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Mechatronics Engineering Co-op

Job Number:  50745
Group:  Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division:  Mechatronics Technical Center
Job Type:  Intern/Co-op




Job Number: 50745 
Group: Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting  
Division: Mechatronics Technical Center 
Job Type: Intern/Co-op 
Location: NEWMARKET 


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.


Role Summary

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For a big company, we're surprisingly entrepreneurial.  Expect a collaborative and supportive atmosphere that will help you grow, both professionally and personally.  We are committed to delivering success by offering our customers a truly diverse and global range of products.  Step into an inclusive and dynamic team - Be part of the Magna family.

Closures Technical Centre, a division of Magna International Inc., is focused on the design, development and testing of Mechatronics products for the automotive industry.  We are currently looking for a student in the Mechatronics or Electrical Engineering field for a 4-16 month co-op placement starting on January 2, 2023.

Key Responsibilities

  • Generally assigned to electromechanical systems, sub-assemblies or components that are less complex in nature – carry over parts, existing business and/or minor modifications
  • Receives assignments, preparation of simple plans, designs, calculations, costs, and bills of material in accordance with established codes, standards, drawings or other specifications (usually minor components of larger scope programs and projects)
  • Support build of test boxes and retrofitting test fixture/vehicles with Closures electromechanical components, prototype part builds/teardowns.  Deploy system analysis tools (LabView, programmers, oscilloscopes, meters, analyzers, etc) to evaluate system performance
  • Supports the complete development for the designated products including, but not limited to design, build and test activities, in accordance with standard operating procedures and the product delivery process
  • May carry out routine technical surveys (benchmarking) or inspections and prepare reports
  • Supports customer requirements, regulations and product specifications into the design of the designated products, ensuring compliance with operational, cost, timing, safety, reliability, quality, and manufacturing feasibility parameters
  • Analyzes products and formulates engineering conclusions by the application of engineering and/or mathematical principles and tools
  • With guidance from engineering management or senior engineering personnel is able to Analyze QFD, FEA, FMEA, DOE, VA/VE and DFM/DFA, as required
  • Writes/compiles engineering content for the following deliverables: engineering specifications and documentation, including DVP&R’s, 8D’s, GD&T, BOM, prototype control plans, key product characteristics, engineering changes and work orders
  • Consults and collaborates with personnel in various engineering and design activities relative to product development requirements
  • Supports CAE activities (perform hand calculations)
  • Supports effective communications within the project team and the customer, supplier, manufacturing and quality communities with guidance from engineering management or senior engineering personnel. Maintains all appropriate documentation
  • Understands and follows existing policies, procedures, work instructions and standards and makes recommendations for continuous improvements

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Working towards Bachelor's degree in Mechatronics or Electrical Engineering from accredited university
  • Developing communication skills: verbal and written
  • Developing organizational skills and the ability to successfully complete multiple tasks within established and changing deadlines
  • Basic competency in CAD
  • Basic competency in ‘hands-on’ bench work (hand tools, soldering, wiring, etc)
  • Proficient with word processing, spreadsheet and database applications

Additional Information

Accommodations for disabilities in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.

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