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Controls Engineer - 2nd Shift

United States - IL - Belvidere

Job Description

 

Applies electrical and
control theory to test, modify and diagnose the electronic and electrical
components on all production and plant equipment. Specific Duties:

  • Diagnose and resolve causes of electrical and mechanical
    malfunctions on all equipment;
  • Assist the maintenance department in installing
    new electronic/electrical control equipment and making it operational;
  • Develop engineering specifications for electrical control systems
    and equipment modifications;
  • Provide technical support to the maintenance department when
    required; Plan, direct and record periodic electrical analysis on the
    production equipment; 
  • Recommend and initiate modifications or replacement of equipment
    which fail to meet operating standards; 
  • Provide training for the maintenance department on the operation
    and diagnostics of the machine controls and motor controllers; 
  • Research and implement cost effective upgrades to the equipment
    and facilities;
  • Research and implement the most cost effective replacement of
    electrical control parts; 
  • Provide technical support (as needed) for the office computers and
    computer systems;
  • Keep updated electrical drawings and schematics on all production
    and plant equipment.  Maintain master backups for all machine programs.
  • Recommend the electrical spare parts inventory for all new
    and existing production equipment to insure maximum machine utilization; 
  • Keep abreast with the latest in control technology;
  • Develop programming and provide support for Programmable Logic
    Controllers, robots and Panel Views to maximize both quality and production.
  • Develop new and support old programming using RSLogix 5000,
    RSLogix 500, RSView Studio, RSSQL, RSNetWorx. 
  • Develop new and support old programming using Siemens Step-7 and
    TIA Portal, RSLogix 5000, RSLogix 5 and RSLogix 500, RSView Studio, RSSQL,
    RSNetWorx.
  • This job description in no way states or implies that these are
    the only duties to be performed by this employee.  The employee is
    expected to perform other duties necessary for the effective operation of the
    department and/or facility
  • Enforce safety rules daily.
  • Actively intervene to correct recognized unsafe actions and
    conditions.
  • Conduct daily observations of PPE use and safe work practices
    adherence and coach employees as needed.
  • Ensure that all accidents including first aid are reported.
  • Follow all safety guidelines established by this facility on a
    daily basis.  Noncompliance to the safety policy will result in
    disciplinary action and/or termination.

 

Additional Responsibilities

  • Provide technical support, if needed, to other AE Injection
    Molding & Assembly production facilities; 
  • To stop production, if necessary to correct quality problems;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Your Qualifications

 

Education:

Bachelor’s degree in Electrical
Engineering, or related field; or Associates Degree with equivalent experience
and training

Experience:

  • Experience with computer
    systems and software, including AutoCad
  • Experience programming
    and troubleshooting of PLCs, drives and robotic systems
  • Experience with control
    systems design, troubleshooting, and installation.
  • Experience with Man
    Machine Interface programming
  • Working knowledge of
    Mechanical, Hydraulic and Pneumatic systems

 

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Published: 07/06/2020
Job Field: Manufacturing Operations
Location: United States - IL - Belvidere
REQ. NO.: 20001326
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