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Senior Designer

Job Number:  45602
Group:  Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division:  Autosystems America, Inc.
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 45602 
Group: Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting  
Division: Autosystems America, Inc. 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: PLYMOUTH 


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

  • Develop concepts through to production, to ensure robust, cost sensitive design solutions.
  • Provide the main design resource or point of contact for a Product during the Product Development Cycle through to Production Manufacturing.
  • Work closely with the Product Engineer to develop and implement solid design concepts to meet the requirements defined in customer contract.
  • Ensure the CAD deliverables are progressing along the expected timeline, and propose action plans should problems arise.
  • Create and define robust, computer aided design files, consistent with company Standards, capable of enduring multiple design revisions quickly and efficiently.
  • Maintain and revise our design responsible, computer aided design files within our Customer’s data management system.
  • Support data translation at the request of our Supply base to facilitate tool builds and concurrent design activity in CAD packages
  • Work with Purchasing to help source new purchased components and collect the related engineering documentation.
  • Provide CAD models/drawings and proof of concept activity to facilitate VA/VE initiatives.
  • Peer mentor the designers assigned to their respective programs, helping them to develop their skills sets and experience.
  • Create and maintain design standard parts library best practices gained from current experience. 

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • 5-7 years years experience
  • Solid control of Parametric Free Form Surface and Solid modeling in 1-2 CAD packages such as Unigraphics/NX, IDEAS or Catia.
  • Understands and applies standard plastics geometries to ensure manufacturing controls (ie: Draft, Wall stock, Rads and Fillets) are incorporated.
  • Can manage data transfers as required by our customer, utilizing the systems prescribed as trained/ presented.
  • Perform translation of data utilizing industry standard translation software as required.

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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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