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Manufacturing Engineer - Industry 4.0

Job Number:  65569
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Magna Structures Tennessee, LLC.
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Ethridge, TENNESSEE, US, 38456

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Job Number: 65569

Group: Cosma  
Division: Magna Structures Tennessee 
Job Type: Manufacturing Engineer - Industry 4.0 
Location: Lawrenceburg, Tennessee 


About us

We see a future where everyone can live and move without limitations. That’s why we are developing technologies, systems and concepts that make vehicles safer and cleaner, while serving our communities, the planet and, above all, people.


Forward. For all.


Group Summary

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.

About the Role

Transform today’s manufacturing by developing standard PLC and equipment programming concepts to support Magna Structures Tennessee implementing an IoT architecture. The Industry 4.0 Engineer would be responsible for developing the integration between the systems and production lines and implementing streaming machine controls.

Your Responsibilities

Managing system integrators, build the architecture with the infrastructure, machine sensors and systems
Support multiple on-going projects in a fast-paced environment.
Explain technical concepts and analysis implications clearly to a wide audience and be able to translate business objectives into actionable analysis.
Brainstorming for new ideas and ways to improve development and delivery.
Developing KPIs, metrics, and other monitoring tools to track I4.0 production environments.
Providing detailed specifications for proposed solutions including materials, external services and internal resources required
Working with source control tools 
Actively troubleshooting any issues that arise during testing and production.
Performing additional duties as assigned
Acting with honesty and integrity, and make ethical business choices in accordance with Magna’s Compliance Policies and Procedures
Understand and implement Magna Industry 4.0 Architecture and standard concepts.
Know and understand Magna Structures Tennessee quality policies.
Follow and support MST and Magna’s operating principles, including:
Magna Employee Charter- Operating under its principles by treating all employees equally, fairly and with dignity and respect. 
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.
Company quality and environmental policies
Core values- treat all employees equally, fairly, with dignity and respect, without favoritism in accordance with company values. 

Be available on an “on call” basis to handle emergencies during off shifts
Minimum 4 plus (4+) years in industries and automation process
Strong knowledge of Industry 4.0 integration
Proven leader
Act as the subject matter expert for IOT Development. 
Facilitate discussions with all departments regarding business challenges. 
Trial and prove out any new proposed ideas for system utilization
Collaborate with developers, programmers and designers in conceptualizing and developing system enhancements to either CMS, FunnelCloud, etc.
Develop and run simple queries as part of the data analysis responsibility.

Who we are looking for

Your preferred qualifications

Understanding of multiple computer programming languages (ex: JavaScript, C#, Python, C++, Java)
Experience with databases and different types of data storage
Strong experience with relational databases like SQL Server
In-depth understanding of database management systems, online analytical processing (OLAP) and ETL (Extract, transform, load) framework.
Experience with the MQTT protocol
Time and project management skills, with the capability to prioritize and multitask as needed
Strong analytical and problem-solving ability to design an effective solution
Familiarity with BI technologies (ex., Microsoft Power BI)
PLC programming background in Siemens and Rockwell controllers among others
Ability to interact well with others in a selfless manner. Need to be able to work well in a group without being domineering or condescending.
Should be flexible to adapt to new technologies. 
Needs to be able to work under time constraints with a quick response under pressures, which are sometimes dictates by the production floor

Some of the equipment and tools used are computer, telephone.
Build a working knowledge of PCLs and how to integrate with the production manager product. 
Knowledge of manufacturing is a requirement. 
Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Products 
Knowledge in ERP and MES systems.

College or university degree. Degree should be in computer science or information systems. 

Proven experience in a similar support role. This will not be an entry level position. 
Experience working with MES , MQTT and Brokers
Experience working within the automotive industry 
Background working with database query tools
Background in automation

What we offer

Competitive Salary, Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription, Paid Vacation, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, and 401K match.

Site Benefits

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: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: Nashville

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