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Controls Engineer - B shift -Volvo

United States - SC - Fountain Inn

Job Description

Job 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.  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.  Develop programming and provide support for Programmable Logic Controllers, robots and Panel Views to maximize both quality and production.  Provide technical support to other facilities if needed.  Maintain current corporate programming standards.  Improve human machine interfaces.  Implement quality improvements
 
 
Experience and Background
Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering / Engineering Technology or similar.*Equivalent work experience may also be considered.  5-10 years of experience in the field, 3-5 years in automotive.  Must be able and willing to travel and work at customer sites, including industrial manufacturing plants which might require climbing, lifting, or working in confined spaces.  Must have solid problem-solving skills (preferably Problem-Solving tool knowledge: KT, Six Sigma, 8D, etc).  Special knowledge of electronic design systems.  Ability to program and interface Allen Bradley drives and controls systems.  Knowledge of hydraulic and pneumatic systems as it relates to controls of such systems.  Experience with Allen Bradley PLC programming.  Preferred:  Expert with Allen Bradley PLC programming.  Ability to program Siemens PLC’s.  Expert knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems

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Published: 01/15/2022
Job Field: Manufacturing Operations
Location: United States - SC - Fountain Inn
REQ. NO.: 20212805
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