Senior Manufacturing Engineer- Launches

  • Full Time
  • Vaughan
  • 125 - 150

Magna International Inc.


About the Role

Responsible for ensuring a smooth transition of new products from Advanced Product Development to Operations. Follow the Advance Product Quality Planning (Trax) established practice.

Lead the advanced manufacturing team and support teams to a flawless launch. Apply technical knowledge and expertise to ensure robust manufacturing process design prior to launch and lead production improvement projects.

Manage performance deliverables such as implementation of CI suggestions, scrap reduction initiatives, and OEE improvements through the launch of new business or projects assigned by management. Supporting technical and manufacturing solutions; including engineering and design to achieve goals and objectives relating to research and development, organizational projects, and services for continuous improvement and risk reduction.



Your Responsibilities

Responsible to ensure smooth transition of the new product from Advanced Product Development to Operations.

Activity typically begins 9 months pre-SOP and continues 3 months post SOP or until the launch KPI’s are stable and in control.

Assisting in part design activities with design source and provide feasibility directives for ease of manufacturing and reducing cost.


Will follow the Advance Product Quality Planning (Trax) established practice.

Development and maintain documentation for PFMEA, Operator Instructions, Rework, Change-over procedure and instruction, Manufacturing Engineering Open Issues, and Continuous Improvement Program.


Ensures new product Launch Key Milestone dates, Launch KPI’s, Test Incidents, Customer Rejects, and High-Risk Items are tracked with status, timing, and action plans to close.

Co-ordinate, lead, and participate in various multi-disciplined teams in addressing and fulfilling various corporate objectives associated with manufacturing process, productivity, volume outputs, scrap/rework, quality, safety, and delivery commitment.


Work with our suppliers, as required to resolve process deviations. Reduce scrap and maximize efficiencies.

Who we are looking for

Must have a Mechanical, Manufacturing, or Industrial Engineering Degree/Diploma, or applicable trade.



Min. 5 years+ experience in a similar role.

Conducts higher-level analysis. Prioritizes tasks to take action, works with partial responsibility and minimal supervision.

Your preferred qualifications

Communication/Presentation/Moderation


Continuous improvement / Problem Solving

Project Management


Sound computer skills, including knowledge of software in current use.

Familiarity with FMEA, APQP



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