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Automation Engineer

Job Number:  62068
Group:  Magna Exteriors
Division:  Decostar Georgia
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular
Location: 

Carrollton, GEORGIA, US, 30117

Work Style: 

Magna

 

Job Number: 62068 
Group: Magna Exteriors  
Division: Decostar Georgia 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: CARROLLTON 

 

Group Description

The Magna Exteriors portfolio of products includes access systems such as liftgates, exterior trim, modular systems, front-end modules including fascia, active aerodynamic systems and other lightweight structural components for automotive, commercial truck and other industrial markets.

Recognized globally as an innovator in all aspects of vehicle exteriors, Magna provides everything needed, from materials development and design through manufacturing and assembly, to help automakers create sleek, state-of-the-art vehicles across the world.

 

Role Summary

This position reports directly to the Dept. Manager and is responsible for the general and specific job duties as described below.

Key Responsibilities

  • To exhibit a fair and consistent management approach that follows the principles outlined in The Magna Employee’s Charter to ensure a satisfied and productive employee workplace.
  • To identify growth and developmental opportunities and on-going training needs of personnel that will provide for an overall positive working environment.
  • To follow Company policies and display conduct expected of Decostar employees as described in the employee handbook.
  • To persuade and support the following of Company policies and business objectives in the daily management of the operations of the Company.
  • To meet and maintain all customer quality standards as well as the standards of Decostar.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Manage all aspects of The Magna Employee’s Charter and ensure that the charter is adhered to by all Decostar staff by providing guidance and leading by example.
  • To ensure that automation/robotic technical support is provided to all pertinent production department employees. This responsibility is geared towards a “train the trainer” approach with the goal of delivering first-class customer-service.
  • Participate in new program launch activities with the specific goal of assisting in the identification, installation and commissioning of the needed capital assets to support production requirements.
  • Coordinate training activities for appropriate personnel regarding the design intent, operation, and maintenance of automation and/or robotic system equipment.
  • Provide engineering support to the Manager of Operations with respect to automated and robotic systems.
  • Participate fully in Decostar continuous improvement team activities as directed by the Manager of Operations to ensure CI goals are met.
  • Coordinate new projects and/or engineering modifications as assigned. Ensure all work is in accordance with all local, state and federal regulations. 
  • Assume project management responsibilities for any project assigned by the Manager of Operations and ensure that all timelines are met.
  • Assist as required in writing bid specifications for potential vendors for specific projects and create bid comparison matrices for the purposes of vendor selection.
  • Provide regular progress reports on the timeline schedules for all projects.
  • Continuously review and consider new technologies as they might apply to Decostar Industries. Make recommendations to the Manager of Operations for considering introduction of new technologies to the plant floor and be able to demonstrate the feasibility and justification for such technologies.
  • Provide automation and robotics support as required as it applies to all aspects of current and any future production systems.
  • Perform other duties as directed.

Education/Skills/Experience Requirements

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study required. Minimum ten years work related experience may be substituted in lieu of degree. Work experience combined with current schooling towards degree will be considered.
  • Must have 4 years minimum experience in programming Fanuc, Sepro, Motoman and/or other robot systems. Must be able to develop path programming from scratch, along with programming all sub-system interfaces (light curtains, safety circuits, other process equipment, SPI interfaces, etc…)
  • Must have two year’s minimum experience in programming PLC’s.
  • Two years minimum experience in creating drawings in AutoCAD 2010 or newer preferred
  • Must be experienced in reading mechanical, system and layout drawings.
  • Must exhibit strong PC skills.
  • Must have strong engineering project management experience. 
  • Must have a demonstrated understanding of electrical and mechanical equipment and operational principles of mechanical components and systems.
  • Demonstrated exceptional oral and written communication skills required.
  • Demonstrated excellent leadership skills required

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.


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