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Controls Engineer

Job Number:  58417
Group:  Magna Seating
Division:  Excelsior Springs
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Excelsior Springs, MISSOURI, US, 64024

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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

Magna is an innovative leader in the development and manufacturing of seating structures, foam and trim, mechanisms, and complete seats for global automotive, heavy truck and bus industries. Seating is at the center of the consumer vehicle experience and our seating solutions are developed from consumer research, prioritizing comfort, convenience and connectivity.


Role Summary

The Controls Engineer will ensure that all systems are functioning as well as troubleshoot any problems during the assigned work shift.

Key Responsibilities

Oversees the operation and programming of all industrial control systems and equipment. Determines industrial controls needs with respect to the current operation and plans for future controls needs. Interacts with engineering, maintenance and operations concerning controls systems issues and solutions. Ensures the proper operations of the following systems – PLC Systems, VFD’s, HMIs, Control Networks, Windows Servers, WAN, LAN, and desktop PC’s.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • A four-year degree with a minimum of two (2) years of related work experience in computer information systems, engineering OR the equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Must have ability troubleshoot Rockwell automation products including Allen-Bradley CompactLogix and ControlLogix programs.
  • Must have previous experience working with PLC & HMI
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Flexibility with work assignments and hours
  • Ignition Software experience preferred

Additional Information

Benefits available from date of hire including all family members.  Extremely low to zero premiums for all benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Rx, Life insurance, Short and Long Term disability, 401k plan, and profit sharing.

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: Kansas City

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