause problem-solving methods to analyze issues affecting internal quality (ppm) and productivity issues (OEE – overall equipment efficiency)

Employer’s Statement

Magna International is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company hires 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.

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