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Vehicle Controls Intern - Summer 2023

Job Number:  53529
Group:  Magna Corporate
Division:  Magna Services of America (Troy Office)
Job Type:  Student




Job Number: 53529 
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

A proactive and enthusiastic engineering student is sought to support activities in the New Mobility – Vehicle Controls group.  The role will entail learning about vehicle controls systems specifically for conventional, semi-autonomous, or fully autonomous vehicles, and the development and/or validation testing of those vehicles or their systems.

Key Responsibilities

•    Support the validation testing of controls subsystems
•    Connect vehicle instrumentation to test properties, ensure correct equipment operation and calibrations and perform tests to a test procedure.
•    Support investigating issues on the vehicle as reported by the controls or other groups.
•    Upload and correctly store test data from vehicle / test bench data acquisition systems.
•    Review test data using engineering tools to look for anomalies and/or faults.
•    Use basic/specialized hand tools to work on test properties and/or vehicles (to add/remove devices controllers, modify wiring, etc.)

Key Qualifications/Requirements

•    Some familiarity with vehicle electrical / controls systems is preferred
•    Ability to read/understand wiring diagrams / schematics
•    High School Diploma
•    Currently Attending a College or University studying a relevant engineering course in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Sciences
•    Active involvement in Formula SAE, Baja SAE, High School or University robotics programs.
•    Proficient computer knowledge and skills, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) 
•    Eagerness to learn new engineering tools and methods
•    Organized and methodical – should be able to follow sometimes complex instructions to conduct tests on a test vehicle or test bench, recording and communicating the results 
•    Professional Communication skills (written and verbal) 

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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