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Mechatronic Systems Engineering Student (Spring/Summer)

Job Number:  40360
Group:  Magna Powertrain
Division:  EC Troy
Job Type:  Student
Location: 

TROY, MICHIGAN, US, 48083

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Job Number: 40360 
Group: Magna Powertrain  
Division: EC Troy 
Job Type: Student 
Location: TROY 

 

Group Introduction

 

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.

 

Mission of Position

 

Works with the mechatronics system group for primarily system level support, with some vehicle calibration, and testing activities from time to time. This group focuses on data collection and analysis, with support to the vehicle applications team for software definition/calibration. The co-op position will help the group optimize the control strategy and ensure the vehicle performs as desired on actual production programs. The co-op position will also help the group develop and optimize new strategies for future production programs.


Team Summary:


The Systems Engineering, Base Controls team is responsible for definition of the mechatronic system, including control algorithms and electrical architecture for innovative and leading-edge solutions in driveline applications. This group works closely with customer or internal requirements and hardware component technologies to provide robust design solutions to develop, document, and maintain the mechatronic system development best practices and software control logic.
 

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Supports development, documentation, and verifications of mechatronic system control software strategies through simulation, vehicle evaluation, and peer reviews.
  • Collects and analyzes data from the test bench, dyno, manufacturing, or vehicle environments; supports root cause investigation and issue resolution with senior engineer.
  • 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.
    • Knowledge about electromechanical systems used in driveline systems (primarily AWD/4WD).

 

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) .
  • 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; limited 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 Secondary Market: Detroit

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