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TPL - USS Programs

Job Number:  65636
Group:  Magna Electronics
Division:  Magna Electronics Auburn Hills
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Auburn Hills, MICHIGAN, US, 48326

Work Style: 



Job Number: 65636 
Group: Magna Electronics  
Division: Magna Electronics Auburn Hills 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Work Style:  


About us

We see a future where everyone can live and move without limitations. That’s why we are developing technologies, systems and concepts that make vehicles safer and cleaner, while serving our communities, the planet and, above all, people.


Forward. For all.


Group Summary

Magna Electronics leads the way in active safety technologies, revolutionizing the automotive industry and improving lives. With a strong focus on adapting ADAS systems and electronic solutions to any vehicle, we address a wide range of mobility and safety needs. As we build a safer, more intelligent, and connected mobility experience, Magna is dedicated to creating a better future for people globally.

About the Role

This Technical Project Lead (TPL) role is responsible to lead, coordinate, and oversee the cross functional product teams (i.e. EE, SW, ME, SYS, V&V) in all technical activities for the project.

Your Responsibilities

  • Lead the work of global team members on software, hardware and mechanical product teams and coordinate the work of engineering development teams.
  • Collaborate with hardware engineers, mechanical engineers, firmware engineers, software engineers, validation engineers and system/feature function engineers within Magna product development teams.
  • Ensures engineering targets (quality, delivery timing, performance, product BOM costs, etc.) for product deliverables are met on time.
  • Direct the efforts of the product team in the development and production release of engineering deliverables in compliance with the product development process and customer expectations.
  • Lead and maintain engineering change management and engineering risk management activities.
  • Monitor and drive defect management to closure and lead the team in disciplined root cause analysis efforts – both technical and systemic. 
  • Support customer presentations and act as the primary product interface to customers on technical topics.
  • Participates in continuous improvement efforts.  Researches, recommends, and initiates/supports implementation of enhancements to products, processes, and products.
  • Ability to travel when necessary to product development or manufacturing locations.

Who we are looking for


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering/ Computer Engineering / Systems Engineering / Electrical Engineering / Computer Science or equivalent

Technical Knowledge

  • Knowledge of product development engineering practices in automotive field
  • Preferred experience working on ultrasonic sensors
  • Profound technical knowledge of automotive electronics products. Familiar with typical automotive OEM requirements

Practical Knowledge

  • Working knowledge in structured engineering and problem solving methods

Your preferred qualifications

Personal Requirements

  • Able to work effectively in a global environment
  • Able to represent technical topics internally and externally
  • Able to travel (domestic and international) may be needed
  • Able to be self-motivated, tenacious, and determined 
  • Able to work independently with little to no supervision

Computer Skills

  • Knowledge of MS Office package (especially Excel)
  • PLM and ALM tools (Windchill / PTC Integrity)


  • Comprehensive knowledge of English (speak & write)
  • Business fluency of local country language (speak & write) 

Magna Policy and Procedure Knowledge

  • Constitution & Employee’s Charter
  • Code of Conduct and Ethics (including related Guidelines)
  • Division’s Health & Safety Policy
    • Emergency Preparedness (includes evacuation)
    • Work Hazard Reporting
    • Work Injury/Illness Reporting
  • Division’s Quality Policy
  • Division’s Environmental Policy

What we offer

At Magna, you can expect an engaging and dynamic environment where you can help to develop industry-leading automotive technologies. We invest in our employees, providing them with the support and resources they need to succeed. As a member of our global team, you can expect exciting, varied responsibilities as well as a wide range of development prospects. Because we believe that your career path should be as unique as you are.

Site Benefits

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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