Company: Magna International
Posted on: July 31, 2022
Job Number: 46410
Group: Magna Powertrain
Division : EC Troy
Job Type: Permanent/Regular
Advancing mobility. Making automotive technology that is smarter,
cleaner, and safer, while still fun to drive. And making it for
everyone. Thats what were passionate about at Magna Powertrain. We
do it by creating world-class powertrain solutions for
conventional, hybrid, and pure electric vehicles. Were making
electrification more than a buzzword, were 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.
Mission of the Position
The Program Manager (PM) is responsible for program management
throughout the entire product life cycle (from pre-acquisition
through end of production); Providing customer acquisition support
for new programs; Leading program-related communications and taking
full program management ownership of related activities performed
by multi-disciplined cross functional teams. Primary objectives are
to manage timing, quality, and financial results of programs from
start to finish, to excite the customer with the performance of the
product and the services provided, and to deliver business results
that meet or exceed Magnas expectation for awarded programs. The
individual must possess 5-10 years of program management experience
with a verifiable record of results within the automotive industry
along with a strong technical background that may include knowledge
of powertrain systems & components (including 4WD/AWD, fluid
pressure & controls, stampings & castings) and a good understanding
of cross-functional responsibilities.
Primary point of communication interface to the customer for the
Possesses the interpersonal skills to build relationships with key
customer contacts responsible for the decision-making process.
Actively listens, probes, and identifies concerns. Understands
customer's business and speaks their language. Develops
credibility, loyalty, trust, and commitment.
Responsible for leading the preparation and business case review of
quotations for customers. Responsible for ensuring quotes target
profitable and/or strategic business opportunities and performing
contract reviews when awarded.
Cohesively aligns with Global Product Managers, Product
Engineering, and Sales by providing customer feedback on products
and features as well as competitive information within their
respective product group.
Owns program management through complete product life cycle from
concept, quoting, program award, product development, supplier
selection, launch, postproduction performance, & lessons learned
utilizing the Magna Global Program Management System (GPMS):
Preparation and communication of program status meetings to
management steering committee and escalation of critical
Coordinating / monitoring project documentation, timelines,
technical performance, budget, production, quality deliverables,
and corrective action initiatives.
Full program management ownership of program-related functional
activities: quoting, purchasing, product engineering, quality,
manufacturing / launch management, & finance/budget.
Manage Series Production Phase including claims management, change
management & continuous improvement, VA/VE activities, and
execution of ongoing price negotiations / adjustments.
Practice and maintain integrity while following Magnas Charter and
Follow Magnas Code of Conduct and Ethics and related compliance
Supports and adheres to policies, procedures, and operational
guidelines related to established qualitymanagement system (IATF
Drive the development of new technologies to improve quality,
efficiency and reduce cost.
Comply with safety policies and procedures to ensure duties of self
are performed in a safe manner.
Health & Safety responsibilities: Understand applicable
Environmental, Health & Safety policies and procedures in the
Report unsafe conditions immediately.
Report injuries, accidents, illnesses, near misses, property damage
Follow safety rules.
Comply with requirements for the use or operation of machines or
Comply with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements.
Create a positive work environment by demonstrating and sharing
Develop and maintain a responsive and cooperative working
relationship with internal and externalcustomers.
Treat everyone with dignity, trust and respect.
Complete additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.
The above is intended to describe the general content of and the
requirements for the performance of this position. It is not to be
construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities,
Customers and Business Interfaces
Manufacturing - Ramos Plant
Advanced Manufacturing Engineer
Requirements and Qualifications
Must possess a combined 5-10 years of program management experience
along with a verifiable record of results in both disciplines
within the automotive industry.
Bachelors Degree Required.
Strong technical background that may include knowledge of
powertrain systems & components (including 4WD/AWD, fluid pressure
& controls, stampings & castings) and a good understanding of
Must possess moderately advanced usage of Microsoft Office (Word,
Excel, & PowerPoint); must be/become proficient in company &
Previous experience in a plant operations role or environment is
Office environment: 25% Travel required to customer offices &
production locations, Magna production locations, etc.
While working in this environment, the employee will be exposed to
machinery, moving equipment and material, moderate noise, airborne
particles, fumes, and various levels of temperature created by
Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.
At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our
success. Thats 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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