Project Manager, Software/Electrical - #604501

Magna International Inc.


Date: 11/26/2021 00:01 AM

City: Troy, Michigan

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Job Number: 34070

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



The Project Manager, Software/Electrical is responsible for the software/electrical engineering project management of a number of varying driveline systems/products including, but not limited to AWD/4WD systems, Transfer Cases, Differentials, Couplings, Power Transfer Units (PTU’s), and Transfer Case Control Modules (TCCM’s). The Project Manager will translate project requirements into project objectives and tasks. They are responsible for managing and leading the activities concerned with Software/Electrical technical developments, scheduling, and resolving engineering design and test problems within their responsible projects.



This role requires strong analytical and technical abilities while demonstrating fast, but carefully thought-out results. Strong leadership and control of the work process from beginning to end is necessary.



Key Responsibilities



  • Lead cross-functional teams through a series of key milestones on multiple projects.
  • Develop a resource plan, with buy-in from multiple engineering disciplines and align appropriate talent to support activities required to successfully complete the project.
  • Coordinate the efforts of the functional departments to ensure that the projects are managed in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate and lead engineering quotation activities from inception to approval.
  • Working directly with customers and internal teams to determine project timelines as well as any potential delays and initiate plans for alternative actions.
  • Work with the customer to understand timing goals, define customer requirements, and manage tasks to achieve customer deliverables/specifications.
  • Responsible for tracking and managing all project changes, developing project presentations, advising management of project status, and managing and reporting all project costs.


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.



Customers and Business Interfaces



  • Engineering Functional Managers
  • Program Management
  • Systems Engineering
  • Software Development Engineering
  • Software Test Engineering
  • Electrical Hardware Engineering


Requirements and Qualifications



  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering required.
  • 5 – 7 years of work experience in various roles within Engineering such as Systems Engineering, Systems Testing, Software Development, or Electrical Engineering required. Experience in powertrain systems preferred.
  • Experience in software development or systems development strongly preferred.
  • 3 + years of driveline Project Management and/or product related experience is preferred.
  • Ability to lead a cross functional team; leadership and/or supervisory experience preferred.


Work Environment



Up to 15% 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.



08-Engineering F-Permanent/Regular

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