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Advanced Development Engineer

Company: Magna International Inc.
Location: Novi
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job Number: 47718

Group: Magna Seating

Division: Magna Seating Novi

Job Type: Permanent/Regular

Location: NOVI

Group Description

Magna is an innovative leader in the development and manufacturing of high quality complete seating systems. Our solution includes seating structures, mechanisms and hardware, as well as foam and trim products for global automotive, heavy truck and bus industries. Our capabilities include market and consumer research; full concept development; design and engineering capabilities; testing, validation and world-class manufacturing. Our award-winning seating solutions are developed from consumer research, finding the ease of operation to be comfortable, convenient and connected.

Role Summary

Develop, design and improve new and existing automotive products. Generally, completes the following duties and responsibilities with the support of senior engineering personnel and/or engineering management.

Key Responsibilities

* Responsible for designing, releasing and industrializing molded automotive products such as plastics, foam and trim.

* Applicants must understand molding processes such as foam, plastics, door panels and headliners.

* Applicants should have an understanding of molded product design and how to design and develop molded products

to achieve the OEM requirements and standards.

* Applicants should have a basic understanding of automotive textiles and materials (Cloth, Leather, Vinyl, PP, PVC, etc)

* Maintain Good Housekeeping of the area

* Ensure adherence to company, departmental and health and safety systems and policies to meet legislative


* Supports Internal / External Audit efforts regarding ISO 9001:2015, IATF 16949 Certification for remote site

location (Group Office).

* Supports the requirements as detailed in Standard Operating Procedure 8000 (Quality Management System).

* Ensure employees work in the manner consistent with the organizations established objectives

and targets utilizing protective equipment, devices, measures, and procedures as promulgated by

state and federal regulations. Establish clear goals for workplace health and safety. Complete

safety talks, safety meetings, and required training occur, as defined.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability and/or physical demands required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Bachelor's degree (or bachelor's equivalency) in Engineering or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience/Special Knowledge/Skills

* Experience working with manufacturing team, suppliers and OEM customer

* 3+ Years of diversified Engineering experience in automotive soft trim preferred

* Evidence of the ability to manage components, systems, and projects through program lifecycle with evidence of

increasing autonomy.

* Evidence of the ability to make good decisions in a timely manner.

* Must be able to read, create, and comprehend engineering drawings and specifications. Basic competency in

CAD and the ability to provide engineering direction to the design personnel.

* Strong communication skills: able to communicate (written and verbal) clearly and succinctly in a variety of

settings and styles.

* Strong organizational skills and the ability to successfully complete multiple tasks within established and

changing deadlines.

* Evidence of successful performance with independent problem solving and presentations.

* Proficient knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, PowerPoint, and database applications.

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That's 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.

Keywords: Magna International Inc., Novi , Advanced Development Engineer, Engineering , Novi, Michigan

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