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Equipment & Automation Engineer

Company: Karma Automotive
Location: Moreno Valley
Posted on: May 31, 2021

Job Description:


Southern California-based Karma is more than just a car company. Although we are best known as a creator of soul-stirring luxury electric vehicles, Karma has emerged as a high-tech incubator offering innovators a perfect platform to prove their emerging technologies. Every Revero is designed at our Headquarters in Irvine and created with great individual care and world-class craftsmanship at the Karma Innovation and Customization Center in Moreno Valley, CA.

The field of automation involves the creation and application of technology to monitor or control the production and delivery of products and services. Equipment & Automation Engineers design, program, simulate, and test automated machinery and processes in order to complete exact tasks.

In this visible and diverse role, you will provide hands-on production equipment support, troubleshooting, repairing, and maintaining essential robotics and automation machinery. You will manage capital equipment and improvements projects, as well as work closely with vendors, contractors, AMEs, and maintenance technicians.


* Program and debug robots and PLC, including end of arm tooling, SRPs, tool exchangers, fluid dispensing, hemming, MIG welding, vision systems, AGV, AGC, and all automated equipment. * Provide technical support and develop technician skills. * Evaluate and approve designs based on function, quality, and cost. * Install, calibrate, operate, and maintain automated equipment. * Work closely and independently with engineering, manufacturing, quality, finance, contractors, and vendors to develop the best plan for future and current equipment installation or modification (cost estimation, planning, administration, procurement, verification, and handing over). * Integrate equipment with peripherals, such as welders, controllers, or other equipment. * Maintain operational records and create back-ups of equipment programs and parameters. * Prepare equipment operational reports. * Establish baseline performance and capability of each system and drive actions to maintain or improve performance. * Generate and maintain equipment maintenance specifications to assist maintenance technicians. * Responsible for execution and follow up of equipment-FMEA. * Drive other projects as needed by management or as business needs change. * Other duties, as assigned.


* Bachelor's degree in mechanical, electrical, robotics, automation, or other relevant engineering and technology disciplines with 5+ years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. * Lean manufacturing skills (autonomation, poka-yoke, man/machine, cycle time/takt time, etc.) * 5+ years of manufacturing experience (automotive preferred). * 2 to 4 years advance level robot programming experience (Drr, Fanuc, ABB preferred). * 2 to 4 years advance level PLC programming experience (AB, Siemens, Omron preferred). * Paint Shop experience strongly preferred. * Proficient computer skills (working knowledge of AutoCAD, Catia). * Proficient analytical skills. * Fluent in English; additional languages are a plus. * Basic knowledge of Quality Management Systems (ISO 9001:2015) and Environmental Management Systems (ISO 14001:2015), as applicable.

NO 3rd Parties, Principals Only, Please

Come and join the great Karma Team, where you can make a career! Karma Automotive offers a complete benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, STD, LTD; paid vacation, holidays and personal days; and a 401K with matching contributions. Relocation assistance is available.

Karma Automotive LLC is an equal employment opportunity (EEO) employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, gender identity and expression, color, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy or related conditions (including breastfeeding), national origin/ancestry, religion, military/veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other characteristic and group protected by applicable law. Karma Automotive LLC complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act to ensure equal access to all qualified individuals with a physical or mental disability. Valid driver's license may be required based on essential duties.

Keywords: Karma Automotive, Moreno Valley , Equipment & Automation Engineer, Other , Moreno Valley, California

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