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Controls Engineer

  • Location
    • Spring Hill, Tennessee
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted


The selected candidate will be responsible for controls startup, debug, and commissioning of the new Paint Shop.  Work is performed in a team environment, consisting of daily interactions with the Paint Manufacturing Engineering group, engineering suppliers, installation contractors, Plant Engineering, Process Engineering, Maintenance, Operations, and a multitude of others, to successfully launch the new Paint Shop.  Work will be performed mostly in a factory environment, where initiative, creativity, and teamwork are essential for success. 

  • Collaborate with other controls engineers and contract engineering resources to review and give input to controls designs for all paint shop systems and equipment.
  • Participate in periodic design review meetings for all systems 
  • Participate in safety activities as part of the cross functional group
  • Assist the plant in the generation of Safety documentation
  • Travel to and participate in equipment runoff activities at equipment supplier locations
  • Collaborate with the Operations and Maintenance teams on program deliverables
  • Participate in plant equipment install / power-up/commissioning activities
  • Provide technical direction to and oversight of outside vendors
  • Create and standardize methods to archive all as-built drawings for the new shop
  • Assure all installed equipment complies with site cybersecurity policies
  • Participate in the design and placement of all programming terminals, HMI’s, and GUI’s
  •  Assure all installed equipment is properly integrated to the shop systems
  • Track and resolve controls open issues for launch deliverables
  • Able to travel periodically for training and off-site reviews
  • Work collaboratively with plant and contract skilled trade and production operators


  • Detailed understanding of controls design best practices
  • High level of analytical and problem-solving ability
  • High level of professional initiative to address issues and assist others
  • Strong interpersonal skills to motivate others to achieve and be active contributors to the project
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple and complex projects with a high level of autonomy and accountability for results
  • Demonstrated interest and ability to learn and apply agile methodologies
  • Demonstrable ability to deal with ambiguity and change
  • Experience in troubleshooting complex equipment problems
    •    B.S. in Electrical Engineering or equivalent controls experience

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