Job Description

Job Description & Qualifications

Internship Timeline: Approximate timeframe from late-May to mid-September (We will work to accommodate both Semester or Quarter schedules)

Position location: Oceanside, CA

General Description: As an Engineering Intern, you will support the daily work at our in-house research and development center in Oceanside CA. Our internship program gives students the opportunity to apply their classroom experience to real world projects. In addition to supporting day-to-day engineering activities, our interns will direct a summer-long project with the opportunity to cross-collaborate with multiple departments. You’ll have the opportunity to learn 3D Scanning in our metrology room, test new products on one of our 3 in-house dynamometers, and utilize additive manufacturing methods for prototyping.

• Support 3D scanning validation and forward engineering efforts
• Apply technical knowledge to innovate, design and develop processes, tooling, assembly fixtures and procedures
• Create new parts, assemblies, and technical drawings in SolidWorks
• Review individual products, processes, routings, BOMS, cycle times, and other measurements to increase capacity or reduce cost
• Manage projects involving multiple departments
• Present project at end of term to Management and Executive groups

• Currently pursuing a B.S. in Automotive, Mechanical, or Manufacturing Engineering related degree
• Experience with CAD Software (SolidWorks preferred)
• Ability to read and interpret mechanical drawings
• Good understanding of fabrication and manufacturing processes
• Hands-on experience is a must
• Confident Interpersonal Team Communication Skills
• Ability to work self-directed and as a member of a team
• Passion for all things automotive
• Previous internship and/or project experience is a plus

Physical Requirements:
Must be able to sit and stand intermittently, use a keyboard, climb stairs occasionally, and lift up to 25 pounds with or without accommodations. These duties may be expanded, deleted, or changed at any time per management’s discretion.

Recruiting Process:
The intern candidate evaluation process has been designed to allow both the candidate and MagnaFlow the time necessary to gain a solid, candid understanding of one another to ensure the candidate will be successful in the internship.

The evaluation process will include a combination of phone and video interviews. During the process, the candidate will have the opportunity to speak with members of Engineering, Executive Management and Human Resources.

What’s In It For You?
• We Pay You! -- Get paid $25 an hour for the entire summer.
• Tangible results – Know and understand in-depth the problems you are working to solve.
• Experience in action – Learn how various teams throughout the organization collaborate and align on multiple business priorities simultaneously.
• Leadership mentoring – Meet with the MagnaFlow leadership team members to see how they got where they are now.
• Network with our other summer interns to share your experiences – Excellent opportunity to network and compare what you are learning with like-minded people and establish long-term professional relationships.
• Solving real business problems alongside our team of developers – Solve a business problem from start to finish with the help of our team.
• Project presentation with key stake holders of the business – Present a project you started and completed at the end of the summer to the leadership team.
• MagnaFlow SWAG – You get cool MagnaFlow SWAG to wear.
• Paid Holidays – Get the same holiday benefits that our team members enjoy.


Please answer the below questions (at least 2-3 sentences), and submit this page together with your resume. Phone / video interviews will be scheduled during the month of January 2021.

1. What experience or interest do you have with the automotive industry?
2. Why do you want to work for MagnaFlow?
3. What separates you / your candidacy from your peers in your field of study?
4. What are you looking to learn during an internship opportunity at MagnaFlow?
5. Describe a scenario where you solved a problem on a project that had minimal instruction.
6. Tell us something unique about you as an individual that may not come through from your resume.
7. If selected for the internship, what dates will you be available to work?

Application Instructions

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