Production Group Manager

Arbetsgivare: Magna Electronics Sweden
Var: Vårgårda
Tjänst: Produktionschef, tillverkning
Yrkeskategori: Chef Produktion/Tillverkning, Chef Information & Pr
Publicerad: 2023-06-21
Sista ansökningsdag: 2023-07-23
Anställningstyp: Heltid
Anställningslängd: Tills vidare

Magna Electronics develops cutting-edge technology for the Future Car. Our international, agile and highly collaborative teams aim be the leader in Advanced Driver Assistance Systems and to accelerate the growth in Autonomous Driving.

We empower our people and are dedicated to their professional development and growth.

Do you want to be involved in the production of high-tech products that save lives? We offer you good career opportunities in a high-tech company with strong company values, transparency and personal development.

With 7,500 employees in 13 countries, our growing team has the goal to lead the revolution underway in the automotive industry.

What You´ll Do and your responsibilities
As a Production Group Manager, you will be responsible for developing, improving and managing our highly automated SMT production area.

You will plan and execute clear productivity goals and plan resources, adjust schedules as needed, and monitor production standards. When needed, you develop and implement new processes and ways of working out of a Lean perspective.

You will be responsible for a group of operators and team leaders that ensures that the daily production is running as planned and that the processes are followed, and lead a group of technicians and specialist on a daily basis. You have the responsibility for monitoring the results of your group, and ensuring performance.

You will report directly to our Production Manager, and work in close collaboration with the other Production Group Managers and with our Logistics, Quality, Maintenance and Industrial Engineering departments.

SMT (Surface Mount Technology) allows for the creation of customized electronic circuits by mounting individual components to a printed circuit board (PCB). In our SMT area we build PCBs to all our products and supply all internal final assembly customers.

Apart from the above mentioned, you are expected to:

- Ensure a safe work environment where the work can be carried out without risk of ill health or accidents.

- Lead employees to organization targets and expectations and empower them to take in initiatives and responsibility

- Coach, mentor, and develop staff. Provide effective performance feedback through employee recognition, rewards, and disciplinary action

Who are we looking for:
As a manager at Magna you have strong skills in fostering a climate that encourages collaboration and development but also have a good balance between achieving result and human focus. By having a Can-do attitude and a positive mind-set you will support in the daily work and lead in times of change but also take actions and initiatives when needed.

At Magna all employees are guided of our values and principles and you as a manager play an important role in being a role model and securing compliance. We therefore value personal and managerial skills such as integrity, fairness and high trustworthiness.

By being organized and proactive you act quickly to the needs of the organization with high quality. You share knowledge and best practice with colleagues and organization, and you posses good communication skills.

The Magna organization is full of various expertise, both globally and locally. By using your network, both inside and outside of the organization, you actively seek new information and improvements.

At Magna, it's all about Trust, so it's important for us that you respect and follow standards, deadlines and agreements.

To be successful in this position, we believe that you have:

- Good technical experience within Mechanical/Automation/Electronics

- You have documented leadership/management skills

- Experience working with Lean production

- Good skills in English and Swedish, both spoken and written

- Experience from the automotive industry is meritorious

- Experience from SMT is meritorious


- University degree in Mechanical/Automation/Electronics or relevant work experience

Your first months at Magna:
Getting comfortable in a new job and new environment is a process that involves several steps. At Magna, newly hired employees are introduced to an onboarding program. The program aim to provide new employees with a good foundation for their entire Magna journey and a successful start. Within the program, new employees are also assigned a mentor to guide you through your first six month.

Magna is a workplace characterized by:

- A workplace characterized by entrepreneurial mindset, and a "can do"-attitude

- Good career and development opportunities

- A High-Tech company offering products within the expansive technological fields; assistant and collaborative driving

- An atmosphere that promotes innovation and being creative

- Contribution to Trust in Mobility and Safety on the roads.

Location: Vårgårda

Employment conditions: Full-time employment

Starting date: By agreement

Contact information: if you have any questions regarding the position or recruitment process please contact hiring manager
Fredrik Ahlqvist,, or
Talent Acquisition Partner, Per Lind,

Last day of application: 2023-07-23, continuous selection, position can be filled before last application date. Due summer period and vacation our response can be a bit slow but we try to do our best to keep you in the loop.

Union: We have Union agreement/Collective agreement with Sveriges Ingenjörer and Unionen.

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.

At Magna, our groups work together to deliver advancements in mobility to build a better world for everyone and everything. Magna’s ADAS technologies are shaping an autonomous future and improving lives.

Full autonomy is coming. But to create the technology which will bring it into view, you need the desire and ability to adapt complete ADAS systems or modular solutions to any vehicle, for any mobility need.

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