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Controls Engineer

Job Number:  57350
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Magna Structures Tennessee, LLC.
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Ethridge, TENNESSEE, US, 38456

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Job Number: 57350
Division: Magna Structures Tennessee LLC.
Job Type: Controls Engineer
Location: Lawrenceburg, Tennessee


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

This position is for a new Greenfield facility that will be located in Lawrenceburg, TN. Under the general direction of the maintenance manager, the controls engineer works independently and confers regularly with division and corporate employees, contractors, customers, and suppliers. The controls engineer will provide support, leadership, and direction to the engineering team in the development of standards and specifications as it pertains to new equipment and to increase uptime, throughput, efficiency, and quality, through the process of maintaining, designing, developing, and continuously improving our equipment. This position is also available in our other Greenfield facility in Stanton, TN.

Key Responsibilities

Perform continuous improvement activities to improve safety, increase productivity and reduce production cost, by development and improvement of electrical control systems.
Ensure up to date backups for PLCs, HMIs, Robots, and any other digital controller in the plant.
Assist in electrical documentation of control systems and power distribution.
Assist in product selection as it pertains to controls design.
Maintain awareness of existing and emerging technologies in PLC, Robots, instrumentation, and computer systems
Provide training and guidance to maintenance personnel related to control systems.
Consider safety as top priority in design and implementation of any control system.
Assist the maintenance department in the troubleshooting and repair of electrical problems as required.
Work with maintenance to develop PM strategies and identify areas of improvement.
Update electrical schematics ensuring that all electrical codes are adhered to.
Participation in pre-design reviews for new machinery
Direct contractors and employees to implement control systems following the plant specifications.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

   Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience

 Minimum 7 years’ experience in automotive and manufacturing environment
 Experience with Fanuc robots, and able to troubleshoot code & touch-up points.
  Experience applying machine safety requirements (ISO 12100 & 13849)

 Familiar with RSLogix5000, RSLinx, RSNetworx, and FactoryTalk View
Knowledge of efficiency tracking, root cause analysis, and KPIs
Knowledge of electrical code (NEC and NFPA)
Competent with AutoCAD Electrical
Preferred - Licensed Industrial Electrician with apprenticeship.

What We Offer

  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription
  • Paid Vacation/Holidays
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • 401K match
  • A great work environment with an amazing team.

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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