Sr. Programmer (Controls & Automation)

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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
Transform today's manufacturing by developing standard PLC and equipment programming concepts to support Cosma divisions implementing an IoT architecture.
Sr. Programmer would be a responsible for developing software to support digitizing of production lines and implementing streaming machine controls.
Key Responsibilities
We are building fully connected systems to achieve operational excellence - help us transform today's manufacturing by:

  • Developing new techniques to connect legacy equipment to modern infrastructure
  • Managing code deployments, fixes, updates and related processes
  • Support multiple on-going projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Explain technical concepts and analysis implications clearly to a wide audience and be able to translate business objectives into actionable analyses
  • Creating IoT applications that run on-premise and in the cloud
  • Brainstorming for new ideas and ways to improve development and delivery
  • Developing KPIs, metrics, and other monitoring tools to track I4.0 production environments
  • Providing detailed specifications for proposed solutions including materials, external services and internal resources required
  • Working with source control tools (Confluence, GitHub, etc.)
  • Actively troubleshooting any issues that arise during testing and production
  • Performing additional duties as assigned
  • Acting with honesty and integrity, and make ethical business choices in accordance with Magna's Compliance Policies and Procedures

Key Qualifications/Requirements
Education - Required: Bachelor's Degree in in Computer Science or related field of study
Education - Preferred: Master's Degree in Computer Science or related field of study
Years of Experience: Minimum six plus (6+) years of related experience required
Other Skills/Experience - Required:

  • PLC programming background in Siemens and Rockwell controllers among others
  • Robot programming background (such as Fanuc, ABB, Kuka, and/or Motoman)
  • Understanding of multiple computer programming languages (ex: JavaScript, C#, Python, C++, Java)
  • Experience with databases and different types of data storage
  • Strong experience with relational databases like SQL Server, MySQL and Oracle. NoSQL databases experience is a plus
  • In-depth understanding of database management systems, online analytical processing (OLAP) and ETL (Extract, transform, load) framework
  • Familiarity with BI technologies (ex., Microsoft Power BI, AWS Quicksight, Qlikview)
  • Familiarity with one or more programming languages (ex: Python, R, JavaScript, C#, Java, etc.)

Other Skills/Experience - Preferred:

  • Experience in with the MQTT protocol
  • Time and project management skills, with the capability to prioritize and multitask as needed
  • Experience with capability studies (such as CPK, Gage R, and Gage R&R)
  • Knowledge of different project management methodologies such as Waterfall and Agile
  • Knowledgeable of statistical methods such as regression, probability analysis, risk analysis, statistical process control, and clustering is desired
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving ability to design an effective solution

Additional Information
Benefits & Perks

  • Medical Benefits
  • 401K with employer match
  • Profit Sharing
  • Paid Sick days
  • Vacation Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Gym Reimbursement
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Hybrid Schedule
  • Discretionary Annual Bonus, if applicable
  • Employee Activities
  • Employee Discounts
  • Wellness Programs
  • Sign on Bonus

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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: Troy
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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At Magna, our employees are at the center of what we do. It’s a priority to protect the health of our people and our business and we do this in a variety of ways. We offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental, vision, pharmacy, disability, life insurance, FSA, 401(k) with company match, profit sharing plan, Employee & Family Assistance Program (EFAP), pet insurance, auto/home insurance, wellness programs and much more!

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