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Power Electronics Test Engineer

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Job Number: 51830
Group: Magna Powertrain
Division: EC Troy
Job Type: Permanent/Regular
Location: TROY
Group Introduction
Advancing mobility. Making automotive technology that is smarter, cleaner, and safer, while still fun to drive. And making it for everyone. That's what we're passionate about at Magna Powertrain. We do it by creating world-class powertrain solutions for conventional, hybrid, and pure electric vehicles. We're making electrification more than a buzzword, we're bringing it to the road. Innovation is what drives us and we drive innovation. Dream big and create the future of mobility at Magna Powertrain.
Mission of the Position
The Power Electronics Test Engineer will test DC-AC power electronics for Magna Powertrain. This person will utilize established approaches and best practices to create to lead and the execution of the functional testing and the end of the line testing. The candidate will lead a cross-functional task that requires efficient communication between the electrical, mechanical, and software design engineers.
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

  • Understand design requirements from system and component level and capture them in a Component Technical Specification.
  • Establish the necessary test rigs based on the project test requirements, this includes the test rig bring up and commissioning such as Double Pule Testing (DPT) and Emulator Testing.
  • Develop the test plans with support from the design engineers to be executed by the test team for both, High Power and control components.
  • Develop the necessary reports and documentation to lead to a successful production with a high yield.
  • Provide technical insight to the build team.
  • Establish a road map to expand the testing capabilities for the power electronic group.

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 16949).
  • 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

  • Power/Control Electronics Design Engineers
  • Program/Project Managers
  • Suppliers

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's in electrical engineering - power area, with +3 years of hands-on experience in building/testing power components.
  • In-depth understanding of Inverter operation and motor control.
  • In-depth experience in debugging low voltage circuits (control components).
  • Knowledge of embedded programming in order to create test scripts by using Programmable lab equipment.
  • Experience in standard lab equipment such as power analyzer, oscilloscope, etc.
  • In-depth understanding of the safety protocol required in a high voltage/power laboratory
  • Worked on manufacturing on high-volume power electronic production.
  • Established power electronic high voltage lab experience.
  • Established leadership skills to drive activities in the lab (other members on the organization, suppliers, etc) and keeping track of test plans.
  • Ability to work onsite.

Work Environment
Office environment; 10% 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.
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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What are Magna International Perks + Benefits

Magna International Benefits Overview

At Magna, our employees are at the center of what we do. It’s a priority to protect the health of our people and our business and we do this in a variety of ways. We offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental, vision, pharmacy, disability, life insurance, FSA, 401(k) with company match, profit sharing plan, Employee & Family Assistance Program (EFAP), pet insurance, auto/home insurance, wellness programs and much more!

Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Hybrid work model
Summer hours
Remote work program
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Company equity
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Family medical leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Company-sponsored outings
Free snacks and drinks
Onsite office parking
Relocation assistance
Fitness stipend
Professional Development Benefits
Job training & conferences

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