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Sr Applications Engineer

Job Number:  12910
Group:  Magna Electronics
Division:  Magna Electronics Auburn Hills
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Auburn Hills, MI, US, 48326

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 Application Engineer works in the application engineering customer team and  leads overall tasks required to technically deliver projects to production.  The Senior Application engineer 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.  Must be able to lead a project team.

Key Responsibilities

Support with technical project lead (TPL) responsibilities during the engineering development of application programs with:

  • Lead Applications project team.
  • Apply Magna products to meet customer specific requirements
  • Requirement Engineering ~ Validation/ Verification:  Vehicle level/ System level on the V-Model devedlopment
  • Defect management, coordination, and resolution of SW Verification, Validation, and Quality defects on a program
  • Problem resolution and 8D activities
  • BOM releases and coordination of release notes within the engineering team
  • Customer vehicle management and facilitate vehicle testing
  • Interfacing with the plant on prototype builds and component kitting
  • Tracking work assignments and completion of work packages
  • Change requests and change request implementation and monitoring
  • VA/VE and cost saving ideas during development
  • Development and maintenance of project documentation
  • Launch support at customer manufacturing facility
  • Coordination of Warranty Analysis & Plant returns
Key Qualifications/Requirements



  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering/ Computer Engineering / Systems Engineering / Electrical Engineering / Computer Science or equivalent 
  • 10 years of relevant experience
  • Strong leadership and communications skills
Additional Information

08--Engineering F--Permanent/Regular 

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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