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CONTROLS ENGINEER

85,000 – 120,000 yearly

NPAworldwide Recruitment Network

Last Updated: 9/24/22

Job Description

Job description:

JOB TITLE: Controls Engineer

DEPARTMENT: Equipment

REPORTS TO: Equipment Engineering Manager

CLASSIFICATION: Exempt

SALARY GRADE/LEVEL/RANGE: Salary

SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE: Responsible for the design, specification, upgrades,
commissioning and troubleshooting of plant equipment control systems.
Work closely with the mechanical and maintenance personnel to analyze
root causes of equipment failures and propose/perform corrective
actions.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

- For new equipment and equipment modifications, provide
design/specification/start-up/commissioning for the controls portion
of the project.

- For existing equipment, provide troubleshooting of electrical and
electronic controls problems or breakdowns.

- Perform modifications in PLCs/drives/control electronics as needed
for new products or new production techniques.

- Perform evaluations of existing equipment controls and network
systems. Perform upgrades as required.

- Maintain a clean and orderly work area

- Work in accordance with all company policies and procedures

COMPETENCY:

- Expertise in PLC ladder logic design and troubleshooting.

- Confident in multiple automation OEMs such as Rockwell, A/B,
Siemens.

- Software programs such as Rockwell Studio 5000, RSLogix.

- Expertise in motor controllers/VFDs, such as Parker, ABB, A/B.

- Experience in AutoCAD or Solidworks to make or modify electrical and
controls prints.

- Experience in SCADA software such as Ignition.

- Strong electrical troubleshooting skills.

- Ability to work under pressure during troubleshooting of
manufacturing equipment breakdown.

- Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously with good
prioritization skills.

- Self-starter, with solid oral and written communication skills.

- Ability to direct the work of assistants and helpers

- Ability to work safely in a manufacturing environment

- Physical abilities to including lifting of 20-25 lbs.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This position has no direct supervisory
responsibilities but does serve as a coach and mentor for other
positions in the department.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here
are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made
to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions.

- Occasionally exposed to noise

- Occasionally exposed to dust

- Occasionally exposed to high temperature equipment

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative
of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made
to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions.

POSITION TYPE AND EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK: Full Time, salary w/ medical
and 401K benefits. May need to work outside of normal hours including
call ins, extended shift, weekends, and holidays on short notice.

TRAVEL: Some Travel

Qualifications:

EDUCATION: BS in Electrical or Electronics Engineering preferred.

EXPERIENCE:

- 2 - 5 plus years in similar role in manufacturing environment

- Plastic processing equipment experience preferred

ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully,
an individual must be able to perform each essential duty
satisfactorily. This job description is not designed to cover or contain
a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that
are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and
activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

140+ year old, stable company with great culture. Very family friendly.

Salary Type : Annual Salary

Salary Min : 85000

Salary Max : 120000

Currency Type : US Dollars



Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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