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eMotors Design Engineering Student (Summer/Fall)

Job Number:  63568
Group:  Magna Powertrain
Division:  EC Troy
Job Type:  Student

Troy, MICHIGAN, US, 48083

Work Style:  Hybrid



Job Number: 63568 
Group: Magna Powertrain  
Division: EC Troy 
Job Type: Student 
Location: TROY 
Work Style: Hybrid 


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 eMotor Engineering eDrive Systems electrification group assisting with projects on all different levels throughout the co-op program. The student will assist the eMotor 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 eMotor Engineering team will be a part of development projects for electric machines for electric vehicles and hybrid vehicles. The team of engineers are responsible for the detailed design and application of electric motors for 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 eMotor from both external and internal sources.
  • Perform eMotor requirements analysis and support modeling to define the optimum motor drive.
  • Carry out competitor analysis (benchmarking) of eDrive 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.
  • Basic understanding of MATLAB and Python preferred.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic fast paced, team environment and perform assigned tasks related to the electrification of automobiles.

Your preferred qualifications

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA strongly preferred.
  • Preferably working towards or has a Bachelor of Science in the field of Electrical Engineering.
  • Preferably have a good understanding of electromagnetic principles, electric circuits, and basic electric machine principle.

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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