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Product Engineer Intern

Job Number:  63273
Group:  Magna Corporate
Division:  Magna Services of America (Troy Office)
Job Type:  Intern/Co-op

Novi, MICHIGAN, US, 48375

Work Style: 



Job Number: 63273 
Group: Magna Corporate  
Division: Magna Services of America (Troy Office) 
Job Type: Intern/Co-op 
Location: NOVI 
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

Magna is more than one of the world’s largest suppliers in the automotive space. We are a mobility technology company built to innovate, with a global, entrepreneurial-minded team. With 65+ years of expertise, our ecosystem of interconnected products combined with our complete vehicle expertise uniquely positions us to advance mobility in an expanded transportation landscape.


About the Role

Supports technical work related to engineering activities. Serves as a liaison and coordinates engineering activities from concept through production testing. Participates in continuous improvement efforts and lessons learned. Researches, recommends, and implements or improves existing products processes, materials, technologies, and production capital equipment. The Engineering Intern will support the staff engineers to create and maintain the programs: DFMEA’s, DVP’s, BOM’s, benchmarking, design review checklist, DFM/DFA checklists and any customer or internal Magna specific requirements. Performs other duties as required.

Your Responsibilities

•    Support team efforts related to product, process, tooling, testing, and materials as it relates to product engineering activities.
•    Takes direction from other staff engineers and Engineering Managers for predevelopment engineering activities through the production phase. Understands and adheres to program schedule and reports progress as required.
•    Serves as a liaison and coordinates development activities of internal and external resources. Serves as a resource by providing a problem-solving function by initiating action to overcome obstacles as they are encountered.
•    Participates in continuous improvement efforts. Researches, recommends, and implements new and/or existing products, processes, materials and equipment. Engages in comparative and competitive analysis to ensure utilization of most appropriate beneficial techniques.
•    Support team effort in benchmarking automotive and non-automotive parts when necessary. 
•    Performs other duties as necessary for completion of projects and achievement of departmental goals.

Who we are looking for

•    Demonstrates ability to conceptualize, coordinate, integrate internal data, and clearly articulate concepts, ideas, and other issues relating to product engineering.
•    Demonstrates ability to carry out projects from beginning to end in coordination with internal and external contacts and work on moderate to long-term assignments which are broad in nature. 
•    Strong organizational, written and communication skills and able to deal with many projects at one time. Must be able to work independently.
•    Must be able to operate standard and specialized equipment/tools related to the job

Your preferred qualifications

•    Enrolled in Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in engineering or related field with strong desire to understand product engineering practices, principles, processes, etc.; or equivalent.
•    Professional Communication skills (written and verbal)
•    Proficient Computer knowledge and skills, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) 
•    Strong organizational, written and communication skills and able to deal with many projects at one time. Must be able to work independently.

•    Normal amount of sitting or standing, average mobility to move around an office environment, able to conduct normal amount of work at a computer.

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.

Site Benefits

Benefits vary per location

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.

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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