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Controls Technician-off shift

Job Number:  60105
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Cosma Body Assembly Michigan
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

New Hudson, MICHIGAN, US, 48165

Work Style: 

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.


Position Summary

The Controls Technician will provide support, leadership and direction to the Operations Team in the development of standards and specifications as it pertains to new equipment and to Maintenance Technicians on the controls function for the Maintenance Department. We have two positions: one with hours from 1:30 pm to 9:30 pm and one with hours from 5:30 pm to 1:30 am. 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Supports engineering in the development of standards and specifications, including a complete purchase parts list related to controls systems.
  • Provides technical support for controls systems during the introduction of new equipment. Assembles and installs new equipment and supervises equipment assembly and installation.
  • Ensures proper controls-specific documentation delivery from the Original Equipment Manufacturer(s) and maintains documents (e.g., electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic schematics, panel layouts, PLC, operator display, operator interface, robot programs, and machine power distribution) throughout equipment life cycle; and documents any changes during that time.
  • Plans the updates, modifications, and continuous improvement of existing controls systems including robotic programs, ladder logic programs, relay logic, electrical distribution, motor controls, operator interface, hydraulics, and pneumatics distribution and control.
  • Design and write advanced electrical controls programs as required.
  • Provides technical support to the Assembly Department for resolving PLC, weld controls and robotic systems.

Required Education, Skills and Experience

  • Associate Degree in Electronics from a minimum 2 year College or Technical school i.e., Electrical Engineering, Industrial Technology or Industrial Electrical License preferred.
  • 2-4 Years' work experience with Rockwell, Allen Bradley, Fanuc, RS Logix5000, Factory Talk, various vision systems and Ethernet controls systems required
  • Create, read, understand and modify electrical prints and specifications
  • Working knowledge of HMI’s and the ability to add, edit or remove functions from HMI’s.
  • Working knowledge of resistance spot and GMAW.
  • Experience with Bosch weld controls.

Additional Information

  • Excellent math skills with the ability to apply to analyze data.
  • Ability to demonstrate and use Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, PanelBuilder, EPLAN
  • Ability to understand, anticipate and follow direction while exercising maturity of judgement.
  • Ability to work well in a fast paced environment and with a variable workload
  • Possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Travel and overtime may be required to meet customer expectations. A valid driver’s license and passport are required for travel. The Controls tech works in a manufacturing plant environment and will be exposed to some elements such as temperature and noise.

Benefit package after 30 days includes, Medical, Dental, Vision, Short Term and Long Term Disability, 401(k) 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: Detroit

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