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Manager - Electrical Engineering

Job Number:  45719
Group:  Magna Electronics
Division:  Magna Electronics Auburn Hills
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 45719 
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 Electrical Design Manager leads an electrical design team to create innovative hardware products for the automotive automated driving market.  He/She has responsibility for people management of direct reports and project deliverables.  He/She works with peers to continuously improve the electrical design processes and methods, increasing the quality of work products and team efficiency.

Key Responsibilities

The Electrical Design Manager provides technical leadership and project oversight to ensure all electrical design deliverables are released on time and in full compliance with the product development process and customer expectations.  He/She develops the existing team’s skills and recruits new talent, ensuring all projects are appropriately resourced.  As part of a cross-functional leadership team, he/she engages in new platform planning, leads structured problem solving, and drives positive teamwork.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Prepare electrical design budgets and manage spending to budget.
  • Oversee project quote responses, ensure alignment with global strategy.
  • Drive electrical hardware architecture development in alignment with business product strategy.
  • Hire, train, coach, conduct performance appraisals, reward and discipline a team of direct reports

Key Qualifications/Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering Electrical/Computer Engineering (Master’s preferred)


  • 8+ years of demonstrated technical experience
  • 2+ years of demonstrated experience in a supervisory role of a technical team
  • Extensive use of risk management, problem solving, decision making, and project management skills
  • Demonstrated experience with effective communication and leading teams

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.

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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