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Controls Engineer



Posting ID: JP-001976131

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Job Summary: Provide engineering support to Facilities group, troubleshoot PLC control problems, advance the state of program development and management, and help develop new methods of manufacturing in the casting industry. Develops and improves manufacturing processes by application of automated equipment. Develop a method to automate having the equipment computer, PLC and HMI programs remain current. Work with the Maintenance personnel to understand the root cause of control-related failures. Develop within the Maintenance department a basic understanding of higher level controls troubleshooting. Essential Job Functions: Demonstrates a solid understanding of computer programming and software development. Has the ability to troubleshoot equipment problems and perform complex system tests. Possesses creative thinking skills and is a detail-oriented personality. Is able to communicate well to other members of the development team. Can document electrical design, schematics and drawings in AutoCAD. Works with cross functional teams to develop new control methods giving Operations what is needed. Interprets controls needs of mechanical designs. Develops an electrical and controls standard for new equipment. Research supplier products for the best fit for an existing problem. May assist Production engineering in problem solving of quality issues as it relates to controls capability. Eliminate waste and elevate the productivity using Lean Manufacturing program. Participate in the startup of new equipment. Ability to cooperate; work effectively and professionally with all levels in the organization, both internal and external customers. Demonstrate regular and reliable attendance at work. Provides manufacturing engineering information by answering questions and requests. Completes design and development projects by training and guiding technicians. Ensures all equipment controls are accurately defined and maintained. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. Responsible for adherence to all safety policies, practices and procedures. Ability to work flexible hours. Qualifications: Education: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (BSEE preferred) Experience: 5+ years work experience in manufacturing environment. Preference to Investment Casting Experience. Other Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: PLC and HMI programming is a must. Configuring and designing HMI/OIT systems. Familiar with Motion Control and Vision. Robot experience is a plus. Decision Making and Problem Solving: Able to take action in solving problems with exhibiting judgment and a realistic understanding of issues. Experience and skill in troubleshooting control systems. Working Conditions: Working Environment: Shop Floor, Office Physical Demands: Sitting or standing long periods of time, may be required to lift Metal castings up to 50 lbs; extended periods of time using a computer screen Travel Requirements: May be required to travel to other Turbine Technologies sites, as needed Required PPE: Check for required PPE in areas you may be working in Safety Glasses: Needed in all areas of the plant Steel to shoes: Needed in all areas of the plant


Allen-bradley, Electrical, Automation

Top Skills Details:

Allen Bradley PLC programming/troubleshooting Robotics experience (Kawasaki preferred but not required)

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About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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Recruiter: Braden Conn


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