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Control and Software Engineer

Job Number:  39051
Group:  Magna Seating
Division:  Magna Seating Novi
Job Type:  Contractor/Temporary Worker


Group Description
Magna is an innovative leader in the development and manufacturing of high quality complete seating systems. Our solution includes seating structures, mechanisms and hardware, as well as foam and trim products for global automotive, heavy truck and bus industries. Our capabilities include market and consumer research; full concept development; design and engineering capabilities; testing, validation and world-class manufacturing. Our award-winning seating solutions are developed from consumer research, finding the ease of operation to be comfortable, convenient and connected.


Role Summary

Provide defining and incorporating system/product requirements specifications, solution definition, technical feasibility analysis and architecture specification.  Develop embedded control software based on system level requirements.

Key Responsibilities

•    Develop system/product requirements specifications, solution definition, technical feasibility analysis, and architecture specification.  
•    Consult and collaborate with personnel in various engineering design activities for product design and integration engineering activities.  Ensures conceptual integrity of product design
•    Provide engineering support for sales presentations, technical solutions discussions, and product demonstrations with prospective customers.
•    Develop and/or approve product architecture requirements and design specifications, test plans, and test reports.  
•    Responsible for architecture level development and testing requirements.
•    Work with seat complete and structural products engineers at program initiation to analyze the customer requirements and implement them into the Magna application life cycle tool.
•    Define interfaces of the architecture. 
•    Develop architecture verification criteria. 
•    Design /develop, calibrate, debug and validate embedded software
•    Verify product architectural design. 
•    Ensure consistency and bilateral traceability of system requirements to product architectural design. 
•    Communicate product architectural design internally and externally if applicable.  
•    Actively pursues cost saving ideas.
•    Aware of innovative solutions and propose patent applications.
•    Perform detailed work assignments provided as assigned) by applying established and well-defined product architecture techniques.
•    Support properties building, debugging and customer presentations. 
•    Supports Internal / External Audit efforts regarding ISO 9001:2015, IAFT 16949 Certification for remote site location (Group Office).
•    Supports the requirements as detailed in Standard Operating Procedure 8000 (Quality Management System).•    

Key Qualifications/Requirements

Bachelor’s degree (or bachelor’s equivalency) preferred master’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience/Special Knowledge/Skills
3 years diversified engineering experience preferred 
Comprehensive knowledge in electrical design and development of electronics, embedded software and hardware
Basic knowledge in electrical development and execution of automotive electronics products. 
Knowledge of expertise may include:
•    Analog, digital, Power and Integrated Circuit design and implementation techniques for optimal electrical performance.
•    Electrical circuit test and troubleshooting methods
•    Electrical product development process
•    Strong expertise in modeling, simulation and programming in C/C++ and Matlab/Simulink/Stateflow 
•    Experiences in control system design, signal processing, algorithm development and sensors/actuators application
•    Working knowledge of communication protocols, such as CAN, CAN-FD, LIN, UART, R485, I2C, SPI etc.
•    Basic working knowledge of structured problem-solving techniques (8D).
•    Basic knowledge of electrical design, simulation and testing techniques. 
•    Familiar with tools such as Rapid prototype controllers, CANalyzer, Canape etc.
•    Ability to design circuits for motor drivers, amplifiers and digital filters

Must demonstrate exceptional problem-solving skills, analytical skills, viable concept development, and proficiency with statistical methods.  Must be able to use and improve math-based tools. 
Knowledge of government and OEM specifications in area of expertise.
Strong organizational skills and the ability to successfully coordinate and complete multiple tasks within and across departments to meet established and changing deadlines.
Demonstrated ability to communicate and provide technical presentations both written and verbal, clearly and succinctly in a variety of settings and styles and demonstrated ability to influence the product design.  
Proficient with word processing, spread sheet and database applications.

Additional Information

Skills Testing
No skills testing required.

Physical Demands/Work Environment
Normal amount of sitting or standing, average mobility to move around an office environment, able to conduct normal amount of work at a computer, may require travel.


08--Engineering A--Contractor/Temporary Worker 

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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