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Process Controls Engineer

  • Location
    • Warren, Michigan
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted

Description

The Controls Systems Engineer is an Individual contributor with recognized expertise responsible for tasks and work you're doing throughout the entire vehicle development lifecycle including requirements definition, systems design and implementation, testing, and problem resolution.

Hybrid: Position does not require an employee to be on-site full-time- but the general expectation is that the employee be on-site an average of three (3) days each week.

The Role

The Controls Systems Engineer is an Individual contributor with recognized expertise responsible for tasks and work you're doing throughout the entire vehicle development lifecycle including requirements definition, systems design and implementation, testing, and problem resolution.

What You'll Do (Responsibilities)

  • Design, build, and troubleshooting of electrical control or robotic systems for machinery and equipment that manufacture best-in-class and tech-forward vehicles.

  • Apply technical expertise in order to deliver exceptional vehicles that inspire customer loyalty.

  • Implement standards and procedures as you work along side with automation system suppliers to coordinate machine modification needs with engineering and maintenance.

  • Other typical duties include developing, debugging, and troubleshooting control logic programs or robot programs along with other related functions at either the supplier or plant site.

Additional Description

Your Skills & Abilities (Required Qualifications)

  • 3+ years of experience as a controls engineer

  • 3+ years experience in manufacturing environment

  • 3+ years of PLC work experience

  • Bachelor’s degree with major in engineering or equivalent experience/training.

  • Strong technical knowledge of electrical/control systems and the ability to apply these concepts within a manufacturing environment.

  • Demonstrated basic understanding of mechanical concepts involving machine designs, process requirements involved in the manufacturing process.

  • Experience in PLC and HMI programming, Ethernet

  • Knowledge of servo motors, motion control and drives

  • Experience in Fanuc robots setup and programming

  • Ability to design and trouble shoot electrical controls systems

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple challenging projects and assignments with high level of autonomy and accountability for results

  • Demonstrates initiative by reaching beyond work assigned to improve output and/or help others

  • Proven ability in project management skills

  • Multiple different manufacturing controls assignments with successful individual achievements

  • Ability to use computer, interpret blueprints, engineering drawings and learn new systems

  • Experience with Siemens, Allen-Bradley

What Will Give You A Competitive Edge (Preferred Qualifications)

  • Demonstrated understanding of plant floor work

  • General knowledge of hydraulics and pneumatics is a plus

  • Prior work experience as a controls engineer in the automotive field

  • Knowledge of GM’s global controls architecture 

This position is not eligible for ISP, ITAP or localization.

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