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Project Engineering Lead

Job Number:  43587
Group:  Magna Electronics
Division:  Magna Electronics Auburn Hills
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 43587 
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 Project Engineering Lead (PEL) is responsible for leading a cross-functional development team to successfully develop automotive electronic achieving project and company mandated targets. As required by the project, the PEL shall act as the key customer interface for all technical/engineering topics.

Key Responsibilities

  • Leads the activities to ensure engineering (GPEP) work products and any other relevant deliverables are released per project’s configuration management and timing plans and are in compliance with product development process and customer expectations.
  • Primary technical contact for the Customer and Product Development Team
  • Read and interpret Customer specifications and ensure requirements are documented and incorporated into the product design
  • Participate in the development of mechanical, electrical, and software domain and manufacturing technical requirements and specifications
  • Ensure test and analysis coverage validates that the design meets all requirements
  • Ensure manufacturing in a robust process
  • Responsible for delivery of design work products (FMEA, FTA, WCA, Testability, Requirement Bilateral Traceability, others)
  • Solve technical issues associated with Customer and product demand and Drive failure analysis and present to the Customer
  • In conjunction with Line Managers, ensure that internal processes and procedures are followed during all phases of the product lifecycle

Key Qualifications/Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or demonstrated equivalent skills.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ deep and relevant experience regarding the responsibility / activities (listed above) in serial development. Automotive electronic (mandatory).
  • Minimum of 5 years of demonstrated experience in a technical leadership role.  Leading a global team is a plus.
  • Proven track record of successful launches of automotive products.

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Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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