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Industrial Controls Engineer

Job Number:  66292
Group:  Magna Steyr
Division:  Magna Complete Vehicles Mesa
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Mesa, ARIZONA, US, 85212

Work Style:  On-Site

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

As an engineering and manufacturing partner, Magna’s Complete Vehicle group helps traditional OEMs and new entrants to bring their automotive visions to life. At Magna, you will work in an innovative, international and dynamic team, always pursuing the goal of delivering high-quality products. We work in a diverse environment with global development opportunities. Together with our employees we constantly strive to create a better world of mobility. 


About the Role


As an Industrial Controls Engineer, you will be part of a project team, consisting of several experienced engineers. Based on your experience and know-how, you will be responsible for developing & improving test/control systems.

Your Responsibilities


  • Support engineering and manufacturing efforts in Advanced Vehicle Drive Systems technologies
  • Work closely with multidisciplinary engineers to capture and interpret component and vehicle level requirements and translate them into a scalable level validation performed at the end of the assembly line process
  • Develop procedure and necessary tools to test, calibrate and verify the Advanced Drive System hardware and software
  • Work with test equipment providers to formulate a test plan and integrate the new test features into existing or new equipment
  • Fully support the implementation of the testing strategy at the assembly plant and provide feedback to the development team
  • Define, document and provide instructions for creating control architecture specifications
  • Review supplier proposals with focusing on controls sections
  • Develop new controls strategies as necessary
  • Planning support for serial production

Who we are looking for


  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering
  • Relevant professional experience in the automotive industry 
  • Experience with Matlab/Simulink, Targetlink, simulation and algorithm/controls development 
  • Experience with Vector tools for network design/analysis
  • Strong understanding and hands on experience with HIL systems and demonstration units as well as conducting testing, data collection and data analysis
  • Good knowledge of MS Office
  • Professional experience in intercultural teams
  • Fluent in English

Your preferred qualifications


  • First-hand experience in design testing, electrical or software engineering 
  • Strong willingness to learn and develop constantly


You are driven by your passion for mobility, you learn continuously and make sure you never settle. We highly value collaborative, dedicated personalities who enjoy taking responsibility and share their profound technical knowledge proactively. We are convinced that together is the best way to achieve goals. Dream big. With us.

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


  • Details on our benefits package will be provided during the recruitment process.


And now: It´s Your turn! We are looking forward to receiving your online application.
Please include your CV. As we are excited to learn more about you, please also submit a motivational letter including your salary expectation.

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: Phoenix

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