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Robotics Engineer

Job Number:  22885
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  LMV Automotive Systems
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

LIBERTY, US, 64068




Job Number: 22885 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: LMV Automotive Systems 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: LIBERTY 



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

Provide technical expertise for robotic applications to ensure product quality and continuous improvement to the manufacturing processes. Responsible for troubleshooting robotic systems, performing preventative and predictive maintenance on systems to minimize downtime, while keeping safety as a priority. Provide training and technical support to Production and Skilled Trade Team Members.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure that operator safety devices function properly.
  • Program complex robotic systems, such as vision systems.
  • Perform preventive or corrective maintenance on robotic systems or components.
  • Evaluate the efficiency and reliability of industrial robotic systems, reprogramming or calibrating to achieve maximum quantity and quality
  • Provide support to assembly operators and plant skill trades about robots functionality
  • Ability to perform electrical diagnosis, recommend repair or repair as needed
  • Support goal of achieving first time quality and efficiency. 
  • Maintain accurate documentation resulting in shared knowledge of issues and lessons learned.
  • Troubleshoot and train others on identifying root causes of equipment failures. 
  • Facilitate on-the-job team member training. 
  • Oversee all upgrades and programming changes.
  • Ensure that line is built in accordance to all aspects of the latest version of the LMV Automotive Systems build standards.
  • Utilize good working knowledge of all technologies used in the development and build of automated assembly lines.
  • Ensure effective deployment of all available resources.
  • Develop and implement innovative solutions to manufacturing issues related to product development or enhancement. 
  • Execute equipment efficiency studies, through time and motion studies, or standard data to ensure effective line balancing. 
  • Monitor and maintain good housekeeping.
  • Handle confidential information on a regular basis
  • Follows and supports LMV Automotive Systems’ and Magna’s operating principles, including:
    • Magna Employee Charter – Operating under its principles by treating all associates 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 is the expected standard.
    • Company quality and environmental policies.
  • Supports efforts to achieve department and plant goals on Employee Opinion Survey.
  • Follow all plant safety policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Key Qualifications/Requirements

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Has a responsibility to help develop all maintenance apprentices and give guidance where needed.

Qualifications: (These qualifications represent the minimum requirements of the position. Associates will be required to possess the ability and aptitudes to perform the duties proficiently.)

Education and/or Experience:

  • Must have high school diploma or GED.
  • 2-year degree from an accredited technical college or post-secondary school with emphasis on Robotics
  • AutoCAD, CAD viewer programs and Robotic Programming
  • Robot programming and integration of associated systems in a manufacturing environment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts as appropriate.
  • Computer proficiency, Microsoft Word, Excel etc.
  • Must have good organizational skills.  
  • Must exhibit high integrity and honesty.
  • Ability to read, write, analyze, and interpret technical procedures, blueprints, diagrams, schematics, equipment instructions, requirements and business correspondences.
  • Ability to effectively and appropriately present information and respond to questions from various groups.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

Physical Demands

  • 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 common in the construction trades.
  • Must be able to handle hazardous materials safely and tolerate exposure to electrical and other environmental hazards.

Additional Information

Environmental Conditions:

  • Must be able to work in various locations within and outside the manufacturing plant.
  • Must be able to rotate working shifts and weekend overtime to meet department requirements with a minimum amount of supervision.
  • Exposed regularly to elements such as temperature and noise.    
  • Safety precautions to be observed in the maintenance and installation of electronic and mechanical equipment.
  • Must be comfortable with working at heights and within confined spaces.

Environmental, Health & Safety:

  • Support and comply with all TS16949 & ISO14001 procedures and work instructions.
  • Support a safe and healthful work environment that is free of recognized hazards for all employees, contractors and visitors.
  • Cooperate with all local, state and federal agencies, such as OSHA or the EPA, in the event of an inspection.
  • Know and follow all applicable EH&S Policies and Procedures.

Nearest Major Market: Kansas City

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