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Vehicle Verification Engineering Student (Spring/Summer)

Job Number:  48630
Group:  Magna Powertrain
Division:  EC Troy
Job Type:  Intern/Co-op
Location: 

TROY, MICHIGAN, US, 48083

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Job Number: 48630 
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 mechatronics system group for vehicle calibration, testing, and system support. This group focuses on software definition/calibration, data collection and analysis. The co-op position will help the group optimize the control strategy and ensure the vehicle performs as desired on actual production programs.

 

Team Summary:


 
The mechatronics system group conducts integrated vehicle level system verification testing in support of new product launches, current product improvements or new product development. They work with customer requirements, sub-system, and component designs capabilities to provide robust controls specifications. These specifications can be implemented in mechanical and electrical hardware and software controls. They help define the requirements of new test methods and/or procedures; may be responsible for the design, layout, and fabrication of custom test equipment.

 


 

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Participate in using standardized testing methods and practices to perform vehicle and system level testing and data analysis.
  • Develop, document, and verify software strategies through simulation, calibration, and vehicle evaluation.
  • 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:
    •     Working knowledge of data acquisition tools 
    •     Exposure to simulation and analysis with Matlab
    •     Hands on experience in 4WD/AWD and vehicle mechatronic systems


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 engineering program with an accredited school. 
  • Understand the basics of engineering theory and principles of design
  • Knowledge in computer based software, strong organizational/communication skills, and ability to work with others in a team environment.

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.
 

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Nearest Major Market: Troy
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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