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Magna Senior Engineer, Advanced Engineering - Power Electronics (m/f/x) in Traiskirchen, Austria

Senior Engineer, Advanced Engineering - Power Electronics (m/f/x)

Job Number: 62197

Group: Magna Powertrain

Division: E-Drive

Job Type: Permanent/Regular


ST. Valentin, ATTraiskirchen, AT

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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.

What you can expact

Do you want to create the drive systems of future electric cars? Are you excited about new and innovative concepts and technologies? Do you have a broad technical knowledge and do you like to solve complex challenges?

As senior engineer you are integrated in the advanced engineering group within an international company acting on a global scale. You assess new and innovative technologies for traction inverters especially in the field of power electronics. In close cooperation with other departments and engineering groups as well as external partners in industry and research your exciting tasks in this position include:

  • Technical lead in predevelopment projects for the power electronics of traction inverter

  • Review of the results of work packages to ensure quality standards

  • Support Project leads in planning and task definition

  • Mentoring, guidance and training of colleagues on the job

  • Independent execution of feasibility studies

  • Steering of suppliers and external partners in advanced engineering projects

  • Assessment and evaluation of new ideas in the innovation management process

  • Building and maintaining a (global) network in the specific area to ensure know how exchange

What you bring along

  • Academic degree in electrical engineering or mechanical engineer or similar

  • 5 years of professional experience in the automotive industry or with drive systems

  • Methodic way of working with focus on model-based development

  • Ability to break down and get an overview of complex challenges and systems

  • Communication and presentation skills

  • Fluent in spoken and written English, German advantageous

What we offer

After starting an extensive and structured onboarding system, where you will be supported by a mentor, you will be directly involved in the development, design and manufacturing of the world's most advanced (electric) mobility technologies. Exciting tasks and new challenges await you in a dynamic and motivated team.

Our team is spreaded through the locations St. Valentin, Traiskirchen and Lannach - so you can choose your favorite one.


As an international company, we offer attractive services such as various sports and health programs, numerous benefits at partner companies and the Magna Profit Sharing Program in addition to exciting tasks, flexible working hours and an extensive range of training and education opportunities.

  • Flexible working hours and remote work

  • Health programs, sports and team events

  • An extensive training program and exciting internal development opportunities

  • 25 vacation days per year on top of that, 12/24 and 12/31 are automatically days off and you don't have to consume a vacation day or compensatory time for those days

  • Meal allowance or cantine

  • Various benefits via the works council


For this function, we offer an attractive compensation package that matches your individual experience and qualifications. The gross monthly salary corresponding to the metal collective agreement for 38.5 hours is at least 58.500 € (p.a.). Overpayment is possible according to your experience and educational background.

Are you interested? Become part of our team!

We are looking forward to your online application (jobs.magna.com).

Additional Information

Contact person for any remaining questions:


Mag. (FH) Nicole Wurzinger, MA

T +43 664 80444-1052

For reasons of easier readability, no gender-specific differentiation is made within this job advertisement. Corresponding terms apply to all genders within the meaning of the Equal Treatment Act.

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