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Sr. Process Controls Engineer

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

Description

On-Site: This position requires an employee to be on-site on a full-time basis.

The Role

The Senior Process Controls Engineer is responsible for Program Execution for Machine Controls. Work is performed in a centralized manufacturing engineering activity or assembly/plant activity where a considerable amount of creativity and initiative is exercised as well as a high level of independent judgment. 

What You Will Do (Responsibilities)

  • New program implementation/execution (SOR prep, forecasting, controls design, equipment build/run-off and buyoff)

  • Design, construction, integration, plant installation, successful launch and continuous improvement of equipment and tools required in plants for the production of high quality parts

  • Manage deliveries to program timing milestones working with multiple suppliers

  • Provide project report outs to senior management

  • Existing program/site support (troubleshooting, etc.)

  • Provide technical direction to less experienced controls engineers and suppliers.

  • Design and troubleshooting of electrical controls systems

  • Work may involve development and testing of advanced process technology

  • Travel as required

Additional Description

Your Skills And Abilities (Required Qualifications)

  • 5+ years experience in manufacturing environment

  • 5+ years of PLC work experience (Controls Engineer)

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or equivalent experience

  • 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 and/or Devicenet networks

  • 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

  • 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 Can Give You A Competitive Edge (Preferred Qualifications)

  • Demonstrated understanding of plant floor work

  • General knowledge of hydraulics and pneumatics is a plus

  • Understanding of GMS and 4 walls within the site or program

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

This position is not eligible for ISP, ITAP or localizations

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