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Systems Engineer

Job Number:  45205
Group:  Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division:  Mechatronics Technical Center
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 45205 
Group: Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting  
Division: Mechatronics Technical Center 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
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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Closures Technical Centre, a division of Magna International Inc., is focused on the design, development and testing of Mechatronics products for the automotive industry.  

The Systems Engineer designs, develops and improves new and existing electromechanical systems with embedded system controls for automotive applications.

Key Responsibilities

  • Generally assigned to develop & improve new and existing automotive electromechanical systems. 
  • Illicit customer requirements, regulations and functional specifications and create system requirements for design of the assigned products/systems. Negotiate functional strategies with customer as required.
  • Define, cascade and oversee execution of Statement of Work/ Statement of Requirements for system, sub-systems and system components.
  • Generate functional strategies and system architectures for vehicle level mechatronic systems including definition of I/O’s and interactions with complete documentation. 
  • Follow V model system design process.  Works with interdisciplinary engineering teams to ensure compliance with Mechatronics System Development Process plus operational, cost, timing, safety, reliability, quality, and manufacturing feasibility parameters.
  • Consults and collaborates with personnel in various engineering and design activities relative to product development requirements in order to create/support robust electro-mechanical systems control methods to eliminate campaign failure modes.
  • Writes engineering content for the following deliverables: product specifications (STS, SSTS), component specifications (CTS), RASIC matrix, mechanization drawings and ICD, System Bill of Materials, System DFMEA, compliance matrix, system DVP&R’s, 8D’s, prototype control plans, key product characteristics, engineering changes and work orders.
  • Big picture innovation – ability to define and sell system level functions.
  • Support customer system level discussions and new system concept ideation. 
  • Complete ISO 26262 / Aspice system work packages as required.
  • Perform MBSE modelling and system simulations for mechatronic systems.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechatronics /Electrical/ Engineering Physics / Computer Engineering/Control Systems from an accredited University
  • 5-10 years of engineering experience. Demonstrated ability to apply system methodologies to design and be able to develop cascading requirement scenarios required
  • Must have demonstrated excellence in communication / presenting / influencing / salespersonship skills
  • Completion of SCFI Mechatronics 1 and Mechatronics 2 courses preferred
  • Completion of ISO 26262 and ASPICE courses preferred
  • Possess in-depth knowledge of MBSE methodology.  Demonstrated ability to model and design system within an MBSE SW package preferred
  • Possess understanding of mechatronic systems (PWM, motion control, motion logic, etc) 
  • Possess working knowledge of C/C+, Assembly language, Arduino code, Matlab, Simulink, Labview, Lab windows or other software design/test tools
  • Possesses working knowledge of EDA tools, electronic circuit board design and manufacturing.  Familiarity with fabrication and test of electronic products
  • Possess detailed documentation practices
  • Vehicle level bus communication protocol development experience (i.e. CAN, LIN)
  • System/Subsystem architecture development experience for safety critical components
  • Working knowledge of electrical hardware (including wire harness), software and electrical circuit theory as it relates to embedded controls for electro-mechanical systems
  • Must have automotive production launch experience with an embedded SW product

Additional Information

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

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