• Posted on: Feb 11, 2023
  • Location: Royal Oak, MI
  • Job ID: 93cc7cad
  • Type: Full Time
  • Category: Engineering
  • Posted on: Feb 11, 2023
  • Location: Royal Oak, MI
  • Job ID: 93cc7cad
  • Type: Full Time
  • Category: Engineering

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**Must Have Experience in Manufacturing Operations **
Controls Engineer (Off Shift) Summary: The Controls Engineer develops, maintains and improves automation control systems integral to the production process.  

Controls Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Provide Controls engineering support plant wide and controls.
  • Provide support to the maintenance department in equipment trouble shooting to reduce / eliminate downtime.
  • Review processes and procedures on an on-going basis for safety, quality and production efficiency
  • Participate as TS16949 and/or ISO 14001 Internal Audits as assigned
  • Support the maintenance department.
  • Troubleshoot PLC ladder logic and data handling functions in Control Logix processors.
  • Responsible for keeping PLC documentation up to date and archiving the PLC programs.
  • Support I/O devices connected to PLC’s.
  • Assist maintenance personnel in troubleshooting pneumatic circuits.
  • Applies knowledge of electronic and instrumentation principles to determine equipment malfunctions and applies skills in restoring equipment to operation.
  • Insure that abnormalities when observed are acted upon to resolve root-causes.
  • Review and comment on equipment controls drawings prior to build approval.
  • Maintain archive of machine controls drawings in an electronic and/or paper format.
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement / Lean activities. 
  • Complies with all Company Safety policies, procedures and rules.
Education and Technical Skills::
  • Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field.
  • Experience using Siemens PLC Logic or Allen-Bradley, RS Logix.
  • PLC code development and debug experience.
  • Hardware knowledge in PLCs, PCs, HMIs  (i.e., Panel View,  RS View), controls devices (i.e., sensors, actuators, motion control equipment), and Robotics. 
  • Experience with Automation Network Interfaces for data and control (Ethernet, DeviceNet, ControlNet, ProFiBus, etc.)ΓÇï
  • Good communication skills.