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Engineer - EV Powertrain

Job Number:  58494
Group:  Magna Steyr
Division:  Magna Steyr USA Inc.
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Troy, MICHIGAN, US, 48083

Group Description

Over 120 years of experience in vehicle production and a broad range of services make Magna Steyr the worldwide leading brand-independent engineering and manufacturing partner for OEMs.

Our extensive range of services covers product groups Engineering Services - from systems and modules to complete vehicle engineering - and Complete Vehicle Manufacturing, where we offer World Class flexible solutions from niche to volume production. So far, Magna Steyr has produced more than 4 million vehicles - of 32 different models.

Magna Steyr is the ideal automotive contract manufacturer worldwide to produce vehicles with conventional, hybrid and electric powertrains – in some cases, all on the same production line. This further demonstrates the automotive supplier's experience in electrification and electromobility.


Role Summary

Magna Steyr is looking for talented and experienced team members in complete vehicle development who are determined and passionate about developing the next level industry standard for vehicle architectures and production solutions. In the EV Powertrain discipline, the Senior Engineer is responsible to lead the engineering activities relating to the design and development of the vehicle powertrain system. This position has a high level of responsibility and visibility and will interface with OEMs, Magna divisions, global module group teams and Tier 2 suppliers. 

Key Responsibilities

Technical Responsibility
Contribute to the Global Technical Area (GTA) within the EV Powertrain 
•    Support the creation of technical specifications in ALM or similar system
•    Support  the creation of regulation of FMVSS, CARB, CAFÉ, Zero-Emission Certification
•    Contribute to knowledge base of internal and external best practices
•    Contribute to the benchmark knowledgebase
•    Contribute to the development using 6 Sigma methodology
•    Propose continuous improvement opportunities, qualifications, tools, and processes

Project Planning, Target Achievement, Monitoring & Reporting
Employ technical expertise to lead the engineering development of one or more subsystems
•    Support the project team(s) to achieve objectives on performance, cost, and timing
•    Support external support, services and resources supporting the project engineering development
•    Support work development packages assigned to third parties
•    Confirm OEM and magna project performance targets and assure the targets are achievable
•    Confirm OEM and magna project cost and timing targets and assure the targets are achievable
•    Support the Project Manager (PM) and contribute to the project resource planning, budget development, and status reporting 
•    Responsible for the release of Computer Aided Design (CAD) data into internal and external sites
•    Responsible for the release of Computer Aided Engineering (CAE), simulations and studies into internal or external sites
•    Responsible for designs capable of meeting the serial production tact, First Time Quality (FTQ) and ergo targets
•    Responsible for designs meeting the project performance and cost targets 
•    Support the building of the Design Verification Plan and Report (DVP&R) to ensure it comprehends all project targets and is complete
•    Support the building of the project Design Failure Mode and Effects and Analysis (DFMEA) to ensure that it comprehends all product risks and product usage cases

Project Related Interface 
Support and Promote Project and Operations Collaboration 
•    Support global development touchpoint and milestone meetings 
•    Collaborate with Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (AME) to assure production feasibility
•    Collaborate with the design studio to assure product appearance harmony
•    Collaborate with all cross functions to make complex decisions
•    Collaborate with the Global Technical Area Head (GTAH) to assure concurrent best practice sharing
•    Collaborate with the other project GTAs

Key Qualifications/Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability and/or physical demands required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
•    Must have a positive “can do” attitude
•    Must be flexible and able to course correct paths according to priority alignment
•    Education– BSME 
•    Experience - 2+ years Powertrain (Electric Machine) development
•    Experience in  – 1+ years in Thermal management and performance
•    Experience – 1+ years in High Voltage development
•    Experience in Complete Vehicle development and manufacture 
•    Excellent communication skills and experience working with global teams
•    Experience in launching a complete vehicle
•    Experience in design release and testing of components and assemblies
•    Experience in cycle performance to reliability and confidence targets
•    Experience in electro-mechanical controls and sensor packaging
•    Experience in ISO 26262 / ASIL Risk Class
•    Familiar with ASPICE 

Additional Information

•    Proficient Computer knowledge and skills, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)
•    Computer knowledge and skills in CAD and CAE simulation preferred
•    Six Sigma certification preferred
•    Professional Communication skills (written and verbal) 

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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