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Controls Engineer Tech

Job Number:  7142
Group:  Magna Powertrain
Division:  Muncie
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Muncie, IN, US, 47302




Job Number: 7142 
Group: Magna Powertrain  
Division: Muncie 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: Muncie 


Group Introduction

Transforming mobility. Making automotive technology that is smarter, cleaner, safer and lighter. That’s what we’re passionate about at Magna Powertrain, and we do it by creating world-class powertrain systems. We are a premier supplier for the global automotive industry with full capabilities in design, development, testing and manufacturing of complex powertrain systems. Our name stands for quality, environmental consciousness, and safety. Innovation is what drives us and we drive innovation. Dream big and create the future of mobility at Magna Powertrain.


Role Summary

Controls Engineering Technician to support the controls side of assembly lines, test stands, CNC machine controls, robotics, programmable controllers, inspection cameras, pc based controls, real time computer systems and instrumentation. 


Key Responsibilities

  • Troubleshoots equipment on the manufacturing shop floor as necessary to support production (CNC Machine & PLC Controls).
  • Develops electrical specifications for custom engineered equipment such as assembly lines, test stands, automated material handling, conveyance devices, and robotics.
  • Knowledge of current industrial electrical standards (NEC, NFPA 79).
  • Must be proficient at troubleshooting all types of controlled devices commonly used in manufacturing processes (programmable controllers, robotics, and CNC controls).
  • Assist Team in developing investment plans for future product/process designs, estimates costs for new plant processes (controls).
  • Utilizes problem solving techniques (8 step, design of experiments, mistake proofing) Initiates, recommends, or provides solutions through designated channels.
  • Possesses a working knowledge of IATF 16949 and/or ISO process of certification.
  • Must have experience designing controls from concept through build and installation in a high-volume manufacturing operation.
  • Familiarity with Siemens PLC (Siemens Step7 and Portal) and HMI’s, Allen-Bradley PLC (Contrologix5000, CompactLogix, Logix500) and HMI’s a must. 
  • Familiarity with Fanuc Robotics (programming and controls) is highly desirable.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, engineering technology, or other technical degrees or significant related experience plus 3 years working experience working in an automotive tier 1 or tier 2 company. 
  • Excellent oral and written skills. 
  • Capable of interfacing with corporate staff, vendors, customers, and employees.
  • Having experience with plant start ups and major product launches is a plus.

08--Engineering  F--Permanent/Regular 


Nearest Major Market: Muncie
Nearest Secondary Market: Anderson

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