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Industry 4.0 Engineer

Job Number:  60104
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Bowling Green Metalforming
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Bowling Green, KENTUCKY, US, 42103

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Job Number: 60104 
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

The Industry 4.0 Engineer will work with crossfunctional teams to identify opportunities for process improvements than can benefit from the application of Industry 4.0 technologies. This will primarily consist of researching potential use-cases that are candidates for digital transformation by analyzing and documenting manufacturing processes and their financial and operational impact in the current state, as well as estimating ROI after implementing improvements.  The Engineer will work with Process Engineers, Controls Engineers, and IT to develop the necessary scope of work, secure OpEx or CapEx funding, and to act as a project manager to implement the collection of data from sources to include, but not limited to, machine condition monitoring data, downtime data, scrap data, variable measurement data, energy usage data, production scheduling data, abnormal event logging and control data, and cycle time data.  The Engineer will also be responsible for analyzing the data after implementation and using that data to suggest operational improvements and measure their effectiveness.

Key Responsibilities

(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)
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. 
Contribute to continuous improvement and cost reduction activities.
Establish, monitor, and control timeline planning.
Review, monitor and control capital budgets.
Prepare presentations to engineering and management teams.
Work in a safe, organized, effective, efficient, and proactive manner.
Lead the Industry 4.0 solutions implementation for BGM driving standardization in line with the corporate platform.
Participate in meetings to bring together shop floor and manufacturing with IT during implementation.
Creating long-term and short-term plans, including setting targets for milestones and adhering to deadlines for projects in Industry 4.0 manufacturing transformations.
Responsible for analyzing the scope of work and assisting in the development of manpower plan requirements to complete projects within time constraints defined in the project timeline.
Making effective decisions and recommendations to leadership when presented with multiple options for how to progress with the project.
Serving as a point of contact for teams when multiple units are assigned to the same project to ensure team actions remain in synergy.
Works with the IT Manager to create project timelines for design tasks from critical project milestones.
Responsible for leading cross-functional teams. 
Drive 4.0 collaboration within Magna to leverage value from a networked organization.
Stay connected with the industry to ensure that the best in class industry technology is reflected in platform and product strategic roadmaps.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

Education and/or Experience:
High School diploma or GED
Post-secondary Engineering education preferred, or related experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Computer skills; proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel 
Minimum of 5 years experience in a manufacturing environment 
Minimum 1 year experience in troubleshooting, repairing and improving systems preferred
Operate standard office equipment 
Data analysis 
Working knowledge of IT and OT platforms (MES, cloud technologies).
Demonstrate a growth mindset. Possess curiosity and sees failure as a learning opportunity

Additional Information

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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: Bowling Green

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