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Project Engineering Co-op

Job Number:  64123
Group:  Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division:  Mechatronics Technical Center
Job Type:  Intern/Co-op

Newmarket, ONTARIO, CA, L3X 2S2

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Job Number: 64123 
Group: Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting  
Division: Mechatronics Technical Center 
Job Type: Intern/Co-op 
Location: NEWMARKET 
Work Style:  


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

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.


About the Role

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 looking for a student working towards an Engineering degree for a 12 month co-op placement  starting on August 12, 2024.

Your Responsibilities

  • Generally assigned to components, sub-assemblies, or systems that are less complex in nature – carry over parts, existing business and/or minor modifications.  Where assigned to systems, responsibility is usually for component(s) within the system
  • 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)
  • 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 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 is able to Analyze QFD, FEA, FMEA, DOE, VA/VE and DFM/DFA, as required

Additional Responsibilities

  • 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 and senior engineering personnel. Maintains all appropriate documentation
  • Understands and follows existing policies, procedures, work instructions and standards and makes recommendations for continuous improvements
  • Follows Magna’s Code of Conduct & Ethics and related compliance policies
  • Perform other duties as required

Who we are looking for

  • 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
  • Proficient with word processing, spreadsheet and database applications

Your preferred qualifications

  • Working towards Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from accredited university

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

Candidates will be required to complete a Criminal Records Check and, if deemed necessary, a Credit Check as part of the candidate selection process.

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.

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.

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