Robot Programming Engineer at Magna International (Columbus, OH)

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Job Number: 39181
Group: Cosma International
Division: Cosma Canada Group Office
Job Type: Permanent/Regular
Location: TROY

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

  • The Robot Programmer will be supporting new divisions as well as divisions in distress in the setup and installation of robots from a single robot to multiple robot cells.
  • Successful candidates will possess programming capability, as well as have demonstrated experience with good troubleshooting and startup support. Promoting good communication within the robotic department as well as other departments to ensure a quality product is essential. Robot programmers will ensure all equipment is in a working order and will assist and train other robot techs as required.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the programming of robot paths, set up program structure and implement offline programming.
  • Support the configuration of robot IO, weld interface and program call
  • Set up structure for robot programs
  • Provide robotic support and training as required
  • Develop and control program structure as jobs progress
  • Work on Robot drawings and configurations
  • Train and work with other programmers to enhance skill level
  • Read and interpret electrical blueprints, schematics and specifications
  • Anticipate and solve robotic problems (troubleshoot)
  • Operate various tools and equipment including precision equipment (testers), megger, scope
  • Perform assigned tasks in a safe manner and know how to properly lock out all energy sources, including stored energy

  • In addition to the above, the duties include those specified under the Occupational Health & Safety Act S. 28

Duties of workers under OHSA s. 28

28. (1) A worker shall,

(a) Work in compliance with the provisions of this Act and the regulations;

(b) Use or wear the equipment, protective devices or clothing that the worker's employer requires to be used or worn;

(c) Report to his or her employer or supervisor the absence of or defect in any equipment or protective device of which the worker is aware and which may endanger himself, herself or another worker; and

(d) Report to his or her employer or supervisor any contravention of this Act or the regulations or the existence of any hazard of which he or she knows.


(2) No worker shall,

(a) Remove or make ineffective any protective device required by the regulations or by his or her employer, without providing an adequate temporary protective device and when the need for removing or making ineffective the protective device has ceased, the protective device shall be replaced immediately;

(b) Use or operate any equipment, machine, device or thing or work in a manner that may endanger himself, herself or any other worker; or

(c) Engage in any prank, contest, feat of strength, unnecessary running or rough and boisterous conduct.

Consent to medical surveillance

(3) A worker is not required to participate in a prescribed medical surveillance program unless the worker consents to do so. R.S.O. 1990, c. O.1, s. 28.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Minimum 5 years Hands-on experience programming robots Fanuc and/or Kuka
  • Good understanding of IO, transfer of information between Robot and PLC, and PLC functionality.
  • Good understanding of robot program flow and basic programming theories.
  • Knowledge of the CSA Z434 and RIA robotic safety standards and how they apply
  • Experience in robotic spot welding, mig welding, material handling is required
  • Practical experience and good understanding of electrical circuitry and wiring
  • Sound mechanical ability to work on robot dress packages and peripheral equipment
  • Computer skills using Microsoft Word, Excel and Autocad
  • Superior mathematical and organizational skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work as a team member and individually.

Additional Information

  • Office and Manufacturing Environments
  • Able to travel to divisions on a regular basis with some long-term assignments
  • Able to work shift work.
  • Able to be flexible in hours of work in order to meet internal/external customer requirements (scheduled and non-scheduled overtime shifts, etc.)

Nearest Major Market: Troy
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit
More Information on Magna International
Magna International operates in the Automotive industry. The company is located in Novi, MI and Troy, MI. Magna International was founded in 1957. It has 29806 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 18 open jobs at Magna International, click here.
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