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Controls Engineer

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


The Role:

 Analyze, troubleshoot, and diagnose electrical problems in manufacturing. Complete engineering projects related to electrical controls and programming. Ability to work autonomously with occasional guidance from supervision.

This is a first shift opportunity with occasional overtime and weekend support required.

  • Technical resource for plant electricians
  • Supervise project installations by contractors and plant electricians.
  • Develop and plan electrical projects.
  • Analyze, troubleshoot, and diagnose electrical problems in manufacturing operation.
  • Design and modify electrical control circuits and programs.
  • Support plant continuous improvement activity.
  • Experience with manufacturing process equipment, knowledge of systems engineering and hardware integration.
  • Highly developed oral and written communication skills.
  • High level of interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Electrical engineering degree or equivalent experience
  • Proficiency in industrial networking protocols – Profibus, Profinet, TCP/IP and EthernetIP
  • HMI software – Siemens WinCC and TIA Portal and Rockwell Factory Talk
  • PLC hardware – Rockwell ControlLogix family and Siemens 300
  • Servo drive systems – Siemens 840D CNC and Siemens S120 family
  • Fanuc Robotics – programming and troubleshooting desirable, but not required.
  • Vision Systems – programming and troubleshooting desirable, but not required.

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