Process Engineer

Website Magna International

Process Engineer Job Highlights

Title Process Engineer
Type Full Time
Experience 5+ Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Ethridge, TN, United States
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 looking for a Process Engineer who will provide technical processing expertise to all applicable areas of the division.

This position is responsible for driving process standards in the plant.

Educational Qualification

  • High School Diploma or GED and at least a 2-year degree from an accredited Technical College or Post-Secondary School with emphasis on Robotics.
  • Fanuc DCS Certification

Work Experience

  • 5+ years of experience with processing and PLC control systems in a welding process environment, preferably in an industrial automotive setting.
  • Experience with AutoCAD, and CAD viewer programs.


  • Assists in developing material handling logistics (i.e., Aisle layout, bin placement, dunnage assists, etc.)
  • Assists in the development and improvement of packaging methods for new and existing programs including bin and dunnage selection or modification.
  • Assists in resolving quality, operational, production, and maintenance concerns
  • Assists in setting up preventative maintenance programs and spare parts for new equipment.
  • Conducts appropriate Manpower efficiency studies – through time and motion studies or standard data. Line balancing workforce, machine charts, and analysis
  • Keeps work area clean and tidy.
  • Knows and understands process documentation and customer-specific requirements as they relate to this job function
  • Maintain accurate documentation resulting in shared knowledge of issues and lessons learned.
  • Manages large-scale projects from inception to completion (timing, concept, feasibility, design, PFMEAs, construction, try-out, launch, final buy-off (PPAP and run at rate), prototype programs, and engineering changes) with minimal follow-up by leadership.
  • Prepares reports, charts, and other documentation required for engineering records and projects
  • Reviews, coordinates, and implements all customer-approved engineering changes, including part-level communication updates, physical part updates, process sheet updates, physical tooling changes, etc.
  • Reviews, monitors, and co-ordinates tooling design, build, approval process, and capital budgets
  • Supervises equipment relocation and installation to Magna Structures Tennessee LLC.
  • Supports continuous improvement initiatives
  • Supports new business quoting process with packaging recommendations including pack densities and design concepts for custom racks as well as plant layout drawings showing new lines and process locations.
  • Troubleshoot and train others on identifying root causes of equipment failures. Ensure that the line is built in accordance with all aspects of the latest version of the build standards.
  • Update current and prepare plant layout drawings with modifications to the existing lines and installations of new lines and processes.
  • Utilize good working knowledge of all technologies used in the development and building of automated assembly lines. Execute equipment efficiency studies, through time and motion studies, or standard data to ensure effective line balancing.
  • Work to achieve Company goals, and objectives as communicated by divisional leadership.
  • Works with all departments and customers to design solutions that improve production efficiency, ergonomics, safety, and maintenance-related issues
  • Other duties as required.


  • Ability to analyze and troubleshoot equipment, processes, etc.
  • Ability to appreciate and maintain the proper level of confidentiality, using discretion and tact.
  • Ability to prepare, read, write, and interpret written reports, procedures, instructions, and guidelines.
  • Advanced math skills with the ability to apply to cost and analyze data.
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Office suite.
  • Experience/knowledge in robotic programming for welding processes (Fanuc programming an asset).
  • Familiar with Advanced Product Quality Planning methods.
  • Familiarity with Engineering and Quality practices and procedures including PPAP, blueprint reading, GD&T, use of measuring instruments, checking aids/fixtures, mechanical testing, etc.
  • Knowledge of AWS and RWMA standards.
  • Knowledge of weld standards and specifications.

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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