Controls Engineer





The responsibilities of the Automation & Controls Engineer will include:

Provides technical support of automation and controls systems for a 24/7 manufacturing operation including hands-on assistance and troubleshooting.
Diagnoses electrical wiring, relay logic, control and safety circuits, electronic boards, PLC's, touch screens, displays, contractor's, and motors.
Works closely with the Maintenance, Engineering, and Operations personnel to address plant issues and to incorporate new equipment, capabilities and controls into plant operation.


Independently manages automation and control improvement projects.
Provides technical guidance and expertise to enhance troubleshooting skills and controls expertise of Maintenance technicians
Assures uniformity of component specifications, system design, and documentation.
Availability on nights, weekends and holidays to manage project work and to respond to emergencies.
Supports safety initiatives and behavioral based safety observation program.
Support operational performance improvement efforts to reduce costs, improve efficiency, reliability and quality which may require working some weekends and holidays.
Ensures the highest levels of safety, quality, sanitation, and regulatory compliance with NEC and other codes and standards.


Works across departments to develop a culture of root cause problem identification and solution while encouraging a high level of cross functional communication.


Demonstrates leadership in compliance to plant safety rules, GMP regulations and company safety programs.





Work Experience Requirements





5+ years of hands-on experience troubleshooting manufacturing controls systems
Proficiency with Allen Bradley equipment and systems: (ControlLogix, HMIs, SLC-500 and RS5000 series, Factory Talk SE & ME)
Proficiency with AutoCAD – Autodesk software
Electrical knowledge (National Electrical Code) and control system design to meet NEC and NFPA requirements.
Good understanding of motor controls circuits.
In-depth understanding of Ethernet & Device Net, communication protocols.
Hands-on experience calibrating/setting up industrial instrumentation, flowmeters, level sensors and others
Intermediate to advance computer skills including Microsoft Office
Must be a self-starter with a high-level integrity and honesty.
Ability to read, write, analyze, and interpret technical procedures & electrical diagrams.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Ability to work with a sense of urgency to resolve issues and to meet deadlines
Ability to work in a team environment.
Ability to multi-task with accuracy.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.






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