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Job Number:  13152
Group:  Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division:  Autosystems America, Inc.
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Plymouth, MI, US, 48170





Job Number: 13152 
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.
  • Work with the Senior Designer to develop and implement solid design concepts to meet the requirements defined in customer contract.
  • Perform Lamp Level or Component Level packaging studies, balancing physical space limitations.
  • Define CAD files which communicate design intent from a singular component to a multi-component assembly.
  • Create and define robust, computer aided design files, consistent with Autosystems Standards, capable of enduring multiple design revisions quickly and efficiently.
  • Support data translation at the request of our Supply base to facilitate tool builds and concurrent design activity in CAD packages, other than that used by Autosystems.
  • Determine and communicate dimensional measurement plans to ensure molded parts meet design intent.
  • Create 2D drawings (customer, component, compliance).
  • Assist Senior Designer in updating design checklist.
Key Qualifications/Requirements


  • Two or three years post-secondary school (university or Community college) (Engineering Field) or Associates in CAD
  • 1-5 years’ experience
  • Solid control of Parametric Free Form Surface and Solid modeling in 1-2 CAD packages such as Unigraphics/NX, IDEAS or Catia.
  • Knowledge of standard plastics geometries to ensure manufacturing controls (i.e.: Draft, Wall stock, Rads and Fillets) are incorporated.
  • Perform translation of data utilizing industry standard translation software as required.
Personal Attributes


  • Effective communication (written and verbal) with various departments within Autosystems.
  • Ability to effectively follow written and verbal direction on tasks to completion.
  • Experience in Microsoft Applications such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated understanding of Standard Drafting Practices and the ability to interpret Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing.
  • Basic understanding of Autosystems manufacturing processes and techniques, such as Injection Molding, Coating systems, and Assembly techniques currently in use.
  • Mathematical Skills: Aptitude for working with numbers with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Reasoning Ability: Effective trouble shooting for a variety of different situations/issues effectively.


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, reach. Required to carry out job duties and responsibilities in a work environment that may include, but is not limited to, varying levels of noise and/or temperature. Ability to lift max. 50lbs periodically.

08--Engineering F--Permanent/Regular 

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