IT Department Manufacturing Automation Associate

Date:  Feb 6, 2024

Savannah, GA, US

Requisition ID:  848

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. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

[Computer Programmer] 

  • Reviewing operating systems and software frequently and making any adjustments necessary to keep them running well. 

  • Writing code and implementing computer programs on multiple systems in the business 

  • Building and using computer-assisted software engineering tools to automate some coding. 

  • Performing all requirements needed for the implementation of automated computer systems from start to finish. 

  • Using code libraries to simplify the writing of code. 

  • Collaborating with software developers in the creation of programs for their organization 


[Robot Programmer] 

  • Applies advanced knowledge and experience to promote the expansion of robotics where sufficient benefit exists.  

  • Mentor other robotics trained technical staff to support production. 

  • Work with engineering group in identification of future automation assignments and streamlining of current processes. 

  • Programming of AGV (Automated Guided Vehicle) in our plants, typically to modify or adjust new process capability or to build technology demonstrators.  

  • Ability to load PLC programs, set frequency drives.  

  • Responsible for maintenance of the robot systems  

  • Designs programs and tests and implements systems for all robotic machines.  

  • Serves as project lead for new robotic installations.  

  • Assists supervisors in monitoring the quality of robot.  

  • Trains operators to properly run robots. 



  • Licensing or Certifications for Robot Programmer 

  • Education for Robot Programmer Support related activities, events and tasks 


Qualifications & Preferences 


  • Bachelor’s degree (all majors) 

  • Education for Robot Programmer such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Engineering, Technical, Associates, Design, Welding, Automotive, Mechatronics, Manufacturing, Industrial, Electrical Engineering 



  • Job related experience in Automotive Industry 

  • Licensing or Certifications for Robot Programmer 


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