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Engineering Manager

Job Number:  45000
Group:  Magna Electronics
Division:  Magna Electronics Auburn Hills
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 45000 
Group: Magna Electronics  
Division: Magna Electronics Auburn Hills 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 


Group Description

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.

Magna’s electronics solutions connect OEMs to their customers with features that improve their lives. It’s our expertise across the entire vehicle, key strategic partnerships and culture of innovation that allow us to make our industry-leading technologies road-ready. And it is how we’ll continue to build a safer, smarter and more connected mobility experience for all people.


Role Summary

The Application manager leads the application engineering customer team and manages the overall tasks required to technically execute product development and deliver products to production.  The Application manager must be proficient in all disciplines of engineering (emphasis in vehicle/ systems level, followed by SW and HW), strong in customer relationships, and in proficient in general program or project management.  The Application manager manages all aspects of technical disciplines and the project budget.

Key Responsibilities

Lead and manage the Application team composed of Line Org matrixed SW, Functions, System, System Test, HW, and Mechanical engineering disciplines.  Lead and manage the project team with the reporting Project Engineering Lead (PEL) who assumes as the technical project lead.  Note: Depending on the scale of the project, the Application Manager may act as the TPL.



Additional Responsibilities:

  • Requirement Engineering ~ Validation/ Verification:  Vehicle level/ System level on the V-Model development
  • Defect management, coordination, and resolution of SW Verification, Validation, and Quality defects on a program
  • Problem resolution and 8D activities (lead and or guide the team)
  • Ensure BOM releases and coordination of release notes within the engineering team
  • Interfacing with the plant on prototype builds and component kitting
  • Development and maintenance of project documentation
  • Coordination of Warranty Analysis & Plant returns

Key Qualifications/Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering: Electrical Engineering / Systems Engineering / Computer Engineering / Computer Science or equivalent (such as Applied Mathematics or Physics) / Mechanical Engineering



  • 10+ years of relevant experience preferred
  • Experience in using a disciplined software development process based on ASPICE or CMMi process model
  • Working knowledge of configuration management (preferably PTC/MKS), project monitoring and control techniques
  • SFMEA/ DFMEA/ PFMEA.  DRBFM knowledge
  • Troubleshooting and debugging skills knowledge of structured problem solving (8D) methods and/or techniques.
  • 5Why, Is, Is-Not, Fishbone, etc


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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.

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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