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Senior Electrical Engineer

Job Number:  45057
Group:  Magna Electronics
Division:  Magna Electronics Auburn Hills
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 45057 
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 Senior Electrical Engineer is responsible for design, development and testing of electrical hardware based on the electrical architecture and the electrical requirements within a project.

Key Responsibilities

  • Development of core and/or application specific electrical requirements for automotive electronics. 
  • Develop electrical hardware in compliance with Global Product Engineering Process (GPEP). 
  • Verify electrical requirements at component and bench level testing.
  • Support rest of the functional disciplines with all aspects related to electrical hardware.
  • Perform complex work assignments requiring independent problem solving and decision making, requiring strong electrical technical competency.
  • Work assignments primarily involve senior/advanced level work and may mentor other electrical engineers. 
  • Lead planning, scheduling, monitoring and reporting of all electrical related activities for various projects.
  • Coordination of integration of core electrical components into an application specific electrical design.
  • Competency and mastery of the field.
  • Work assignments primarily involve entry level or intermediate work.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering/ Power Electronics Engineering or equivalent (Master’s preferred)
  • 8+ years’ relevant experience regarding the responsibility / activities (listed above) in serial development. Automotive electronic (mandatory).
  • Knowledge in electrical design, development and testing of automotive electronics.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of analogue, digital, power, memory, integrated circuits and microcontroller hardware design and implementation techniques.
  • Knowledge in electrical circuit test and troubleshooting methods.
  • Knowledge in electrical product development process. 
  • Experience with customer interface for all electrical related activities.

Additional Information

  • Working knowledge in structured engineering approach.
  • Working knowledge in development of reusable electrical hardware in automotive environment.
  • Troubleshooting and debugging skills.
  • Knowledge of structured problem solving (8D) methods and/or techniques.
  • Knowledge of electrical design, simulation and testing techniques.
  • Key Customer Specific Requirements (CSR) – as applicable
  • Review CSR via SharePoint
  • Knowledge of MS Office package
  • Knowledge of Electrical Engineering tools
  • Electrical Circuit Simulators (PSpice, SiSoft,etc.)
  • Schematic/PCD Design Tool (Altium)
  • Electrical Test Equipment (Digital Scopes, Logic, Analyses, etc.)

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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