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Project Management, Software Engineering Student (Summer/Fall)

Job Number:  53847
Group:  Magna Powertrain
Division:  EC Troy
Job Type:  Intern/Co-op




Job Number: 53847 
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 lead project manager to control and monitor cost/quality and timing for serial development programs to deliver to North American customers.


Team Summary:

The Project Management group is responsible for planning and delivering highest quality software to customer. This group is responsible for electrical and software aspects of the system. Responsible to ensure software meets specifications prior to production.

Key Responsibilities


  • Be part of daily stand-up meeting (Agile meetings, scrum meetings and retrospectives).
  • Feature planning and Timing to meet the customer milestones.
  • Be part of Risk management and configuration management support activities.
  • Be part of feature planning/resource estimation to accomplish customer milestones with agreed content.
  • Support lead project manager from on- site and offshore locations (Pune/Bangalore). 
  • Proactively work with cross functional team members and interface with customers during PDT’s.
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.
  • Expected Learning Outcomes:
    •     Understand business objectives of the project and milestones and work with project managers and team to fit and satisfy customer requirements.
    •     Understand scrum master responsibilities in the Agile workflow and work with team to enhance teamwork culture.


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 requirement.

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 required.
  • Enrolled in an engineering program with an accredited school. 
  • MS Project, Excel, Macro programming.
  • MS PowerPoint and excellent presentation skills.
  • Good knowledge of important elements of project management, i.e. the project description, the project span, quality, needed resources, possible risk, relevant regulations and guidelines, most viable options, relevant tools, and methods available for execution.
  • Good communication; written and spoken skills.
  • Proficiency in analyzing and solving problems related to projects.

Work Environment


Office environment; minimal 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.





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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