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Electrical Hardware Engineering Student (Spring/Summer)

Job Number:  48624
Group:  Magna Powertrain
Division:  EC Troy
Job Type:  Intern/Co-op
Location: 

TROY, MICHIGAN, US, 48083

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Job Number: 48624 
Group: Magna Powertrain  
Division: EC Troy 
Job Type: Intern/Co-op 
Location: TROY 

 

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.

 

Mission of the Position

 

Works with the electrical hardware engineering group assisting with projects on all different levels throughout the co-op program. 

 

Team Summary:

 

The electrical hardware group is responsible for the design and release of electronic control units (ECU), electric motors, solenoids, sensors, connectors and wiring harnesses using various types of techniques that apply engineering principles and analytical techniques to the design and development of product concepts, prototypes and component assemblies.
 

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Help conduct research, new tools, best practices and alternative approaches to optimal electrical components. Prepare and present findings to engineering and operations teams.
  • Works with engineers on the documentation of detail design, analysis, computer modeling, prototype/production drawings and specification releases.
  • Build wire harnesses and breakout boxes as needed. 
  • Perform requirement gap analysis and generate a report.
  • Supports and adheres to policies, procedures, and operational guidelines related to established quality management system (IATF 16949).
  • Maintains working knowledge of safety policies and regulations to ensure duties of self and others are performed in a safe manner.
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.
  • Expected Learning Outcomes:
    •     Engineering Business Practices
    •     Basic knowledge of automotive mechatronic hardware/controls
    •     Hands on experience in automotive electrical hardware product development
    •     Exposure to Mathcad, PSpice simulation (Orcad, LTspice)), Digital Multimeter, Oscilloscope 


 

The above is intended to describe the general content of and the requirements for the performance of this position.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.

Magna Standards

 

  • Practice and maintain integrity while following Magna’s Charter and Constitution.
  • Follow Magna’s Code of Conduct and Ethics and related compliance policies.
  • Supports and adheres to policies, procedures, and operational guidelines related to established quality management system (IATF 16949).
  • Drive the development of new technologies to improve quality, efficiency and reduce cost.
  • Comply with safety policies and procedures to ensure duties of self are performed in a safe manner.
  • Health & Safety responsibilities:
    •      Understand applicable Environmental, Health & Safety policies and procedures in the workplace.
    •      Report unsafe conditions immediately.
    •      Report injuries, accidents, illnesses, near misses, property damage immediately.
    •      Follow safety rules.
    •      Comply with requirements for the use or operation of machines or equipment.
    •      Comply with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements.
  • Create a positive work environment by demonstrating and sharing functional/technical knowledge.
  • Develop and maintain a responsive and cooperative working relationship with internal and external customers.
  • Treat everyone with dignity, trust and respect.
  • Complete additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.


 

The above is intended to describe the general content of and the requirements for the performance of this position. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.

Requirements and Qualifications

 

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA strongly preferred.
  • Enrolled in an Electrical Engineering, and/or Computer Engineering (Science) program with an accredited school. 
  • Understand the basics of engineering theory and principles of design, with fundamentals of electrical engineering.
  • Knowledge in computer-based software, strong organizational/communication skills, and ability to work with others in a team environment.

Work Environment

 

Office environment; minimum travel required. 

 

While working in this environment, the employee will be exposed to machinery, moving equipment and material, moderate noise, airborne particles, fumes and various levels of temperature created by manufacturing processes.

 

 

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Nearest Major Market: Troy
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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