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R&D (Senior) System Engineer eDrive (d/f/m)

Job Number:  47546
Group:  Magna Powertrain
Division:  Traiskirchen
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 47546 
Group: Magna Powertrain  
Division: Traiskirchen 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 


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.


Role Summary

Do you want to create the drive systems of future electric cars? Are you excited about innovative concepts and technologies? Do you have a broad technical knowledge and like to solve complex challenges?
As R&D System Engineer eDrive (m/w/d) you are integrated in the advanced engineering department within an international company acting on a global scale. You are dealing with the evolution and optimization of future eDrive systems, in particular with e-Motor, inverter, and control engineering. In close cooperation with different engineering groups, as well as external partners in industry and research, your exciting tasks in this position include:

  • Analysis, development, and integration of innovations in the field of e-Motor, inverter, and control engineering
  • Development of scalable tools and methods for eDrive simulations including the roll-out in the company
  • Execution of cross-functional (feasibility-)studies in order to expand the holistic system know-how
  • Assessment of state-of-the-art and innovations in the field of eDrive systems 
  • Close cooperation with other engineering teams within the company, as well as industrial or scientific cooperation partners
  • Requirement definition for eDrive systems including the spreading and coordination within the sub-teams

Key Responsibilities

  • Academic degree in a technical field
  • Experience either in eDrive development or generally in the development of mechatronic systems
  • Experience in the automotive industry is considered as a plus
  • Mastering common development tools, e.g., Matlab/Simulink
  • Results-oriented approach to work
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills as well as open-minded personality
  • Fluent in spoken and written English, German advantageous

Our offer


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 (incl. onboarding sessions, individual trainings, mentoring program,…)

For this function, we offer an attractive compensation package that matches your individual experience and qualifications. The gross monthly salary corresponding to the metal collective agreement for 38.5 hours is at least 50.000,-- p.a. Overpayment is possible according to your experience and educational background. 

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

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.


Additional Information


Ansprechpartnerin für diese Position: 
Nicole Wurzinger 
Tel.: +43 664 / 80444 – 1052
Magna Powertrain GmbH & Co KG 


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