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Robot Engineer Intern

Job Number:  44069
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Magna Electric Vehicle Structures
Job Type:  Intern/Co-op




Job Number: 44069 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: Magna Electric Vehicle Structures 
Job Type: Intern/Co-op 
Location: SAINT CLAIR 


Group Description

Magna’s ADAS technologies are shaping an autonomous future and improving lives.

Full autonomy is coming. But to create the technology which will bring it into view, you need the desire and ability to adapt complete ADAS systems or modular solutions to any vehicle, for any mobility need.

Magna’s electronics solutions connect OEMs to their customers with features that improve their lives. It’s our expertise across the entire vehicle, key strategic partnerships and culture of innovation that allow us to make our industry-leading technologies road-ready. And it is how we’ll continue to build a safer, smarter and more connected mobility experience for all people.


Role Summary

Under the general direction of the Maintenance Manager, the Robotics Engineer Intern works assists and confers regularly with division, corporate, contractors, customer, and supplier staff specialists. The Robotics Engineer Intern will assist in providing technical expertise for robotic applications to ensure product quality and continuous improvement to the manufacturing processes. The position is responsible for assisting in troubleshooting robotic systems, performing preventative and predictive maintenance on systems to minimize downtime, while keeping safety as a priority. The position will also provide training and technical support to Production and Skilled Trade Team members.

Key Responsibilities

  • Has an understanding of Fanuc DCS.
  • Familiar with AutoCAD, CAD viewer programs.
  • Familiar with Advanced Product Quality Planning methods.
  • Familiarity with Engineering and Quality practices and procedures including PPAP, blueprint reading, GD&T, use of measuring instruments, checking aids/fixtures, mechanical testing, etc.
  • Knowledge in robotic programming for welding processes (Fanuc programming an asset).
  • Familiarity with electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic equipment.
  • Knowledge of GM weld standards and specifications.
  • Knowledge of AWS and RWMA standards.
  • Computer skills in Microsoft office suite.
  • Ability to prepare, read, write, and interpret written reports, procedures, instructions and guidelines.
  • Demonstrate a maturity of judgement, attention to detail and exceptional organizational, listening, communication and presentation skills in all aspects of the job function.
  • Advanced math skills with the ability to apply to cost and analyze data.
  • Ability to analyze and troubleshoot equipment, processes, etc.
  • Ability to work flexible hours in a fast-paced environment in order to meet customer requirements
  • Must be able to interact effectively with other team members

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Understanding in a variety of equipment, PM’s and methodologies
  • Ensure that operator safety devices function properly while programming complex robotic systems.
  • Perform preventive or corrective maintenance on robotic systems or components.
  • Evaluate the efficiency and reliability of industrial robotic systems, reprogramming or calibrating to achieve maximum quantity and quality.
  • Ability to assist in electrical diagnosis, recommend repair or repair as needed.
  • Maintain accurate documentation resulting in shared knowledge of issues and lessons learned.
  • Troubleshoot and train others on identifying root causes of equipment failures. Ensure that line is built in accordance to all aspects of the latest version of the build standards.
  • Utilize good working knowledge of all technologies used in the development and build of automated assembly lines. Execute equipment efficiency studies, through time and motion studies, or standard data to ensure effective line balancing.
  • Other duties as required.

Additional Information

  • Understanding of robots and PLC control systems in a robotic welding process environment, preferably in an industrial automotive setting.
  • High School Diploma or GED and pursuing at least a 2-year degree from an accredited technical college or post-secondary school with emphasis on Robotics.
  • Understanding of Fanuc DCS preferred.
  • Familiar with AutoCAD, CAD viewer programs.

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: Port Huron
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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