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Carbon Capture Technologies for Automotive Application - Summer 2023

Job Number:  53547
Group:  Magna Corporate
Division:  Magna Services of America (Troy Office)
Job Type:  Student




Job Number: 53547 
Group: Magna Corporate  
Division: Magna Services of America (Troy Office) 
Job Type: Student 
Location: TROY 


Group Description 

At Magna, we create technology that disrupts the industry and solves big problems for consumers, our customers, and the world around us. We’re the only mobility technology company and supplier with complete expertise across the entire vehicle.

We are committed to quality and continuous improvement because our products impact millions of people every day. But we’re more than what we make. We are a group of entrepreneurial-minded people whose collective expertise gives us a competitive advantage. World Class Manufacturing is a journey and it’s our talented people who lead us on this journey.


Role Summary

This position is responsible for analyzing Carbon Capture technologies for the purpose of identifying application to automobile designs. Key objectives include conducting/documenting research on carbon capture mechanisms and materials, assessment of options for application to vehicle systems & components, and development of initial proposals for commercialization.

Key Responsibilities

Carbon Capture research:
•    Develop tutorial on carbon capture chemistry
•    Summarize materials and mechanisms including release of captured carbon
•    Summary of university and industry work relevant to automotive 

Application to Automotive – vehicle, system, and component level:
•    Summarize engineering concepts applicable to automotive application
•    Estimate CO2 reduction impact of engineering concepts
•    Work with MAGNA material & product groups on initial feasibility assessments
•    Conduct application discussions with raw material suppliers

Commercialization proposals:
•    Develop rough timing for top engineering proposals – near/mid/long term horizon
•    Identify addressable market for each proposal
•    Develop initial cost assessments – investment and material costs

Key Qualifications/Requirements

•    Completion of coursework in Chemistry at the undergraduate level
•    Must be fluent in MS Office, particularly Excel and PowerPoint
•    Basic knowledge of automobile and automotive engineering is a plus
•    Major focused on Mechanical Engineering, Material Science, or Chemistry required
•    Currently attending university (Junior or above level preferred) or undergraduate degree complete
•    Proficient Computer knowledge and skill, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) 
•    Good communication skills (written and verbal) and good presence
•    Ability to find and extract valuable information from public data and/or internet
•    High interest in environmental protection topics and the automotive industry

Additional Information

•    Normal amount of sitting or standing, average mobility to move around an office environment, able to conduct normal amount of work at a computer.

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: Troy
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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