Share this Job
Apply now »

Robotics Engineer- OFF SHIFT

Job Number:  46937
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Magna Electric Vehicle Structures
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular
Location: 

ST. CLAIR, MICHIGAN, US, 48079

Magna

 

Job Number: 46937 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: Magna Electric Vehicle Structures 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: ST. CLAIR 

 

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.

 

Role Summary

Under the general direction of the Maintenance Manager, the Robotics Engineer works independently and confers regularly with division, corporate, contractors, customer, and supplier staff specialists.  The Robotics Engineer will provide technical expertise for robotic applications to ensure product quality and continuous improvement to the manufacturing processes. The position is responsible for 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

  • Train all in house skilled trades 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 perform 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.
  • Work to achieve Company goals, objectives as communicated by divisional leadership.
  • Complies with, supports and models MEVS’s operational procedures/policies, Employee Handbook, and Magna’s Employee’s Charter, Corporate Constitution, and Operational Principles.
  • Complies with relevant Quality and Environmental programs (e.g. TS16949, ISO14001).
  • Complies with all Health and Safety programs in accordance with OSHA. Follows and ensures Company procedures regarding safety rules and regulations are followed.
  • Possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Conducts themselves in a professional manner.
  • Keeps work area clean and tidy.
  • Other duties as required.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Fanuc DCS Certification preferred.
  • Experience 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.
  • Experience/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, leadership skills, 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
  • Able to appreciate and maintain proper level of confidentiality, using discretion and tact.
     

Additional Information

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Must be able to perform physical activities, such as, but not limited to: lifting equipment (up to 40 lbs. unassisted), bending, standing, climbing or walking. Must be able to safely use manual tools and power equipment commonly used in the workplace.
  • May be exposed to elements such as temperature and noise during time spent in the plant.
  • Shift changes and weekend overtime may be required periodically in order to properly balance the skill sets of each shift in order to protect the customer demand.
  • A valid Driver’s License is required for day travel with the occasional overnight stay.
  •  A valid passport or equivalent which allows the Robotics Engineer to travel to attend customer and potential integrator/supplier meetings is necessary.  
  • Travel and overtime may be required to meet customer expectations.  

EQUIPMENT / TOOLS USED:

  • Some of the equipment and tools used are computer, telephone, fax machine, copier/printer.

KNOWLEDGE/EDUCATION/ EXPERIENCE:

  • 2-5 years experience with robots and PLC control systems in a robotic welding process environment, preferably in an industrial automotive setting. 
  • High School Diploma or GED and at least a 2-year degree from an accredited technical college or post-secondary school with emphasis on Robotics.
  • Fanuc DCS Certification preferred.
  • Experience with AutoCAD, CAD viewer programs.

AREAS OF TRAINING REQUIRED:

  • New Hire Training, Charter Training, Safety training, LOTO Training.

TEAM MEMBER’S JOB PROGRESS BE MONITORED FOR COMPETENCY BY:

  • Performance Assessment conducted by Supervisor and/or Department Manager.

POSITION RELEVANCE TO ACHIEVING QUALITY OBJECTIVES:

  • The applications created help provide accurate data that assists in monitoring the implementation of systems/goals.

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

Apply now »