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Controls Engineer
Ref No.: 15-02441
Location: Chattanooga, Pennsylvania
Start Date: 09/22/2015
Controls Engineer (Chattanooga, TN) 70K - 90K Base + Great Benefits + Relocation Package

Brand New Facility
Oversee all PLC's and perform required processes in an efficient and in a cost conscious manner.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  1. Performs all required maintenance of automation programs and make changes as needed;
  2. Aids in the development of the automation continuous improvement;
  3. Troubleshoot electrical problems using electrical schematics, programs, and meters
  4. Complete responsibility in safety PLC procedures
  5. Supervises the line rate efficiency to getting a better result through PLC changes
  6. Develop the training program for maintenance employees
  7. Supervises the robot operation to detect opportunities to reduce line cycle time
  8. Design ladder circuits in PLC in order to get a better result in line efficiency rate
  9. Develop technical illustrations (isometric) as needed
  10. Consult with customers, supplier and other departments, as needed
  11. Develop off-line PLC, Safety PLC & PLS programming
  12. Supports Operational Performance Metrics and meets targets for improvement
  13. Performs special projects and other duties as assigned by the Manager.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  1. BS in electrical engineering and 5 years' experience preferred or at least 10 years of job related experience/proven expertise;
  2. Minimum years of related experience or specific experience (i.e. manufacturing environment)
  3. Involvement in process and procedure and what level of proficiency;
  4. Exposure to specific systems and/or equipment.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  1. Ability to develop, troubleshoot, maintain Siemens Profibus and Profinet networks and Siemens Simotion
  2. ABB robot and Siemens PLC experience, strongly preferred
  3. Effectively able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  4. Strong people skills with a willingness to empower the team
  5. Clear understanding of Lean Principals and Tools.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE POSITION
  1. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  2. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to handle, manipulate, or feel objects, tools or controls, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, talk and hear
  3. Employee must occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds
  4. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time
  5. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate
  6. The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences
  7. The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so other will understand
  8. The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted