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Test Engineer

Job Number:  41813
Group:  Magna Electronics
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 41813 
Group: Magna Electronics  
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: HOLLY 


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.



Conceives of, plans, designs, develops, and implements circuits, sub-circuits, and components involving micro-computers and associated analog and digital interface circuits.  Defines scope, plans, organizes, leads and directs technical work for new and existing programs.  Monitors and controls costs, timing, and other related aspects of projects.  Works with internal and external resources to ensure all project needs/expectations are met.  Serves as a resource by initiating action to overcome obstacles and prevent potential problems.  Champions continuous improvement efforts to reduce costs and comply with automotive specifications.  Analyzes different variables involved in product launches and communicates results to appropriate personnel; areas may include design validation, reliability analysis, qualification of new components, line failure analysis, production startup, et cetera.  Designs and generates microcomputer software to integrate circuit functions and user interfaces. Performs other duties as necessary for completion of projects and achievement of departmental goals.



  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science and/or electrical engineering, with understanding of engineering practices, principles, processes and systems; or equivalent. 
  • Previous experience in automotive industry with a background in electronics and software design strongly preferred.
  • Deep understanding of communication protocols used in automotive applications including: CAN, LIN, UART, I2C, etc.
  • Demonstrated use of Microsoft Visual Basic 6 and .NET. Knowledge of C, C++, C# and other programming languages a plus.
  • Demonstrated understanding of analog and digital video processing and testing.
  • Demonstrated ability to create experiments and collect data to detect and root cause manufacturing and product issues.
  • Demonstrated familiarity with manufacturing process and testing of rear and forward facing camera products.
  • Demonstrated initiative to adapt and learn new processes and technologies from scratch.
  • Demonstrated creativity and ingenuity to work on moderate to long-term assignments which are broad in nature.
  • Strong organizational, project management, and leadership skills to prioritize, coordinate projects, manage conflicting needs, and deal with many issues at one time.  Must be able to work independently.
  • Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills in order to effectively communicate with internal and external contacts and represent the Company in a professional manner when performing job duties.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills to exercise influence at various levels and functions.
  • Demonstrated ability to research and recommend new products and processes.  Must be able to initiate implementation of continuous improvement processes.
  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing principles



  • Plan, design, develop, and implement circuits, sub-circuits, components, mechanical systems, and software solutions to solve production and product issues to Company and Customer specifications.
  • Define scope, plan, organize, and execute experiments related to test and process engineering activities and product improvements for new and existing programs. 
  • Develops cost quotations and cycle time estimates related to projects.  Understands and adheres to schedule and budgetary requirements of projects.
  • Works with internal and external resources throughout design/development phase to ensure all project needs/expectations are met. 
  • Serves as a resource to initiate action to overcome obstacles and prevent potential problems.       
  • Champions continuous improvement efforts to reduce costs and comply with automotive environmental, electrical, and communication specifications. 
  • Serves as expert resource for other test engineers located here in Holly and in Germany and China.  Occasional travel will be required.





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Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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