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Electrical Controls Engineer

Job Number:  46403
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Vehtek Systems Inc
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 46403 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: Vehtek Systems Inc 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 


Group Description

Vehtek Systems (a division of Magna International) is located in Bowling Green, Ohio. Vehtek is a Class A automotive stamping and assembly facility manufacturing automotive body system components for GM, Ford, FCA, Honda and other aftermarket customers. We operate a 500,000 square foot facility with approximately 1,000 employees. We offer a market competitive wage and benefit package including a 401(k) with company match, 3 levels of PPO medical, dental and vision insurance (eligible after 30 days), profit sharing program, and numerous other benefits including paid time off, holidays, and others.


Role Summary

This position is responsible for all plant machine control systems and documentation, and for working with Engineering on new machine controls and standards.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability and essential duties required to successfully perform this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Key Responsibilities

· Update, modify, and continuously improve existing controls systems including robotic programs, ladder logic programs, relay logic, electrical distribution, motor controls, operator interface, hydraulics, and pneumatics distribution and control

· Design and develop new machine controls including robotic, electrical, electronic, hydraulic, pneumatic and vision systems

· Coordinate with engineering and maintenance on existing machine control modifications to robotic, electrical, electronic, hydraulic, pneumatic and vision systems

· Create, maintain and keep current all hard copies and electronic data bases: all electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic schematics; panel layouts; PLC, operator display, operator interface, and robot programs; machine power distribution and all related vendor controls component part documentation

· Schedule and complete back ups of all electronic machine control and robotic programs on set schedule

· Implement and maintain data collection system from shop floor processing equipment

· Maintain and expand existing plant floor machine control to Ethernet gateways, links and connections

· Maintain all sub machine control data highways

· Maintain and update controls portion of machine standards

· Coordinate with and aid company systems personnel with plant floor Ethernet machine drop routing and Ethernet message traffic control

· Complete correspondence, forms and reports using personal computer and applicable software

· Handle confidential information on a regular basis

· Promote and facilitate Open Door process, effective communication and Fair Treatment

· Participate in Continual Improvement activities

· Adhere to customer requirements, Business Operating System and company policies

· Perform other duties as assigned

Key Qualifications/Requirements

· Bachelors degree in a related discipline, i.e. Electrical Engineering, Industrial Technology, etc., or equivalent experience and education

· Electrical controls engineering background desired

· Complete knowledge of and ability to design and use relay logic, ladder logic, pneumatic logic and hydraulic logic

· Complete knowledge of and ability to use RS232, RS422, DH485, Ethernet, DH+, Device Net, Control Net and remote I/O communications protocol

· Understanding of and ability to use java C+, C++ and Visual Basic

· Complete understanding and ability to use Excel, Word, Access, Acad 2000 or Acad 2000LT, and all related computer software for machine programming, backup and monitoring

· Experience with Siemens is preferred. 

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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: Toledo
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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