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Systems Engineer, Mechatronics (Base Controls) (Engineer II)

Job Number:  11703
Group:  Magna Powertrain
Division:  EC Troy
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular
Location: 

Troy, MI, US, 48098-2863

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Job Number: 11703 
Group: Magna Powertrain  
Division: EC Troy 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
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 the Position:

 

Responsible for definition of the mechatronic system, including control algorithms and electrical architecture for innovative and leading-edge solutions in driveline applications.  Work with customer or internal requirements and hardware component technologies to provide robust design solutions.  Develop, document, and maintain the system functional specifications and software control logic for the system.  Position requires high level of knowledge about electromechanical systems used in driveline systems.

 

As an intermediate level engineer, the engineer will work independently with limited supervision to  evaluate, select, and apply standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria using knowledge and judgement to make adaptations and modifications. 

Key Responsibilities:

 

•    Responsible for the definition of the system level strategy.
•    Utilize the customer requirements and hardware component technologies to provide robust solutions which can be implemented in mechanical and electrical hardware and software strategy.
•    Support advanced engineering projects through software and system concept development.
•    Ability to coordinate multiple vehicle controls development and verification testing simultaneously.
•    Utilize the customer requirements and hardware component technologies to provide robust solutions which can be implemented in mechanical and electrical hardware and software strategy.
•    Support advanced engineering projects through software and system concept development.
•    Cooperate with the application software department and electrical hardware department to find robust system solutions and ensure clear and concise documentation.
•    Responsible for the development, documentation, and maintenance of the system functional specification and software strategy specifications including:
•    Performing requirement analysis, software architecture design and optimization and data structure design.
•    Supports and adheres to policies, procedures, and operational guidelines related to established quality management system (TS 16949).
•    Maintains working knowledge of safety policies and regulations to ensure duties of self and others are performed in a safe manner.
•    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.
 

Customers and Business Interfaces:

 

•    Software & HIL Test Engineering
•    Software Development Engineering
•    Vehicle Verification Engineering
•    Project Management 
•    Electrical Hardware Engineering

Requirements and Qualifications:

 

•    Bachelor of Science in Engineering with 4 to 7 years of related work experience required OR Master of Science in Engineering with 2 to 3 years of related work experience required.
•    Experience in MATLAB Simulink, CANalyzer, and DSpace ControlDesk or similar required.
•    Working knowledge in powertrain controls with additional experience in system level design and validation strongly preferred.
•    Experience with 4WD, AWD and/or Electrification product lines strongly preferred.
•    Experience coordinating multiple vehicle controls development and verification simultaneously preferred.
•    Experience with controls development, integration and/or testing of vehicles required. 
•    Strong organizational/communication skills, and the ability to work with others in a team environment.
•    High level of analytical ability with understanding of engineering theory and principles of design.

Work Environment:

 

20% 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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