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Controls Systems Specialist

Job Number:  42837
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Modatek Systems
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 42837 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: Modatek Systems 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: MILTON 


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 required to work with suppliers and all departments on the development of new products and tools in order to meet customer and QS9000/IATF 16949 requirements.  This includes all quality related aspects of PPAP, prototype and ongoing product development.

Key Responsibilities

•    Must be capable of handling projects from inception to completion; including developing training plans and developing training programs
•    Experience in Assembly tooling, automation, welding and robots
•    Establish and follow-up full project implementation, including timing, concept, feasibility design, specifications, construction and commissioning, as required
•    Provides support in testing, repairing, calibrating electric or electronic components
•    Maintains and upgrades PLC software; assist in training Team Members on electronic equipment, as required.
•    Suggest and implement improvements to internal processes, information and procedures.
•    Analyze, record and charts all documentation required for maintenance records and projects
•    Prepare drawings, material specifications to requisition, as required by vendors or other departments.
•    Demonstrates a sense of urgency in achieving results
•    Develop controls, drawings and design concepts
•    Deals with various vendors; both supplier and equipment suppliers
•    Responsible for ensuring an adequate inventory of replacement materials / replacement parts is available; Completing requisitions and obtaining appropriate signatures; follow-up to ensure delivery 
•    Participate in ongoing Cross-Training, Multi-Skilling activities within the organization
•    Train and monitor Team Members selected to operate the equipment and systems
•    Assist in training of Technical Team Members, as required
•    Assist in establishing preventative maintenance programs
•    Know and understand process documentation and customer specific requirements, as they relate to this job function
•    Perform other duties as required
•    Required to adhere to all Health and Safety programs in accordance with the O.H.S.A.  
•    Required to wear all personal protective equipment for the designated working area and/or job assignment.
•    Follow and ensure the company’s procedures regarding safety rules and regulations are followed throughout the plant.
•    Ensure that you work and operate equipment according to the company’s safety rules and regulations.
•    Ensure that your department is clean, tidy, organized and a safe workplace at all times.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

•    Candidate must have a degree / diploma in electrical controls with a minimum of 4 to 6 years’ experience troubleshooting and programming PLC’s, preferably in an automotive or related industrial environment
•    Proof of Z462 Arc Flash Certification training required
•    Capable of reading and editing electrical, mechanical and layout drawings 
•    Experience working with all Rockwell software, including a solid understanding of hardware and software installation, configuration and tuning
•    Must have a strong technical background in PLC networking, Allen Bradley and Siemens networking, including Ethernet TCP/IP networks
•    Proven background in successful project management
•    Working knowledge of all safety standards 
•    PLC programming and troubleshooting experience with Allen Bradley and Siemens
•    Robotic experience, programming and troubleshooting all Fanuc and Kuka robots
•    Must demonstrate maturity of judgment and possess positive human relations and leadership skills
•    Required to work overtime or varying shifts to meet customer needs as required
•    Excellent organizational, interpersonal and problem-solving skills
•    Ability to work independently and without supervision
•    Demonstrates a sense of urgency in achieving results
•    Physically able to perform the essential duties of the position.
•    Demonstrates the ability to work effectively within team environment
•    Follow and comply with all Operational Procedures / Policies as stated in the Employee Handbook, Quality and Environmental programs (i.e. QS9000, IATF 16949)
•    Perform other duties as required.

Additional Information

Division Description
Located in Milton, Ontario, Modatek Systems is a division of Magna International. At Modatek, our dedicated team produce chassis systems utilizing innovative hydroforming, automated welding, and electrostatic coating processes within a large, safety-focused facility.
What we have to offer
Our people are our greatest asset. As a valued Modatek team member, we offer you:
•    A great work experience with a dedicated and diverse workforce
•    A focus on safety, health and wellness, including a corporate wellness program, fitness membership discounts, and a subsidized cafeteria with health conscious options
•    Competitive extended health benefits
•    A group RRSP with employer matching
•    Participation in the Employee Equity and Profit Sharing Plan
•    Company paid uniforms, allowances for prescription safety glasses, earplugs and safety shoes
•    Staff appreciation events
•    Continuous training and development, including an educational reimbursement program
Accommodations for disabilities in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.

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.

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