Controls Engineer

Grand Prairie, TX 75080

Posted: 09/07/2023 Employment Type: Permanent Industry: Engineering Job Number: KB67197197

Job Description

  • Direct Hire
  • 85K
  • 2nd Shift
As a member of the Engineering team, the Controls Engineer will be responsible for developing and implementing program changes to reduce machine downtime and improve system efficiency. The Controls Engineer will be challenged to maintain multiple machinery systems in a JIT / complex assembly plant environment.  In this role, you support department and plant goals as established, participate in continuous improvement activities and the high performing work team model.  RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Developing and implementing software and hardware changes to improve efficiency and quality.
  • Troubleshooting and programming of PLC’s to resolve problems, improve efficiency and quality.
  • Contact and coordinate work with outside contractors, vendors, and suppliers.
  • Work with other departments to ensure optimal performance of production line. 
  • Maintaining accurate records of part specific parameters and changes; including requisition tools, equipment and supplies.
  • Responsible for setting up and maintaining adequate parts and supplies to minimize production downtime.
  • Maintaining accurate records of machines and other assets with regards to repair, drawings, diagrams and manuals and preventive maintenance program.
  • Assist in launch programs as necessary, proper housekeeping of area, and following ISO 14001 & IATF16949 procedures and processes
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering (B.S.E.); TWO (2) plus years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Experience with PLC’s required (ControlLogix, MicroLogix, and CompactLogix – Rockwell software) – must be able to understand ladder logic and make programming changes. Siemens programming experience a plus.
  • Experienced in programming of HMI’s (PanelView, etc.)
  • Experience with automation equipment (Fanuc / ABB Robots and Vision Systems).
  • Experience with electric torque control equipment (Atlas Copco / Stanley)
 Bonus If You Have:
  • The ability to supervise plant maintenance personnel during vacation and absence periods of Maintenance Engineer.
  • Superb interpersonal skills, analytical skills, problem solving skills, decision making skills, communication skills (both written and oral), ability to manage multiple priorities, and self-motivation
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