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
* 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