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Controls Technician - 2nd Shift

Job Number:  49821
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Bowling Green Metalforming
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Bowling Green, KENTUCKY, US, 42103

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Job Number: 49821 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: Bowling Green Metalforming 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 


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

To assist maintenance in keeping the line running through their knowledge of the logic and their ability to troubleshoot the logic.

Key Responsibilities

Know and understand Bowling Green Metalforming Quality and Environmental policies.
Perform other duties as required.
Follows and supports and Magna’s operating principles, including:

  • Magna Employee Charter – Operating under its principles by treating all team members equally, fairly and with dignity and respect.
  • Abide by BGM policies and procedures as described in the most current version of the Team Member Handbook.
  • Open Door Policy – Solves issues with two-way, open and friendly communication.
  • 5S – Maintains and promotes good housekeeping by following the philosophy “Everything has a place. Everything in its place”.
  • Safety First - Obey the plant’s safety rules and procedures by wearing PPE at all times and immediately addressing all safety concerns.  Promotes an environment where zero injuries are the expected standard.
  • Promote MAFACT benchmarks to achieve World Class Manufacturing.
  • Core values – Treat all team members equally, fairly, with dignity and respect without favoritism in accordance with company values. 
  • Attend and participate in Team, Department, Plant-wide and any other meetings as required. 
  • Conduct all activities in a professional manner and positive attitude with an emphasis on personal responsibility. 

Troubleshoot various manufacturing equipment.
Support continuous improvement and lean manufacturing principles.
Troubleshoot ControlLogix/GuardLogix programs.
Make modifications to existing equipment as required.
Ethernet/IP, DeviceNet and ControlNet troubleshooting.
Maintain FactoryTalk View Studio HMI projects.
Assist in the troubleshooting of robots in both programming and electrical.

(This job description in no way implies that these are the only duties to be performed in this position. Team members will be required to follow any other job related instructions or to perform other job duties requested by their leader)

Key Qualifications/Requirements

Education and/or Experience:
High School Diploma or GED required; 2-year degree from a technical college or minimum of 5 years on-the-job training with heavy industrial manufacturing facility in skilled trade capacity preferred.
Minimum of 5 years maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Computer skills; proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel preferred
Must be at a Maintenance Tech II or above
Minimum of 1 year experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
Operate standard office equipment preferred
General knowledge of industrial maintenance with an emphasis on electrical, mechanical or controls application
Must have good mathematical and communication
Ability to read and understand schematics
Ability to use testing and troubleshooting equipment
Must have a good understanding of rigging, cranes, etc.
Must have a general knowledge of hydraulics and pneumatics
Must be able to pay good attention to detail
Must have a basic knowledge of drafting (blueprint reading, dimension drawings, etc.)
Basic knowledge of AUTOCAD

These qualifications represent the minimum requirements of the position. Team members will be required to possess the ability and aptitudes to perform the duties proficiently.

Additional Information

Quality of Work
Team Player

Physical Demands
Office and General factory environment 
Able to be flexible in hours of work on short notice in order to meet internal/external customer requirements (scheduled and non-scheduled overtime shifts, etc.)
Possible Shift Work
Ability to sit and stand for prolonged periods of time, and occasional bending and stooping.

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

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: Bowling Green

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