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R&D Power Electronics Engineer (f/m/x)

Job Number:  56702
Group:  Magna Powertrain
Division:  Traiskirchen
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

ST. Valentin, AT Lannach, AT Traiskirchen, AT

Work Style: 

Group Introduction

Advancing mobility. Making automotive technology that is smarter, cleaner, and safer, while still fun to drive. And making it for everyone. That’s what we’re passionate about at Magna Powertrain. We do it by creating world-class powertrain solutions for conventional, hybrid, and pure electric vehicles. We’re making electrification more than a buzzword, we’re bringing it to the road. Innovation is what drives us and we drive innovation. Dream big and create the future of mobility at Magna Powertrain.


Your responsibilities

As Power Electronics Engineer you work together with your team on complex and innovative projects with the goal to optimize future eDrive systems. You are integrated in the Advanced Engineering Department within an international company acting on a global scale. In close cooperation with different engineering groups, as well as external partners in industry and research, your exciting tasks in this position include:
•    Develop innovative power electronics and power modules for traction inverter
•    Technology scouting in cooperation with the respective departments and industrial partners
•    Show the benefits of innovations in the traction inverter
•    Development of innovative technologies towards production-ready solutions in the field of power electronics 
•    Start-up and carrying out tests of power electronics as well as root cause analysis and corrective measure implementation in case of test failures
•    Execution of feasibility studies in the field of power electronics

Your Profile

•    Higher technical education (university degree in electrical engineering or mechatronics)
•    Knowledge of Power Electronics
•    Experience with simulation and development tools e.g. Matlab, Plecs, LTSpice, Altium
•    Problem solving skills ("Getting the things done")
•    Good communication and presentations skills

What we offer

After starting an extensive and structured onboarding, where you will be supported by a mentor, you will be directly involved in the development, design and manufacturing of the world's most advanced (electric) mobility technologies. Exciting tasks and new challenges await you in a dynamic and motivated team. In addition, we offer you extensive social benefits.


As an international company, we offer attractive services such as various sports and health programs, numerous benefits at partner companies and the Magna Profit Sharing Program in addition to exciting tasks, flexible working hours and an extensive range of training and education opportunities.


For this function, we offer an attractive compensation package that matches your individual experience and qualifications. The gross annual salary for 38.5 hours is 54,600 € p.a. (metal collective agreement). Overpayment is possible according to your experience and educational background. 


Additional informationen

This position has the potential to work out of 3 different locations

  • Our St. Valentin site, with around 800 employees, is easily accessible both by private and public transport thanks to its excellent links to the Westautobahn and Westbahn railway lines. The unique natural and cultural landscape of the Mostviertel region around St. Valentin offers a wide range of leisure activities. Urban flair can be found in the nearby Upper Austrian capital Linz.
  • Our location in Traiskirchen is only 20 kilometers away from Vienna and is easily accessible by car as well as by public transport. The location in the middle of a beautiful landscape close to the city is definitely recommendable as a place to live or work.
  • Our Lannach site, with around 2,000 employees, can be easily reached from Graz via the highway in just 15 minutes, and the Styrians' favorite excursion destination - the South Styrian Wine Route - is also very close by for an evening outing.


Theresa Rittenschober, Tel.: +43 664 / 783 397 57, LinkedIn / Xing
Engineering Center Steyr GmbH & Co KG
Steyrer Straße 32
4300 St. Valentin


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