WCM Industrial Engineer

Website Magna International

WCM Industrial Engineer Job Highlights

Title WCM Industrial Engineer
Type Full Time
Experience 10 Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Piedmont, SC, 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 recruiting a WCM Industrial Engineer who will be responsible to ensure that the Customer, People, and Investor goals are balanced and met.

Designs, develops, tests, and evaluates integrated systems for managing industrial production processes including human work factors, quality control, inventory control, logistics and material flow, cost analysis, and production coordination.

Educational Qualification

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Technical related discipline (college/university) or 10 years related automotive experience with a sound understanding of BIW build fit and function.
  • Must have an understanding in the following areas, die/die process, assembly tooling, welding and sealer applications, CMM and datum alignment, data processing and reporting, customer tolerancing concepts, and working knowledge of Catia V4/V5.

Work Experience

  • Possess work-related experience (a plus)


  • Analyze statistical data and product specifications to determine standards and establish quality and reliability objectives for the finished product.
  • Apply statistical methods and perform mathematical calculations to determine manufacturing processes, staff requirements, and production standards.
  • Assist with 5S workshops
  • Assist with the implementation of Drive Impact employee suggestions
  • Communicate with management and user personnel to develop production and design standards.
  • Complete production reports, purchase orders, and material, tool, and equipment lists.
  • Complete projects throughout the facility in order to meet MAFACT requirements
  • Confer with vendors, staff, and management personnel regarding purchases, procedures, product specifications, manufacturing capabilities, and project status.
  • Coordinate quality control objectives and activities to resolve production problems, maximize product reliability, and minimize cost.
  • Create lean training to be used by the WCM group
  • Develop manufacturing methods, labor utilization standards, and cost analysis systems to promote efficient staff and facility utilization.
  • Direct workers engaged in product measurement, inspection, and testing activities to ensure quality control and reliability.
  • Draft and design layout of equipment, materials, and workspace to illustrate maximum efficiency, using drafting tools and computer.
  • Estimate production cost and effect of product design changes for management review, action, and control
  • Evaluate the precision and accuracy of production and testing equipment and engineering drawings to formulate a corrective action plan.
  • Formulate sampling procedures and designs and develop forms and instructions for recording, evaluating, and reporting quality and reliability data.
  • Implement methods and procedures for the disposition of discrepant material and defective or damaged parts, and assess cost and responsibility.
  • Lead Kaizen events throughout the facility
  • Plan and establish the sequence of operations to fabricate and assemble parts or products and to promote efficient utilization.
  • Recommend methods for improving utilization of personnel, material, and utilities.
  • Record or oversee the recording of information to ensure the currency of engineering drawings and documentation of production problems.
  • Review production schedules, engineering specifications, orders, and related information to obtain knowledge of manufacturing methods, procedures, and activities.
  • Study operations sequence, material flow, functional statements, organization charts, and project information to determine worker functions and responsibilities.
  • Perform other duties as required.


  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, and Word.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
  • Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.
  • Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, or boards of directors.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Work Environment

  • Office environment: 30% sitting at a desk; 70% walking
  • Stoop and lift parts as required up to 20 lbs.

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.

To apply for this job please visit jobs.magna.com.

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