Controls Engineer

General Motor
June 02, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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The controls engineer is responsible for the design, testing and troubleshooting of tooling and equipment in a designated area of the manufacturing plant. Work is of a technical nature where decisions are made within limits of general practices and procedures, but where supervision is available to handle unusual situations. Occasionally may assign work to a small group of employees.

Key job responsibilities:

  • Function as an electrical technical support resource for engineering and production environments in a large automotive stamping facility with focus on safety, people, quality, responsiveness, cost, and environmental initiatives
  • Establishes a course of action to accomplish completion of the job and/or project.
  • Directs the design, development, and/or improvement of manufacturing processes for an assigned area
  • Coordinates input from internal/external customers to better understand customer needs
  • Keeps abreast of current product developments and trends in areas of expertise
  • Actively identifies new areas for learning and takes advantage of learning opportunities
  • Ability to coach/mentor others on controls related issues using a hands-on approach.
  • Frequent communications with others outside of work group including United Auto Workers union hourly employees and skilled trades journeypersons
  • Ability to work any shift 1st, 2nd or 3rd as assigned with weekend support as needed
  • Required Qualifications

  • High level of analytical ability where problems are unusual and difficult
  • Appropriate interpersonal styles and communication methods to work effectively with business partners to meet mutual goals
  • Strong technical knowledge of electrical controls systems and the ability to apply these concepts within a manufacturing environment
  • Above average oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of stamping press equipment
  • Allen-Bradley ControlLogix programming experience
  • Experience in Unico, Siemens or Allen Bradley variable frequency drives
  • Experience with Siemens or Allen Bradley HMI's
  • Computer Aided Design experience, both electrical and mechanical
  • 5+ years' experience in an engineering assignment in a manufacturing environment
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of high voltage power distribution
  • Experience with Ethernet, Devicenet and Controlnet networks
  • Thorough knowledge of robot interfacing/programming and weld processes
  • Metal Assembly or Body Shop experience
  • Experience in system error-proofing
  • Master's degree in Engineering
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