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Electrical Hardware Engineer (Engineer II)

Company: Magna International Inc.
Location: Troy
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Number: 17513

Group: Magna Powertrain

Division: EC Troy

Job Type: Permanent/Regular

Location: Troy

Group Introduction

Transforming mobility. Making automotive technology that is smarter, cleaner, safer and lighter. That's what we're passionate about at Magna Powertrain, and we do it by creating world-class powertrain systems. We are a premier supplier for the global automotive industry with full capabilities in design, development, testing and manufacturing of complex powertrain systems. Our name stands for quality, environmental consciousness, and safety. Innovation is what drives us and we drive innovation. Dream big and create the future of mobility at Magna Powertrain.

Mission of the Position

The Electrical Hardware Engineering is responsible for the design and release of electronic control modules, electric motors, solenoids, sensors, connectors and wiring harnesses. The Engineer will apply engineering principles and analytical techniques to the design and development of product concepts, prototypes and component assemblies. They will provide support in design and process development across worldwide suppliers and manufacturing sites such as Mexico, Europe and Asia. The Engineer will work with external suppliers to ensure projects are properly designed and developed to meet product reliability and on time execution as defined by Magna.

As an Intermediate level engineer, the engineer will work independently with limited supervision to evaluate, select, and apply standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria using knowledge and judgement to make adaptations and modifications.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for delivering and overseeing the full component design and integration for both electrical and mechanical components in product development projects
  • Specification of electrical components for safety critical automotive applications
  • Performing and documenting of design studies and safety analysis.
  • Verification and analysis of electrical hardware components.
  • Application and improvement of development processes and standards
  • Planning and monitoring of development activities (internal and external to the company)
  • Technical interface to customers and suppliers.

Magna Standards

  • Practice and maintain integrity while following Magna's Charter and Constitution.
  • Follow Magna's Code of Conduct and Ethics and related compliance policies.
  • Supports and adheres to policies, procedures, and operational guidelines related to established quality management system (IATF) .
  • Drive the development of new technologies to improve quality, efficiency and reduce cost.
  • Comply with safety policies and procedures to ensure duties of self are performed in a safe manner.
  • Health & Safety responsibilities:
  • Understand applicable Environmental, Health & Safety policies and procedures in the workplace.
  • Report unsafe conditions immediately.
  • Report injuries, accidents, illnesses, near misses, property damage immediately.
  • Follow safety rules.
  • Comply with requirements for the use or operation of machines or equipment.
  • Comply with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements.

  • Create a positive work environment by demonstrating and sharing functional/technical knowledge.
  • Develop and maintain a responsive and cooperative working relationship with internal and external customers.
  • Treat everyone with dignity, trust and respect.
  • Complete additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.
  • The above is intended to describe the general content of and the requirements for the performance of this position. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.

Customer and Business Interfaces

  • Software Engineering Team
  • Systems Engineering Team
  • Concept Engineering Team
  • Project Management Team
  • Senior Management Engineering team
  • Electrical Hardware Suppliers
  • OEM Engineering team

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering Required (Electrical, Mechanical, or Engineering Technology, or similar)
  • Working knowledge of Powertrain components, assemblies and processes.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes and controls in the following areas: PCB manufacturing, passive and discrete component manufacturing, wave soldering, selective soldering and surface mount technology, problem solving methods, and design of experiments (DOE).
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical schematics, parts drawings and specifications.
  • Strong organizational/communication skills to effectively work within Departments.
  • High level of analytical ability, understand of engineering theory and principles of design
  • DFSS Green Belt certified preferred.
  • A second language is preferable (Spanish, German or Japanese)
  • 3-5 years related work experience required with electro-mechanical components such as actuators, sensors, ECU, or similar required.
  • Experience with Functional Safety (ISO 26262, ASIL, etc.) and Cyber Security preferred
  • Experience with designing, testing, and/or manufacturing of electrical hardware required
  • Experience in the automotive industry strongly preferred.

Work Environment

15% travel required.

While working in this environment, the employee will be exposed to machinery, moving equipment and material, moderate noise, airborne particles, fumes and various levels of temperature created by manufacturing processes.

08--Engineering F--Permanent/Regular

Keywords: Magna International Inc., Troy , Electrical Hardware Engineer (Engineer II), Other , Troy, Michigan

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