Controls Engineer

  • location: Taylor, MI
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $75,000 - $89,000 per year

job description

Controls Engineer

job summary:
Rapidly growing global technology and manufacturing company that is investing heavily in the US with a new manufacturing location is looking for a well versed Controls Engineer for a new site in the Metro Detroit area. This is an excellent opportunity to join a rapidly growing global company! This position will provide you the benefit of zero travel and will only be working 14 days a month.

As a Controls Engineer working within the distribution center, the role will provide front-line support to the Automation Control team to ensure that control issues, including PLC code related issues within our live operational systems, are investigated and resolved as quickly as possible. This is an excellent opportunity to join one of the fastest growing companies in the world that will have many opportunities for growth and promotions. The position offers 3 weeks of vacation to start, excellent company provided benefits, stock purchase plan, 5% 401k match with immediate vesting and paid time and a half overtime availabile.  
location: Taylor, Michigan
job type: Permanent
salary: $75,000 - 89,000 per year
work hours: 8am to 4pm
education: Associates
 
responsibilities:
  • Start up and debug of new systems - Siemens experience is preferred but not required
  • Problem solving existing systems
  • Production support
  • Factory Information Systems
  • Provide front line issues investigation of live production control systems (hardware and software) including the use of relevant diagnostic tools such as Profibus / CAN Bus networks, Bar Code Readers.
  • Carry out planned maintenance across the site.
  • Complete quality inspections
  • Where a hardware fault is identified, activate a pre-defined workaround or make temporary modifications to PLC code
  • Work with the Automation Control team to diagnose and deploy the required code fixes.
Requirements:

  • A bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or related discipline or advanced degree.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience as a controls technician, preferably in an automation environment.
  • Experience in a warehouse, distribution, production or manufacturing environment
  • Experience working with computerized maintenance management systems.
  • Good technical & experienced hands-on ability relating to automation hardware and software.
  • A good understanding of PLC control system architecture and field control devices.
  • A good understanding of DC motor controls.
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The essential functions of this role include:

  • working weekends
 
qualifications:
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 3 years of experience
  • Education: Associates (required)
 
skills:
  • Controls
  • Controls
  • Automation
  • Robotics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Manufacturing

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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