Electrical Engineering Technician
Magna International
Newmarket, CA
3d ago

Group Description

The Mechatronics, Mirrors and Lighting group specializes in automotive technologies that are driving the future of mobility.

Combining a deep systems knowledge to develop unique vehicle access experiences, intelligent visions systems and advanced automotive lighting technologies, MML's expertise light the path to innovation, safety and styling.

Role Summary

Supports the Development, Design and Improvement of existing and new automotive electronic products and assemblies. Generally completes the following duties and responsibilities under the guidance and direction of senior engineering personnel and / or engineering management.

This is a 12-month contract.

Key Responsibilities

  • Generally assigned to increasingly complex components, sub-assemblies and systems e.g. may be responsible for changes based on new requirements or may contribute to the application of new technology
  • Incorporates customer requirements, regulations and product specifications into the design of the designated products, ensuring compliance with company development process, operations, cost, timing, safety, reliability, quality and manufacturing feasibility parameters
  • Required to design, build, test and debug electronic assemblies and systems
  • Uses system analysis tools (Labview, programmers, oscilloscopes, meters, analyzers, etc.) to evaluate system performance
  • Has working knowledge of electronic circuit board manufacturing and typically interfaces and coordinates the activities of contract manufacturers for the fabrication and test of electronic products
  • Make component level design decisions. Has a broad based knowledge of suppliers and components / suppliers available as well as the technology trends
  • Writes / compiles engineering content for the following deliverables : Product Specification, Schematic, Bill of Materials, Printed Circuit Design, Testing Plan, DVP&R’s, 8 D’s, GD&T, Prototype Control Plans, Key Product Characteristics, Engineering changes and Work Orders.
  • Candidate must also have printed circuit board layout experience and working knowledge of EDA tools

  • Consults and collaborates with personnel in various engineering and design activities relative to product development requirements in order to create / support robust design methods to eliminate prior campaign failure modes
  • Conducts effective communications within the project team and the customer, supplier, manufacturing and quality communities with minimal guidance from engineering management and senior engineering personnel as necessary.
  • Maintains all appropriate documentation

  • Works with senior engineering personnel to support and drive best practices in design specifications, manufacturing processes, customer requirements and safety requirements
  • Creates, reviews and approves engineering direction and designs to ensure key deliverables are met (i.e. cost targets, timing, safety, reliability, quality and manufacturing feasibility parameters)
  • Supports the Test Lab environment through ordering materials, safety inspections / cleanup as well as calibration of equipment (sent outside).
  • Reviews, approves, completes and submits required change notices to ensure design outputs meet design inputs
  • Independently prioritizes the completion of tasks and resolution of issues to ensure compliance to customer requirements and program deliverables.
  • Contributes to the development of project timing

  • Understands and follows existing policies, procedures, work instructions and standards and makes recommendations for continuous improvements
  • Follows Magna’s Code of Conduct & Ethics and related compliance policies
  • Key Qualifications / Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree / Technology Diploma (or Bachelor’s equivalency) in Electrical Engineering or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Automotive product or other electronic product launch experience
  • Ability to apply academic & other engineering principles in the development of automotive components & utilize math-based tools
  • Must understand electronic circuits & assemblies. Has a basic understanding of embedded software, basic competency in CAD
  • Working knowledge of statistical methods, i.e. APQP, DFSS
  • Ability to manage customers, suppliers, etc. to achieve program deliverables
  • Has ability to solder electronic components, fabricate assemblies & re-work
  • Working knowledge of electronic test equip (oscilloscopes, meters)
  • Able to assist in Designing and then building Benchtop Testers and Fixtures
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