Project Manager, Greenfield/Brownfield
Magna International Inc
Concord, Ontario
18d ago

Company Introduction

Magna International is one of the largest automotive suppliers in the world We are committed to delivering product and process innovations through our world-

class manufacturing operations that combine our unique design, engineering and program management expertise. At the heart of our operating structure is a powerful entrepreneurial culture and Fair Enterprise philosophy, which builds ownership and inspires pride in our employees.

Magna Global IT is a provider of reliable and innovative IT solutions to assist Magna in succeeding globally.

Job Introduction

This position is accountable for rolling out IT solutions to support the start-up of new plants as well as upgrading the IT infrasturcure for existing plants based on Magna Global IT standards.

The project manager will support business activities in the region for any IT and business process related topics. They will also provide subject matter expertise for the relevant domains and coordinate with all the key stakeholders to ensure successful outcomes on assigned initiatives.

Major Responsibilities

  • Manage the global GF / BF services in the region (IT service and process related topics).
  • Support the business through GF / BF, M&A and down turn / closure activities (e.g. : fulfill legal requirements for data retention ) in the region for any IT and business process related topics.
  • Create and maintain project budgets and manage cost & revenue.
  • Support business in hiring proper IT personnel and provide relevant training.
  • Support for sales and transitional services.
  • Reporting responsibility to Business, BRM’s and Magna Global IT Management.
  • Track and monitor performance of processes & services within the region.
  • Manage the design, maintenance, development and evaluation of GF / BF methodology / processes / solutions in the region.
  • Coordinate internal and external parties in projects as well as report to Global IT Management and Group BRM’s.
  • Support continuous improvement of methodology, processes & services within the region.
  • Track and monitor performance of processes & services within the region.
  • Project evaluations and assessment of results.
  • International overnight travelling (35% to 50%).
  • Knowledge and Education

  • Completion of a degree in Computer Science or Business Administration or a combination of education, training and experience deemed equivalent.
  • Project management professional (PMP) designation or Training / experience deemed equivalent.
  • Work Experience

  • Minimum 5 years’ progressive experience planning and implementing IT initiatives with cross-functional stakeholders from IT and business groups.
  • Knowledge of the theories, principles and practices project management and organizational change management.
  • IT infrastructure and ERP knowledge, with strong or acquired knowledge of Automotive Manufacturing principles.
  • Project management and supervisory principles and practices to supervise project staff and coordinate multiple complex projects under pressure to meet schedule and budget commitments.
  • Negotiation skills and political acuity to ensure that conflicts project and stakeholder requirements are managed to ensure a successful outcome.
  • Interpersonal and oral / written communication skills to make presentations to senior management and other senior stakeholders.
  • Skills and Competencies

  • Excellent MS Office knowledge.
  • MS Project experience is an advantage.
  • Profound English communication skills.
  • Solid German communication skills are an asset.
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Planning and organizing.
  • Decision-making.
  • Communication skills.
  • Influencing and leading.
  • Negotiation.
  • Conflict management.
  • Adaptability.
  • Stress tolerance.
  • Work Environment

    For dedicated and motivated employees, we offer an interesting and diversified job within a dynamic global team together with the individual and functional development in a professional environment of a global acting business.

    Fair treatment and a sense of responsibility towards employees are the principle of the Magna culture. We strive to offer an inspiring and motivating work environment.

    Additional Information

    We offer attractive benefits (e.g. employee profit participation program) and a salary which is in line with market conditions depending on your skills and experience.

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