Job Number: 6962
Group: Magna Exteriors
Division: Magna Exteriors Belvidere
Job Type: Permanent/Regular
The Magna Exteriors portfolio of products includes access systems such as liftgates, exterior trim, modular systems, front-end modules including fascia, active aerodynamic systems and other lightweight structural components for automotive, commercial truck and other industrial markets.
Recognized globally as an innovator in all aspects of vehicle exteriors, Magna provides everything needed, from materials development and design through manufacturing and assembly, to help automakers create sleek, state-of-the-art vehicles across the world.
This position reports directly to the Department Manager and is responsible for the general and specific job duties as described below:
Develop and maintain a value stream map for each manufacturing process inside the facility, where appropriate.
Utilize lean manufacturing principals to reduce inventory, and develop a single piece flow production system, were appropriate.
Lead the MEB systems 5S implementation and assist in training employees on the 5S principals.
Work with program management to ensure facility readiness for all new program launches.
Perform time studies and monitor on-going line balancing activities.
Develop requirements for and obtain capital funding for required plant equipment.
Implement Poke yoka systems to prevent errors in the manufacturing process.
Continually improve the manufacturing process efficiencies to reduce production costs.
Review component and assembly designs to ensure the all products have been designed for assembly.
Ensure auxiliary equipment is in proper working order.
Support all initiatives and maintain processes and documentation for IATF-16949 and MAFACT requirements.
Where appropriate, maintain process for CQI and Forever Requirements.
Related Work Experience:
A minimum of two years experience in an engineering and/or manufacturing environment is required.
A minimum of a bachelor degree in a related field or relevant work experience is required or an equivalent amount of work experience in a related field.
This position requires a person to have the ability to:
Perform work while sitting, standing or walking a minimum of six (6) hours a day
Ability to lift, push or pull up to 50 pounds on an occasional basis
The majority of the job is performed in a production/manufacturing environment with some risk and harmful elements.