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Senior Controls Engineer-Stamping

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


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The Role:

The Controls Engineer is responsible for program/project execution and manufacturing plant floor support of machine controls, robotics, and vision systems in Stamping and Injection Molding departments.  Work is performed in a manufacturing facility where a considerable amount of creativity and initiative is needed, as well as a high level of independent judgement.  Assignment location is GM Spring Hill, TN.

Responsibilities Include:

● Specification, design, estimation, hardware/software integration, installation, commissioning, troubleshooting, cost control and documentation of automation/machine control systems

● Provide direction and oversight to outside suppliers

 ● Support Tip process in Stamping and IMN

● Provide engineering direction and support to production

Basic Required:

● 5+ years of experience as a controls engineer or automation engineer

●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

● Ability to assist in all aspects of improvement projects relating to machine controls, vision and automation within the manufacturing areas

● Knowledge of injection molding processes

● Experienced in PLC and HMI programming and Ethernet Networks

● Knowledge of servo motors, motion control, motor drives, and vision inspection systems

● Knowledge of hydraulic and pneumatic systems relative to automation/machine control

●Demonstrated ability to manage 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

● Proficiency in interpretation of engineering drawings, and wiring diagrams

● Experience with Stamping presses and automation

● Some travel may be required (5%)

What Gives You a Competitive Edge (Preferred Qualifications):

● Bachelor’s degree in engineering or equivalent experience

● Experience with Krauss Maffei mold press and Fanuc automation

● General knowledge of Fascia assembly process and controls

● Prior work experience as a controls engineer in automotive manufacturing

● Knowledge of GM’s global controls architecture Completion of multiple engineering projects with successful individual achievements or strong team-based achievements

● Experience in controls relating to welding plastic

●Fanuc IR Vision machine vision products

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