Our client is a large World Class Tier I automotive supplier with over 20,000 employees. This successful company is in the process of filling a couple CONTROLS ENGINEERING positions. The successful candidate will have 3 to 8 years experience working as Controls Engineer within a high paced unionized Tier I automotive or similar high paced manufacturing environment.
Develop hardware and software specifications for equipment subcontractors and assume responsibility for overall controls package interfacing for new equipment and major projects using existing equipment.
Train maintenance technicians in equipment operation and troubleshooting.
Engineer control hardware / software upgrades necessary to improve operating efficiency of equipment.
Modification of process equipment control system to ensure maximum production output while minimizing down-time: this includes modifications to improve plantwide costs and efficiencies.
Engineer program changes/improvements for equipment controls toward process changes/improvements
Maintain specification standards for new and existing process equipment control systems.
Plantwide training for new and existing process equipment control systems.
Repair and troubleshoot new and existing process equipment control systems.
Develop tools and documents to troubleshoot problems quickly.
Coordinate outside suppliers, as required, to achieve primary job responsibilities.
Control document updates for SOP's, ACAD, operation manuals relating to the equipment.
Provide technical support to all lines.
Assist in team environment to resolve engineering issues.
Two year Electrical Engineering degree or equivalent certificate in Technical Training.
5-7 years experience as controls, engineer or in manufacturing experience.
Experience with Robot Programming, PLC Programming and RSLogix 5000
Experience with Allen-Bradley PLC's
Expereince with FANUC Robotics
Experience with installation, start-up and debug of new process equipment.
Experience with electrical devices: motors, power supplies, generators, transformers, etc.
Experience / familiarity with process interface devices: proximity and limit switches, transducer relays, solenoids, temperature / pressure indicators, etc.
Familiarity with hydraulics and pneumatics as related to circuit and system logic and function.
Experience with computer hardware interface and PLC.