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Inverter Design Engineering Student (Summer/Fall)

Job Number:  63565
Group:  Magna Powertrain
Division:  EC Troy
Job Type:  Intern/Co-op

Troy, MICHIGAN, US, 48083

Work Style:  On-Site



Job Number: 63565 
Group: Magna Powertrain  
Division: EC Troy 
Job Type: Intern/Co-op 
Location: TROY 
Work Style: On-Site 


About us

We see a future where everyone can live and move without limitations. That’s why we are developing technologies, systems and concepts that make vehicles safer and cleaner, while serving our communities, the planet and, above all, people.


Forward. For all.


Group Summary

Transforming mobility. Making automotive technology that is smarter, cleaner, safer and lighter. That’s what we’re passionate about at Magna Powertrain, and we do it by creating world-class powertrain systems. We are a premier supplier for the global automotive industry with full capabilities in design, development, testing and manufacturing of complex powertrain systems. Our name stands for quality, environmental consciousness, and safety. Innovation is what drives us and we drive innovation. Dream big and create the future of mobility at Magna Powertrain.


About the Role

Works with the inverter Engineering eDrive Systems electrification group assisting with projects on all different levels throughout the co-op program. The student will assist the inverter Design Engineers with the design, development, analysis, and testing of electric motors for electric traction drives (voltages < 1000V, I < 750A) for eDrive applications.


Team Summary:

A dynamic team that pushes boundaries, innovates, and is passionate about being part of the transformation from traditional Powertrain to eMobility. The team works together to uphold a professional, team based collaborative project culture and standards. The inverter Engineering team will be a part of development projects for electric drive system for both the BEV vehicles and hybrid ones. The team of engineers are responsible for the detailed design and application of inverter system for the EV propulsion. They develop new or modify existing products for new customer and/or internal product developments, following the defined product concept for eDrive products.

Your Responsibilities

  • Contribute to design and development of eDrive architecture by understanding system requirements and subsystem requirements related to the inverter system from both external and internal sources.
  • Perform inverter system requirements analysis and support modeling to define the optimum inverter system design.
  • Carry out competitor analysis (benchmarking) of different inverter system solutions in the transportation market.

Who we are looking for

  • Enrolled in an engineering program with an accredited school.
  • Some level of analytical ability and understanding of engineering theory and principles of design.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic fast paced, team environment and perform assigned tasks related to the electrification of automobiles.
  • Preferably have a good understanding of electromagnetic principles.

Your preferred qualifications

  • Preferably working towards or has a Bachelor of Science in the field of Mechanical or Electrical Engineering.
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA strongly preferred.

What we offer

At Magna, you can expect an engaging and dynamic environment where you can help to develop industry-leading automotive technologies. We invest in our employees, providing them with the support and resources they need to succeed. As a member of our global team, you can expect exciting, varied responsibilities as well as a wide range of development prospects. Because we believe that your career path should be as unique as you are.

Site Benefits

Extensive training opportunities
Networking opportunities

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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