Employee Stories


Specialist Product Innovation, St. Valentin

"At Magna Powertrain, we develop the next generation of drive systems for electric and hybrid vehicles. I find it fascinating being able to help shape the future of mobility as part of a young team and at the same time help solve the environmental problems that we’re currently facing. On top of that, our work in the field of electromobility is incredibly exciting and varied from a technical point of view."


Engineer Engine Calibration, St. Valentin

"The variety of projects and activities in my field of work means that every day is an interesting and varied one. Together with a motivated and experienced team, we develop cutting-edge engine and hybrid systems in the office, at the test benches, and on our in-house test track. My thesis at ECS laid the foundation for my career at Magna."


Sr. Manager Human Resources, St. Valentin

"It’s incredibly important to Magna that employees grow within the company, expand their expertise, and have the opportunity to take on responsibility. I was also offered this opportunity, and each step of my career was supported by mentoring that focused on achieving my next set of goals."


Senior Manager Vehicle Systems, St. Valentin

"Magna offers excellent development opportunities thanks to its high level of cross-location networking and diverse product portfolio. I myself had the chance to gain insights into different areas and ultimately to take on responsibility for staff."


Engineer Embedded Software, St. Valentin

"I really appreciate the wonderful working atmosphere as well as the great employee offers. We are offered the chance to participate in countless team events to help us grow together as a department. I also really enjoy the group leisure activities such as our weekly game of beach volleyball. These kinds of activities are exactly why it was so easy for me to integrate into the team when I first started."


Manager Fatigue Testing, St. Valentin

"I started my career at Magna as a designer 12 years ago. The cross-location talent programs have helped me to develop professionally and personally over the years and to take on a global leadership role. That’s why there’s all the more reason for me to see it as my duty as a manager to lead by example, to be reliable, and to act with integrity."


Engineering OBD & Methodology, St. Valentin

"I started my career at Magna Powertrain as a working student. This enabled me to get a good insight into the company. I was particularly impressed by how much I was involved in a wide variety of projects right from day one. I can’t imagine a better employer because the team spirit and sense of support within the department is great and the work is interesting."