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Software Validation Test Engineer

Job Number:  63574
Group:  Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division:  Lighting Novi
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Novi, MICHIGAN, US, 48375

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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.


Your Responsibilities

  • Responsible for leading the development and completion of electronics test plans, EMC, and Environmental
  • Responsbile for test plan development to customer specifications (GM, Ford, Stellantis, etc)
  • Responsible for Test plan submission to the customer
  • Coordinates test plan review meetings internally, within Magna Lighting, and with the customer testing teams
  • Determine program readiness for testing
  • Get quotes from test laboratories and schedule lab testing dates
  • Maintains testing schedule per project 
  • Coordinates the delivery of components and test equipement to test labs
  • Acts as the primary source of contact between the Magna design team and the test labs
  • Receives all test reports from test labs and reviews them for completeness and format
  • Distributes lab test reports to design engineering teams for approval
  • Submits apporved test reports to customer for sign off
  • Generates and tracks trouble reports for issues found during testing
  • Escalates testing issues to management when necessary
  • Manages and maintains in house component inventories for the electronics test labs
  • Manages and maintains in house testing equipment 
  • Scheduled pre-validation and trobleshooting laboratory time

Your preferred qualifications

  • 3-10 years electronics design and development background 
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, or equivalent industry experience
  • Must have detailed knowledge of Automotive OEM test requirements, test set ups, and test applicability
  • Must have experience in generating Automotive OEM test plans
  • Must have experience with Automotive EMC and Environemental testing
  • Prior exposure to Automotive Lighting specifications/standards an asset
  • Knowledge of Electronic manufacturing, quality, and technical standards (IPC, ISO, etc)
  • Above average communication skills (written and verbal) 
  • Proficency with the use of electronic testing equipment 
  • Ability to troubleshoot electronic designs
  • Experience with Altium designer or similar PCB schematic capture and PCB layout software
  • Familiar with 3D CAD and 2D drawing software

Who we are looking for

  • Demonstrated proficiency in Computer applications (i.e. word, excel, powerpoint) 
  • Ability to efficiently work in a fast paced team environment
  • Proficient in dimensional systems and analysis 
  • Effective communication (written and verbal) with various departments within Magna and with customer plant liaisons
  • Strong orgaizational and prioritizing abilities
  • Self motiviated, ability to initiate and follow tasks through to completion
  • Ability to troubleshoot and solve problems related to manufacturing
  • Strong presentation skills

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, rached. Required to carry out job duties and responsbilities in a work environment that may include, but is not limited to, varying levels of noise and/or temperature

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.

About the Role

Site Benefits

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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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