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Magna Exteriors and Interiors, an operating unit of Magna International, designs, engineers, and manufactures a variety of products for the automotive, commercial transportation, consumer, and industrial markets. Our vast capabilities including fascia systems, sealing systems, exterior trim, composite components, engineered glass, door trim panels, cargo management, headliners, and cockpit systems position us as a full service supplier for our customers. Innovation drives our growth and ensures we remain at the forefront of our industry in the development of new products & systems.
The Robotics Engineer reports directly to the Mold Process Engineering Manager and is responsible for the following:
Specific Job Duties:
Review all changes and modifications to the molding robotic equipment to ensure their relevance and compliance to the molding operation resulting from continuous improvement activities as well as internal or external customer requirements.
Establish performance criteria and training requirements for:
Guide the activities of the robot technicians in their responsibilities to:
1. Program robot paths and operating parameters for new products and continuous improvement of existing programs.
2. Instruct and train all robot team members in “real time trouble shooting techniques. This includes all electrical, mechanical and pneumatic functions of the manipulator, control systems, EOA tooling and PLC interconnections.
3. Initiate robot application improvments with regard to machine cycle time, robotic path optimization, process efficiencies etc…
Develop, organize and improve molding robot programs
Develop written procedures for molding robotic equipment
Participate in the continuous improvement activities for the molding department.
Lead and participate in activities to continuously improve molding performance goals to achieve department performance objectives.
Ensure that all accidents are properly reported and accident investigations are completed within 24 hours.
Perform other duties as directed.
Associate’s Degree in either Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or Robotics required.
Six years work related experience may be substituted in lieu of degree. Work experience combined with current schooling towards degree will be considered.
Robot programming and maintenance training.
Related Work Experience
Three years supervisory experience, preferably in an injection molding.
Basic knowledge of management information systems, use of personal computers, spreadsheet and word processing applications.