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Maintenance Control Engineer

Job Number:  41735
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  CCMi
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular
Location: 

BATTLE CREEK, MICHIGAN, US, 49037

Magna

 

Job Number: 41735 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: CCMi 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: BATTLE CREEK 

 

Group Description

Cosma provides a comprehensive range of body, chassis and engineering solutions to global customers. Through our robust product engineering, outstanding tooling capabilities and diverse process expertise, we continue to bring lightweight and innovative products to market.

 

Role Summary

Summary of Responsibilities
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

Essential Duties and 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 backups 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
  • Encourage safety and housekeeping practices and lead by example
  • 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


Qualifications

  • Able to demonstrate understanding of how job performance affects product quality and customer satisfaction
  • Able to work well with others; build and maintain positive Team Member relations
  • Able to prepare, read and interpret written reports, instructions, procedures and guidelines
  • Able to effectively present information and respond to questions from management, Team Members, suppliers and customers
  • Able to read and interpret blueprints and schematics
  • Able to maintain confidentiality, and use discretion and tact
  • Able to manage and schedule multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Able to work flexible hours to be available for three shifts and weekends
  • Able to use computer and software as required
  • Must be able to understand written instructions

Additional Information


Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline, i.e. Electrical Engineering, Industrial Technology, etc., or 10 plus years equivalent experience and education.
  • Electrical controls engineering background desired.
  • Complete knowledge of and ability to trouble shoot and program 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.
  • 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 Processors and Fanuc Robots.

Work Environment

  • Work environment includes office and manufacturing plant floor.  
  • The individual must be able to perform all essential functions as appropriate on the plant floor, in meetings, and with Team Members, management, customers and suppliers. The plant floor is characterized by extreme heat; loud noise and considerable tow motor traffic.
  • Flexible hours and overtime as required

Other Considerations

  • This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the Team Member occupying this position. Team Members will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their direct manager.
  • A review of this description has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and requirements are essential job functions.
  • Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other Team Members.
  • Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.
  • This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise.
     

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Nearest Major Market: Battle Creek
Nearest Secondary Market: Kalamazoo

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