IT Department Robotic Software Automation Associate

Date:  Jul 2, 2024

Ellabell, GA, US

Requisition ID:  1040

About HMGMA  

HMGMA is the abbreviation of Hyundai Motor Group Metaplant America. It is Hyundai Motor Group's first dedicated EV mass-production plant and is an innovative plant with cutting-edge production technology applied. 


HMGMA (Hyundai Motor Group Metaplant America) IT Manufacturing Automation team is responsible for rolling out HMGMA use cases based on Next-generation HMG EV Manufacturing technologies (E-Forest). The use case environments include Advanced Manufacturing technologies, Automation, Robot, and Logistics system at HMGMA.  Key goals include increased production output, world class product quality, and faster set-up/ramp-up of HMGMA production system. 

We are looking for a Manufacturing Automation Engineer who can undertake/lead the immense challenge of supporting next-generation HMG EV Manufacturing system (E-Forest) including Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs), Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs) and Spot robot. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for supporting and implementing Advanced Manufacturing Robot and Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs)/Automated Mobile Robots (AMRs), IIoT (Industrial Sensors, Vision system etc.) and Spot Robot. 

  • Establish a robust monitoring system provided by HMGMA to ensure optimal reliability and develop a troubleshooting guide for potential issues. 

  • Identify/Define needs and design/implement Manufacturing IT/OT system and applications. 

  • Examine and visually represent the root causes of equipment downtime and performance issues.  

  • Work closely with HMGMA EV Production technology team and provide highly available and reliable operation and IT services. 

Continue to learn and apply relevant software development practices, tools, and technologies. 


Qualifications & Preferences 

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Electrical Engineering (EE), Computer Science (CS) or equivalent experiences 

  • Previous experience in handling IT/OT engineering-related projects, with a preference for those involving Robot & IoT technology. 

  • Adequate understanding of database and program language (Java, Python, C/C++, Shellscript)   

  • Adequate knowledge of monitoring infrastructures and wireless network  

  • Database experience (Maria DB, Oracle, MSSQL, Tibero) 

  • Experience in handling various production machinery, camera, sensors, and other equipment 

  • Proven ability to effectively manage projects in a timely manner, delivering on time with allocated resources. 

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written  


Competency Based:  

  • Working With a Team 

  • Planning and Organizing 

  • Problem Solving 

  • Communication 

  • Strategic thinking and mindset 

  • Willingness for transformational changes 

  • Flexibility 

Travel Requirement 

  • Domestic / International travel required. 


Working Hours (Shift) Requirement 

  • Employment opportunities at HMGMA will be completed in multiple phases.  

  • Shift assignment for this position may change to meet the business needs.   

  • Any changes will be communicated to employees and according to accommodation; will be considered. 


Compensation & Benefit 

  • HMGMA offers opportunities for growth, work flexibility, competitive pay, and benefits. 

  • HMGMA benefits include competitive Medical / Vision / Dental insurance, paid holidays, paid time off, and competitive 401k plan. 


Other Information 

  • FLSA Classification: Exempt/Salary 

  • When submitting a resume for this position, I understand that this information may be used to create a registration with the Georgia Department of Labor on Employ Georgia. 



HMGMA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. 

Nearest Major Market: Savannah