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Senior Manager - System Test

Company: Magna International
Location: Novi
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

Role Summary The Senior System Test Manager leads the system test engineering team(s) through various product development and production cycles delivering innovative and cost-effective solutions into manufacturing and to our customers. The Manager has responsibility for both people management (development, coaching) and project leadership where needed. Key Responsibilities --- As a part of Global System Test line management, this position is responsible for managing all aspects of system test related to NA programs --- Responsible for hiring and developing team members that are part of the System test organization --- Ensures that programs are properly resourced (both quality and quantity) for success, whether through an assignment of direct resources, or leverage of external resources as required. --- Provides team leadership, management support, including coaching and active engagement with the direct and extended team. --- Provides technical leadership in directing the efforts of cross-functional engineering team in the development and release of all relevant engineering deliverables in compliance with the product development process and/or customer expectations. --- Ensures engineering timing plans, defect/issues lists, risk assessments, lessons learned are created and maintained and provides engineering status for project reviews (e.g. gate, design, milestones, etc.) according to program timing for all assigned projects. --- Responsible for leading 4 main groups with the system test organization --- Test Management and Strategy, System Integration & Verification, Function Performance test, and Vehicle Build and Vehicle test activities --- Works with counterparts located in Germany and India to develop HIL/SIL, data management, storage strategies, and platforms that become the basis of future programs --- Leads data collection activities along with instrumentation and management of fleet vehicles --- Ensures proper development of HIL/SIL systems that align with globally defined platform strategy and footprint --- Approve GPEP tailored deliverable matrix and all phase checklists --- Approve Product Release Notes prior to delivery to the customer --- Responsible (depending on position) for all engineering quote response (effort, material, capital, tooling, etc.) for new programs and customer changes after awarding of business --- Directly manage Team Leads, TPLs, Project Leads, functional lead engineers, and engineers in the implementation of project objectives and overall activities. --- Responsibilities include, interviewing, hiring, training, reward and disciplinary actions, and performance appraisals of employees. --- Leads continuous improvement efforts for products, processes, and programs. --- Ensures compliance to Company procedures (e.g. Process - Work Instructions) and applicable standards (e.g. ISO/TS 16949, ISO/IEC TR 15504). --- This role relates to the following disciplines: Application, Automation & Simulation, Core, EMC, Optics, Regional, Validation, Verification --- The Senior Manager will have the responsibility to manage both individual contributors and first-level managers and team leaders. --- Responsibility and ownership of all development activities for all products within a product line family. --- Resource planning and alignment to ensure that all projects in the department are properly staffed with the right quality and quantity of resources to meet the deliverables in an effective and efficient way is a key objective of this position. Key Qualifications/Requirements --- Bachelor---s degree in engineering, Masters's degree preferred. --- Management/leadership training is an asset (Required for Senior Manager positions) --- MBA degree highly preferred --- Target 15 years of relevant experience in the appropriate discipline, delivering complex technical projects and in team

Keywords: Magna International, Novi , Senior Manager - System Test, Executive , Novi, Michigan

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