Controls Engineer

Terre Haute, Indiana · Manufacturing

$65,000 - $90,000 ( - Yearly)
Our client is a large World Class Tier I automotive supplier with over 20,000 employees. This successful company is in the process of filling a couple CONTROLS ENGINEERING positions. The successful candidate will have 3 to 8 years experience working as Controls Engineer within a high paced unionized Tier I automotive or similar high paced manufacturing environment.

Job Description

  • Develop hardware and software specifications for equipment subcontractors and assume responsibility for overall controls package interfacing for new equipment and major projects using existing equipment.

  • Train maintenance technicians in equipment operation and troubleshooting.

  • Engineer control hardware / software upgrades necessary to improve operating efficiency of equipment.

  • Modification of process equipment control system to ensure maximum production output while minimizing down-time: this includes modifications to improve plantwide costs and efficiencies.

  • Engineer program changes/improvements for equipment controls toward process changes/improvements

  • Maintain specification standards for new and existing process equipment control systems.

  • Plantwide training for new and existing process equipment control systems.

  • Repair and troubleshoot new and existing process equipment control systems.

  • Develop tools and documents to troubleshoot problems quickly.

  • Coordinate outside suppliers, as required, to achieve primary job responsibilities.

  • Control document updates for SOP's, ACAD, operation manuals relating to the equipment.

  • Provide technical support to all lines.

  • Assist in team environment to resolve engineering issues.


  • Two year Electrical Engineering degree or equivalent certificate in Technical Training.

  • 5-7 years experience as controls, engineer or in manufacturing experience.

  • Experience with Robot Programming, PLC Programming and RSLogix 5000

  • Experience with Allen-Bradley PLC's

  • Expereince with FANUC Robotics

  • Experience with installation, start-up and debug of new process equipment.

  • Experience with electrical devices: motors, power supplies, generators, transformers, etc.

  • Experience / familiarity with process interface devices: proximity and limit switches, transducer relays, solenoids, temperature / pressure indicators, etc.

  • Familiarity with hydraulics and pneumatics as related to circuit and system logic and function.

  • Experience with computer hardware interface and PLC.

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