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Lighting Product Engineer

Job Number:  34430
Group:  Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division:  Autosystems America, Inc.
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular


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.


Key Responsibilities


  • Key technical interface with customers’ design engineers and design studio. Coordinates and conducts regular design reviews with designers, optical engineers, electrical engineers, tooling engineers, manufacturing engineers and quality engineer
  • Effectively communicates design direction with the project team and the customer, suppliers, manufacturing and quality communities with support from engineering management as required. Maintains all appropriate documentation such as Design Open Issues List, meeting minutes, BOM
  • Ensures compliance of product with regulatory requirements (FMVSS108, UNECE regs etc), customer specifications and Magna lighting best practices and work instructions
  • Hands-on approach to proving out concepts and trouble shooting
  • Knowledge of GD&T and its implications, creation of DVP&Rs, DFMEAs, Supplier Statement-Of-Requirements, customer and component drawings etc.
  • Provides engineering direction and support to designers and/or engineering personnel
  • Manages and rapidly rectifies test incidents that arise from the design of the part
  • Independently prioritizes the completion of tasks and resolution of issues to ensure compliance to program deliverables
  • Develops Design timing
  • Other duties as assigned

Key Qualifications/Requirements


  • University Degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar technical field
  • 5+ years’ of automotive design experience
  • More than 2 years of experience designing automotive lighting product is strongly preferred
  • Plastic injection molding experience preferred

Personal Attributes / Additional Information


  • Proficient in MS Office; general experience with CAD software such as Catia V5 or NX
  • Detail oriented
  • 1st-time-right mentality
  • Innovative
  • Effective trouble shooting of issues

Physical Demands


Normal amount of sitting and standing; Ability to move around an office environment and on the production floor; Ability to work at a computer workstation; Ability to bend, twist, lift, reach. Required to carry out job duties and responsibilities in a work environment that may include, but is not limited to, varying levels of noise and/or temperature. Ability to lift max. 50lbs periodically.

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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