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Controls Execution Engineer

  • Location
    • Toledo, Ohio
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted


The Controls Systems Execution Engineer will be responsible for tasks and work throughout the implementation, execution, debug, runoff, and PPAP phase of the Drive Unit program.  Additional tasks will include providing a robust system within the criteria of BOP/BOE requirements, Coordinate activity with IT and plant facility controls for successful site integration and provide technical direction over support personnel, including OEM’s, and installation trades.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Reviews and approves electrical and pneumatic equipment designs, insuring use of approved components

  • Insures compliance with global controls specifications through use of the established checklists

  • Conducts equipment runoffs on OEM floor

  • Supports plant floor equipment installation

  • Completes plant floor debug and runoff, following controls open issues to resolution

  • Establishes system to track periodic backup of critical equipment programs

  • Performs controls activities related to implementation of PM&C and Andon

  • Dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of the final customer

  • Works closely with multi-disciplined teams to understand functional requirements, contribute to generation of innovative ideas, develop project plans and implement appropriate solutions

  • High level of oral and written communication skills

  • High level of interpersonal skills to work independently and effectively with others

  • Communicates information to internal customers, quickly finds common ground with peers and solves problems for the good of the business

  • High level of analytical ability and creativity

  • Ability to balance work effectively on multiple projects

  • Effectively deals with ambiguity and copes with change

  • Stays abreast of new technology, competitive products and latest techniques

  • Follows all safe operating practices

  • Willingness to travel internationally

Additional Description

Minimum Requirements:

  • BS in Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience

  • 7+ years of experience in machining or assembly controls

  • Understanding of engineering theory and principles of operation of mechanical, electrical and IT systems

  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve

  • Experience in troubleshooting production equipment

  • Experience with Microsoft Office or similar software packages

  • Highly skilled in common assembly controls related topics – machine logic, robots, safety circuits, IT integration, etc.

  • Experience with Rockwell Automation, Siemens

  • GM Global Common Controls Architecture preferred

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