CONTROLS ENGINEER

Employment type: 

  • Full time

Years of experience: 

  • 3 - 5 years

Qualifications: 

Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field preferred Education/Credentials/Certifications Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Knowledge of electronics Understanding of schematics and program reading Knowledgeable in a variety of machine software Basic algebraic mathematical ability Understanding of standard to metric conversions Excellent oral and written language ability Ability to follow step-by-step procedures Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment Willingness to learn Excellent computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office Project Management skills Physical Demands and Working Conditions The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by any worker to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. In terms of movement, the job may require kneeling, crouching, reaching, handling, use of fingers, feeling, repetitive motions, eye/hand/foot coordination, standing, walking, frequent us of hearing and smelling to distinguish sounds and odors indicating malfunction, and occasional balancing. In terms of vision, the job may require near acuity, far acuity, depth perception, accommodation, color vision, and peripheral vision. Environmental conditions may include contact with water or other liquids, noise, atmospheric conditions, and occasional extreme heat. Hazards may include proximity to moving, mechanical parts, exposure to electrical components, working in high, exposed places, and occasional exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals. May require Medium Physical Strength* *Physical Strength ☐SEDENTARY - Exerts up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. ☒MEDIUM - Exert up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. of force constantly to move objects.

Description: 

Our Business Area Components Technology is passionate about everything that moves. It produces components for all application areas such as front and rear axles of all Porsche models or large-diameter anti-friction slewing rings for windmill-powered plants. 30.000 employees are responsible for the success of this Business Area.

thyssenkrupp integrated its Forging & Machining and Undercarriage businesses to start the new business unit Forged Technologies. With roughly 7,000 employees at 18 production sites in seven different countries, thyssenkrupp Forged Technologies has sales of over one billion euros and operates over 50 forging press lines and more than 150 machining and assembly lines in seven countries. The product portfolio includes undercarriage systems for heavy machinery as well as crankshafts, connecting rods, pistons, chassis products, transmission systems and rotor shafts for the automotive industry.

Your responsibilities

Summary

The Controls Engineer reports to the Electronic Services Group Leader and is responsible for troubleshooting and repairing plant equipment as well as taking on and overseeing special electronics projects.

Major Areas of Responsibility

  • Troubleshooting, repairing plant equipment, and PLC Programming
  • Taking on special projects pertaining to plant electronics
  • Assisting E-Techs

Specific Responsibilities of the Job

  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair plant equipment involving checking voltages, changing out bad components, switching out gauges, as well as making camera and software adjustments
  • Program PLCs and diagnose machine faults/failures
  • Research and recommend machine control upgrades to address outdated controls
  • Document changes to electrical drawings and generate upgraded drawings
  • Prepare daily log reports and document/track the off shift activity to ensure proper follow up on machine problems and repairs
  • Assist E-Techs
  • Work on special projects such as machine function additions and troubleshooting, and repairing plant equipment
  • Adding PLC relay outputs at the request of the customer
  • Other projects and responsibilities as specified

Standards of Performance

  • Minimizes downtime and improves machine efficiency
  • Sees special projects through to completion

 

Your profile

Essential Functions

  • Proficient in English Language
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team
  • PLC experience, CNC troubleshooting experience, and AC/ DC servo drive experience
  • Walking in a manufacturing setting with multiple stairs and inclines

 

Our offer to you

To learn more about thyssenkrupp in North America, please visit our website: https://www.thyssenkrupp-north-america.com

We work together closely and respect each other, for over 200 years now and up till today. If that is just as important to you as it is to us, apply now!

 

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