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Controls Engineer

Job Number:  65000
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Drive Automotive
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Piedmont, SOUTH CAROLINA, US, 29673

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About us


We see a future where everyone can live and move without limitations. That’s why we are developing technologies, systems and concepts that make vehicles safer and cleaner, while serving our communities, the planet and, above all, people.


Forward. For all.


Group Summary


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.


About the Role

The Controls Engineer will provide support and expertise on all new programs pertaining to new press and assembly equipment. The Controls Engineer will complete controls ad log architecture to the Drive Standards, ensuring a robust commissioning and ramp period. The Controls Engineer will also support the Engineering department in Continuous Improvement initiatives.

Your Responsibilities

    • Support Manufacturing Engineering in the development of standards and specifications, including a complete purchase parts list related to controls systems.
    • Plan and implement improvements related to the specific controls systems.
    • Support I4.0 transformation.
    • Can perform duties of a Maintenance Technician.
    • Work with area maintenance planner to prioritize task to be done during non-production hours.
    • Troubleshooting for robots, PLC's, electrical circuits, pneumatics, hydraulics

Who we are looking for

The Controls Engineer should be a self-starter, able to work with minimal supervision and comfortable in a manufacturing environment. Preferred experience with Allen Bradley and Siemens PLC's, as well as Kuka, Fanuc, and ABB robots.

Your preferred qualifications


  • Associate’s degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year experience and/or training; or Technical Apprenticeship with Certification or Journeyman Card; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum 4 years of automated manufacturing technical experience required.

What we offer

At Magna, you can expect an engaging and dynamic environment where you can help to develop industry-leading automotive technologies. We invest in our employees, providing them with the support and resources they need to succeed. As a member of our global team, you can expect exciting, varied responsibilities as well as a wide range of development prospects. Because we believe that your career path should be as unique as you are.

Site Benefits

  • Referral Program - Up to $1,000 per hired referral
  • Onsite cafeteria with multiple fresh-cooked options and salad bar, and fully stocked breakrooms throughout plant
  • Annual events (Summer cookout, Christmas party, etc.)
  • Onsite Nurses' office
  • Onsite Mother's room

Pay range: $80,000 - $95,000 annual salary

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: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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