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Product Engineer Intern

Job Number:  66230
Group:  Magna Exteriors
Division:  Decostar South Carolina
Job Type:  Intern/Co-op

Piedmont, SOUTH CAROLINA, US, 29673

Work Style: 



Job Number: 66230 
Group: Magna Exteriors  
Division: Decostar Industries 
Job Type: Intern/Co-op 
Location: Piedmont, SC 
Work Style: On-Site 


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 Magna Exteriors portfolio of products includes access systems such as liftgates, exterior trim, modular systems, front-end modules including fascia, active aerodynamic systems and other lightweight structural components for automotive, commercial truck and other industrial markets.

Recognized globally as an innovator in all aspects of vehicle exteriors, Magna provides everything needed, from materials development and design through manufacturing and assembly, to help automakers create sleek, state-of-the-art vehicles across the world.


About the Role

This position reports directly to the Process Engineer and is responsible for the general and specific job duties of Decostar as described below:

Your Responsibilities

  • Support the automation/continuous improvement team with projects which included and may not be limited to Allen Bradley PLC programming, Proface HMI programming, Fanuc Robot programming, etc.
  • Learn Pneumatic Systems and assist maintenance team with troubleshooting mechanical systema and machinery.
  • Assist with implementing Vision Systems and sensors to meet quality standards.
  • Debug and improve PLC ladder logics as well as polish HMI systems.

Who we are looking for

  • Strong experience with some form of programming (Metlab, Python, C3, etc.) and Mircrosoft common programs.
  • Knowledge of basic programming principles is necessary (Variable/conditional statements/loops/etc.)
  • Junior or senior level  mechanical or automation engineering student.
  • Completed Mechatronics or PLC course is preferred.

Your preferred qualifications

  • Strong reasoning skills: being able to use systematic approach in problem solving.
  • Strong math & analytical Skills
  • Have a positive "Can do" attitude and be a self-starter. 

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

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: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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