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Controls Engineer (Body Shop)

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


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.

This job will require working various shifts across 1st, 2nd and 3rd, overtime, and some off-shift production support .

Responsible for Controls Engineering and electrical support for department. Manages electrical projects: new, replacement, operations improvements, & periodic repair/replacement. Participates in functional area meetings to assist in improving plant performance.
 Technical Support Activities such as:

  •  Controls modifications and continuous improvement (TIP)
  • Process Controls Management (i.e. error proofing, programming  logic, vision systems)
  •  Production and Maintenance Guidance (technical troubleshooting and direction)
  •  Planning Activities
  •  Launch Activities 
  • Project and New Equipment Installation

Basic Skills Preferred:
•    GuardLogix 
•    Experience in automotive industry
•    RsNetworks
•    RSLogix 5000, 500, 5,Compact Logix
•    Device Net and Ethernet IP
•    Hirschmann Switches.
•    New Equipment Specification, Install, Debug, and Qualification
•    Global Controls Standards Compliant
•    Fanuc Robot experience, programming, debugging, commissioning I/O and CPU restores
•    Provide technical support and guidance to trades and production
•    Working knowledge of all safety absolutes and policies (i.e. GDHS,lockout, ESWP etc..)
•    Allen Bradley SERVO Control and Variable Frequency Drives,

•  Siemens I/O

• Sew Motors and drive (Movimot, Movipro
•    Knowledge of computer software utilized in manufacturing environment
•    AutoCAD/Eplan  

•    College degree with a major in engineering

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