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Process Engineer

Job Number:  10363
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Magna Electric Vehicle Structures
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

St. Clair, MI, US, 48079





Job Number: 10363 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: Magna Electric Vehicle Structures 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: St. Clair 




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.


Magna Electric Vehicle Structures - Michigan, part of Cosma International, a division of Magna International, represents the most diversified automotive supplier in the world. We are a leading global automotive supplier with 347 manufacturing operations and 92 product development, engineering and sales centers in 28 countries. We have over 168,000 employees focused on delivering superior value to our customers through innovative processes and world-class manufacturing. With a focus on battery tray production and vehicle electrification, MEVS is manufacturing the future of mobility. The culture at MEVS focuses on job security, with employees being given the opportunity for continuous training, advancement within the skill/trade, and potential for growth within our safe work environment.



Role Summary

The Process Engineer Robotics will provide technical robotic expertise to all applicable areas of the division.  This position is responsible for driving robot process standards in the plant.  This position will be for a greenfield facility in Southeast Mcihigan.

Key Responsibilities

 Provide technical robot expertise to division personnel to support existing and new customer programs.
• Develop best robot practices and build processes to implement them as standards across division.
• Lead robot safety objectives in plant
• Evaluate the efficiency and reliability of industrial robotic systems, reprogramming or calibrating to achieve maximum quantity and quality.
• Ability to perform electrical diagnosis, recommend repair or repair as needed.
• Maintain accurate documentation resulting in shared knowledge of issues and lessons learned.
• Troubleshoot and train others on identifying root causes of equipment failures. Ensure that line is built in accordance to all aspects of the latest version of the build standards.
• Utilize good working knowledge of all technologies used in the development and build of automated assembly lines. Execute equipment efficiency studies, through time and motion studies, or standard data to ensure effective line balancing.
• Work to achieve Company goals, objectives as communicated by divisional leadership.
• Complies with, supports and models Magna’s operational procedures/policies, Employee Handbook, and Magna’s Employee’s Charter, Corporate Constitution, and Operational Principles.
• Complies with relevant Quality and Environmental programs (e.g. TS16949, ISO14001).
• Complies with all Health and Safety programs in accordance with OSHA. Follows and ensures Company procedures regarding safety rules and regulations are followed.
• Possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Conducts themselves in a professional manner.
• Keeps work area clean and tidy.
• Other duties as required.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

• 5+ years experience with robots and PLC control systems in a robotic welding process environment, preferably in an industrial automotive setting.
• High School Diploma or GED and at least a 2-year degree from an accredited technical college or post-secondary school with emphasis on Robotics.
• Fanuc DCS Certification
• Experience with Robcad
• Experience with AutoCAD, CAD viewer programs.
• Familiar with Advanced Product Quality Planning methods.
• Familiarity with Engineering and Quality practices and procedures including PPAP, blueprint reading, GD&T, use of measuring instruments, checking aids/fixtures, mechanical testing, etc.
• Experience/knowledge in robotic programming for welding processes (Fanuc programming an asset).
• Familiarity with electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic equipment.
• Knowledge of GM weld standards and specifications.
• Knowledge of AWS and RWMA standards.
• Computer skills in Microsoft office suite.
• Ability to prepare, read, write, and interpret written reports, procedures, instructions and guidelines.
• Demonstrate a maturity of judgement, leadership skills, attention to detail and exceptional organizational, listening, communication and presentation skills in all aspects of the job function.
• Advanced math skills with the ability to apply to cost and analyze data.
• Ability to analyze and troubleshoot equipment, processes, etc.
• Ability to work flexible hours in a fast-paced environment in order to meet customer requirements
• Must be able to interact effectively with other team members
• Able to appreciate and maintain proper level of confidentiality, using discretion and tact.

Additional Information

Under the general direction of the Engineering Manager, the Process Engineer Robotics works independently and confers regularly with division, corporate, contractors, customer, and supplier staff specialists.  A valid Driver’s License is required for day travel with the occasional overnight stay.  A valid passport or equivalent which allows the Process Engineer Robotics to travel to attend customer and potential integrator/supplier meetings is necessary.  Some travel and overtime may be required to meet customer expectations.  Must be able to perform physical activities, such as, but not limited to: lifting equipment (up to 40 lbs. unassisted), bending, standing, climbing or walking. Must be able to safely use manual tools and power equipment commonly used in the workplace. May be exposed to elements such as temperature and noise during time spent in the plant.

Nearest Major Market: Port Huron
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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