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Advanced Robotics Application Engineer (m/f/d)

Job Number:  43708
Group:  Magna Corporate
Division:  Magna International Weikersdorf
Job Type:  Fixed Term Contract

Weikersdorf Am Steinfelde, AT



Job Number: 43708 
Group: Magna Corporate  
Division: Magna International Weikersdorf 
Job Type: Fixed Term Contract 


Group Description 

At Magna, we create technology that disrupts the industry and solves big problems for consumers, our customers, and the world around us. We’re the only mobility technology company and supplier with complete expertise across the entire vehicle.

We are committed to quality and continuous improvement because our products impact millions of people every day. But we’re more than what we make. We are a group of entrepreneurial-minded people whose collective expertise gives us a competitive advantage. World Class Manufacturing is a journey and it’s our talented people who lead us on this journey.


Role Summary


Magna Corporate R&D is seeking a talented, visionary and self-motivated Application Engineer to be a part of the Advanced Robotics Group, which will create new automation solutions that improve overall system efficiencies, using advanced robotic technologies. 


The ideal candidate will be the main technical resource for the implementation of Advanced Robotics software providing problem solving support during implementation. They will also analyze and resolve any faults and bugs in the software, and effectively communicate the issues to the external software developer. They will be capable to load and setup system software and can resolve any communication or interface issues. 


The ideal candidate will be working in a culture that fosters creativity and problem solving. This position will play a key part in the Advanced Robotics Group and be a part of a tightly knit development team that creates advanced manufacturing solutions for the future. 

Key Responsibilities


  • Support the introduction of Advanced Robotics software to internal groups, divisions and external integrators. 
  • Support the identification of suitable programs and operations within Magna groups and divisions for Advanced Robotics software use. 
  • Support feasibility analysis of potential applications.  
  • Be the technology interface to the Magna Groups and Divisions. 
  • Assist with the scheduling and coordination of Advanced Robotics Software Training. 
  • Assist with the ongoing sales of Magna Advanced Robotics Software within Magna Groups and Divisions. 
  • Follow the status of current System Integration projects. 
  • Provide support to the PPAP team during startup phase 
  • Support project launches at the Magna Divisions. 
  • Specify ancillary equipment relative to the automation project including Robot, vision cameras and provide gripping ideas. 
  • Provide limited tech support during build, install and launch of Advanced Robotics applications. 
  • Follow project implementation progress and adherence to timelines. 
  • Support data collection activities of installed applications. 
  • Provide insight and support to the future development plan of Advanced Robotics Software 
  • Follow and assist with application software support 
  • Support the reporting of software bugs. 
  • Provide the Software development team with suggestions and provide insight for the software development path. 
  • Practice and maintain integrity while following Magna’s Charter and Constitution.  
  • Create and strive a positive work environment by demonstrating and sharing functional and technical knowledge. 
  • Promote and seek excellence in all aspects of the business.  
  • Comply with the designated ISO / TS 16949 responsibilities, Health & Safety (H&S) rules and practices, Magna policies, procedures and practices.  
  • Treat everyone with dignity, trust and respect.  
  • Perform any other assignments from time-to-time as management so directs. 

Key Qualifications/Requirements


  • Creative and self-motivating with the ability to understand and divide a vision into prioritized tasks.  
  • Strong experience in the visualization of end goals and applying the vision to automation projects. 
  • Provide the customer and company-wide perspective to detailed technical decisions. 
  • Ability to work on challenging assignments with aggressive schedules. 
  • Experience in Cycle time analysis of robotic cells. 
  • Understanding of PLC, networking protocols and technologies. 
  • Experience in Robot programming basics (ABB, Yaskawa, Fanuc). 
  • Experience in software programming (C++ and/or Python is a plus). 
  • Excellent written (white papers) and oral communication skills in English. 
  • Has the creativity and technical ability to initiate, direct, and control specific projects within the specific area of responsibility. 
  • Has the ability to interpret technical specifications and/or requirements. 
  • Ability to resolve complex issues in creative, efficient, and effective ways. 
  • Technical aptitude to understand technology from first principals, engineering, materials and manufacturing subjects. 
  • Ability to resolve complex issues in creative, efficient, and effective ways. 
  • Readiness to travel international & domestic up to 50% annually

Education / Experience


BS/MS/PhD in electrical, mechanical or equivalent engineering discipline with appropriate coursework focus 

Additional Information

The annual remuneration package for this position is a minimum of EUR 47,000 - with corresponding qualification. We offer attractive benefits (e.g., employee profit participation program) and a salary which is in line with market conditions depending on your skills and experience.

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.


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