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Performance Lab Technician

Job Number:  44752
Group:  Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division:  Autosystems Canada
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 44752 
Group: Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting  
Division: Autosystems Canada 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 


Group Description

The Mechatronics, Mirrors and Lighting group specializes in automotive technologies that are driving the future of mobility. Combining a deep systems knowledge to develop unique vehicle access experiences, intelligent visions systems and advanced automotive lighting technologies, MML's expertise light the path to innovation, safety and styling.



  • Organize and execute; validation, verification and production performance testing
  • Review and execute applicable customer and governmental requirements for validation, verification and production testing
  • Perform environmental testing for validation, verification and production of our products, such as vibration, thermal and sealing
  • Coordinate construction and destruction of mocked up representation of system components and assemblies
  • Perform benchmark studies and establish environmental limits of “prior and mocked up art” as it pertains to our designs. Checks for thermal and structural are included.
  • Teardown and destruction of samples, qualifying and quantifying results where possible
  • Support the design and coordinate the procurement / manufacture of optical and environmental test fixtures
  • Prepare lab reports and documentation for review by the customer and various groups within our organization
  • Execute and monitor validation and material test plans
  • Root cause analysis of customer returned and production defects
  • Analyze, troubleshoot and resolve test lab failures
  • Preventative Maintenance of Lab equipment
  • Cross trained in Photometrics and CMM labs to provide technical support
  • Weekly job status report to Resident Engineering and Program Management


  • Basic knowledge of various measuring instruments 
  • Flexible work hours (including shifts)
  • Post-Secondary Diploma/Degree in a Technical Field would be an asset
  • 1-3 years’ experience in an automotive-manufacturing field required
  • Proven mechanical and basic electrical knowledge
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational and prioritizing abilities
  • Ability to work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Self-motivated, ability to initiate and follow tasks through to completion
  • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Word, Excel and learning new software applications
  • Ability to work as a team to gather and analyze information

Physical Demands - Ability to sit/stand/ bend/ twist/ reach/ push/ pull as required. Ability to work at a computer/ workstation.  Ability to lift different objects (boxes, totes, etc.) max 50lbs.

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