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Industrial Electrician

Job Number:  46598
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Drive Automotive
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Piedmont, SOUTH CAROLINA, US, 29673

Electrician - Press Maintenance

Role Summary

Purpose and Responsibility of the Position:

The Press Maintenance Electrician is responsible for maintaining and repairing production equipment in the press shop which includes presses, transfers, automation, de-stackers, blanking lines, cranes, scrap conveyor controls and electrical components installed in dies.

The Press Maintenance Electrician is responsible to ensure that the Customer, People, and Investor goals are balanced and met.

Key Responsibilities

Essential Functions of the Position:

  • Support our customer – Press Shop
  • Troubleshoot of production and non-production equipment
  • Troubleshoot and program Siemens S5 and S7 PLCs, Beckhoff PC-based controls, and other PLC and control systems.
  • Troubleshoot robot/robot controllers and perform teach-ins on new jobs as required
  • Troubleshoot servo drives and other drive controllers
  • Repair and maintain press shop equipment
  • Implement continuous improvements
  • Perform daily checks and preventative maintenance
  • Work on press shop projects as needed
  • Check, maintain and install electrical components on our production dies
  • Help during teach-in of new tooling
  • Optimize presses and automation to improve cycle time
  • Keep equipment assigned in clean, safe, good working conditions
  • Utilize SAP for notification and work orders
  • Rotating shifts (1, 2, 3) or permanent off shifts. Overtime based on customer requirements.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

Communication Skills

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals written in English.
  • Capable of composing routine reports and correspondence in English.
  • Able to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization in English.

Mathematical Skills

  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability, statistical inference, plane and solid geometry fundamentals, and trigonometry.
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to relating practical situations.

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Physical Demands / Work Environment

  • 80% Standing and walking
  • 10 % Sitting
  • 10% Stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, climbing, or balancing
  • Work may be done near moving mechanical or hydraulic operated parts, or on occasion in precarious places, which may involve work in elevated locations, confined spaces, and around fumes or airborne particles; there may be the risk of electrical shock and vibrations.
  • PPE such as hearing protection, safety glasses, and adherence to the lockout/tag-out policy is mandatory
  • Work at heights above 30 feet

Education and/or Experience

  • Journeyman Electrician / Electronic degree from a recognized, accredited year college, or equivalent combination of education and experience or the completion of an electrical/electronic type apprenticeship program
  • Industrial Electrical / Electronic apprentice trade certificate.
  • Siemens Step5 and Step7 PLC programming certificate preferred
  • Beckhoff and/or TwinCat programming certificate preferred
  • Pilz safety PLC training certificate preferred
  • Fanuc training certificate preferred
  • Must be able to work with minimum to no supervision



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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: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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