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Controls/Software Engineer (1st Shift)

Job Number:  66443
Group:  Magna Electronics
Division:  Magna Electronics Holly
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Holly, MICHIGAN, US, 48442

Work Style: 



Job Number: 66443 
Group: Magna Electronics  
Division: Magna Electronics Holly 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: HOLLY 
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.



  • High School diploma required, College or Technical Education from accredited institutions preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience in object-oriented programming languages “Python, Java, C, C+, C++, etc.”
  • 5+ years of experience in relational databases. “SQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc.”
  • 5+ years of experience in industrial electrical environment
  • Experience with VSCode is required.
  • Experience with Inductive Automation’s Ignition Platform is beneficial.
  • Experience with VB is beneficial.
  • Experience with RS Logix 500, 5000 is beneficial.
  • Knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics, industrial power distribution, and PLC controlled equipment
  • Experience with Fanuc and Epson Robots is beneficial.
  • Experience with Cognex Vision Systems is beneficial.



  • Develop and Maintain Plant level MES systems.
  • Provide technical support to external and internal customers.
  • Resolve operational problems related to projects and minimize delays or unexpected cost increases.
  • Responsible for project success whether project leader or as part of a project team.
  • Ensure all relevant safety objectives and legal requirements are observed for all work completed.
  • Identify and address design parameters and engineering problems and ensure solutions are implemented.                                       
  • Analyze project requirements and perform technical calculations supporting design including electrical.

requirements, robotic safety standards, and motor controls.

  • Create and finalize designs to meet project requirements.
  • Create accurate Bill of Materials.
  • Define equipment and parts from external suppliers.
  • Conduct cost and time estimation.
  • Oversee project workflow and support internal and external resources to ensure timely delivery of

projects, expected quality, and allotted budget.

  • Electrical, software design of customized solutions including manufacturing automation and safety.

systems. Able to maintain project scope and identify project creep.

  • Support manufacture, build and validation of systems which include pneumatics, servos, vfd’s, relays,

communication networks, touchscreens, pushbuttons and robotic integration.

  • Create customer documentation such as user manuals, programming diagrams, network diagrams, and

electrical drawings.

  • Ability to architect programs that are simple to test, well documented and versatile.
  • Maintain accurate records and files according to quality standard.
  • Commission customized products and systems onsite and at customer facilities.
  • Servicing
  • Modifies systems upon customer’s request and documents the amendments accordingly.
  • Provide high quality pre-sales, design-in and post-sales technical support to customer.
  • Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.

About the Role

Your Responsibilities

Who we are looking for

Your preferred qualifications

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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