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Controls Engineer Job in Defiance, Ohio US

Controls Engineer


Posted: 4/8/2021 - Expires: 5/8/2021

Job ID: 226039899


Job Description

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Job Description

GM Employees Only: Lateral Move Only, not a promotional opportunity

Electrical controls engineer is responsible for program execution of current and future foundry equipment which includes, FANUC Robotics Automation, iR Vision, Allen Bradley RS-Logix / Safety PLC's, Siemens PLC and HMI, Device Net / Ethernet Remote I/O set-up and troubleshooting. Work is performed in a centralized manufacturing engineering activity within a plant where a considerable amount of creativity and initiative is exercised as well as a high level of independent judgment

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

* Safety is our #1 priority - It's personal, Own it, Live it, Everywhere, Every Day
* Design, construction, integration, plant installation, successful launch and continuous improvement of the electrical and control aspects of equipment and tools required for the production of high-quality Castings.
* Manage projects through purchasing processes
* Conduct equipment risk assessments with a diverse group of stakeholders
* Conduct Equipment build/run-off and buyoff processes
* Manage deliveries to program timing milestones.
* Provide project report outs to senior management.
* Existing program/site support

* Troubleshooting, diagnosis of equipment malfunctions, etc.
* Support the TIP (Throughput Improvement process)
* Continuous Improvement initiatives

* Ability to learn new skills, and coach / Mentor others on Control related issues, using a hands-on approach
* Supports business team in Business Plan Deployment (BPD) process
* Knowledge of manufacturing and maintenance processes/procedures as well as quality control and environmental procedures is required
* Communicate effectively and work collaboratively with all stakeholders.
* Flex Rotational shifts: Ability to work 1st, 2nd and 3rd shifts, weekends as needed
* Travel as required.

Basic Skills- Required:

* Demonstrated excellent level of analytical ability, communication and interpersonal skills required to build relationships with team members and stakeholders to solve problems and resolve issues
* Ability to work with people at all levels of the organization in a team environment
* Demonstrated ability to manage multiple and significantly complex projects and assignments with high level of autonomy and accountability for results
* Strong work ethic (self-starter, responsible, follow through on assignments)
* Demonstrated initiative by reaching beyond work assigned to improve output and/or help others
* Strong technical knowledge of electrical/control systems and the ability to apply these concepts within a manufacturing environment.
* Experience in PLC and HMI programmi

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Regular Employment
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
No school grade completed
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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