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Engineering Manager - Hardware

Job Number:  36634
Group:  Magna Electronics
Division:  Magna Electronics Auburn Hills
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

NOVI, US, 48377



Job Number: 36634 
Group: Magna Electronics  
Division: Magna Electronics Auburn Hills 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: NOVI 


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 Manager is responsible to lead the Hardware Engineering team consisting of Electrical, Mechanical, Optical and Validation resources. The Manager has responsibility for both people management (development, coaching) and project escalation for those projects in his/her domain.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide team leadership and escalation support.
  • Prepare local team departmental budgets and manage spending to budget.
  • Ensure hardware engineers on the team deliver core and series development projects while meeting quality, cost, and timing targets.
  • Drive reuse of building block designs and product architectures in alignment with electrical architecture team.
  • Seek methods to improve electrical engineering efficiency and effectiveness including definition and tracking of KPI targets.
  • Develop and execute local department strategy in accordance with the global Hardware department strategy.
  • Ensure that programs are properly resourced (both staffing and skills required) with respect to hardware activities.
  • Ensure the team is trained and skilled in using common methodology, tools, and processes.
  • Responsible for interviewing, hiring, training, reward and disciplinary actions, and performance appraisals of direct reports.
  • Participates in continuous improvement and lessons learned efforts for products, tools, processes and programs.
  • Support root cause analysis of failures found during development process or in production.
  • Provides technical leadership in directing the efforts of local hardware team in development and release of all relevant hardware engineering deliverables in compliance with the product development process and customer expectations.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Minimum of 10 years of demonstrated technical experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of demonstrated experience in a Managerial role of a technical team is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering Electrical/Computer Engineering (Master’s preferred)
  • Demonstrated technical knowledge of product development engineering practices in hardware engineering field.
  • Knowledge of the application and delivery of advanced electronic systems into the automotive industry.
  • Understanding of new technologies and cutting-edge methods in automotive electronic design.

Additional Information

08--Engineering F--Permanent/Regular 

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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