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3rd Shift Controls Engineer



Posting ID: JP-002180492

Full Time
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Company is adding a 3rd shift Controls Engineer to their team of four Controls Engineers. This person will work 10pm-6am. The shift starts at 10pm on Sunday and it ends at 6am Friday morning, so they are off every weekend. The shifts are staggered so that they can work with usually two different Controls Engineers per night. This job will be split 50/50 between new projects and troubleshooting problems for production and maintenance groups.

As a Controls Engineer (3rd shift), you'll be responsible for maintaining/improving the physical equipment within a defined production area. Accountable for full technical ownership of assigned areas.

You'll work with a team of Union skilled trades maintenance technicians, hourly Team Leaders, Process Improvement Engineers, Quality and Business Managers. In this role you will make critical engineering choices with regards to equipment and processes needed to meet the goals of the area.

Essential Responsibilities:

• Provide technical leadership, program management, and expertise to Plant Operations, to include providing leadership and direction to the maintenance team.

• Be a point of contact for technical changes to assigned area and accountable for conclusion making process.

• Improve and direct Preventive Maintenance plan for assigned area.

• Root cause based troubleshooting, schematic reading, PLC's and ladder logic programming, variable frequency drives, Ethernet communications, Vision Systems and safety procedures such as Lock Out -Tag Out.

• Execute routine equipment purchases, to include presenting justification for capital expenses or process improvements, design and specification of equipment and standardization of equipment within manufacturing methods and safety requirements.

• First response to our maintenance employees when guidance or assistance is required. This will include some after hours and weekend supervision.

• Establish, develop, implement and sustain world-class practices in our Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) program and deliver continuous improvement in the areas of up-time and cost controls.

• Coordinate with Advanced Manufacturing Engineer (AME) efforts to ensure operational efficiency goals are met.

• Provide support, direction and training to AMEs, Process Improvement Engineers, maintenance, systems and shop projects with specification, drawings, equipment/process acceptance, and trouble-shooting.

• Initiate and integrate activities to resolve repetitive production problems and implement preventive maintenance programs on key pieces of equipment to improve process output reliability.

• Provide leadership to hourly maintenance employees to ensure day-to-day production requirements.

• Establish measured work practices for maintenance employees, to include documentation of work performed and the time required to perform it.

• Provide training and aid in trouble-shooting and downtime response in specified area of expertise.

• Steer up-time and equipment reliability improvements through simplification activities.

• Develop and guide cross functional projects with other departments and suppliers to make entire supply chain more robust, driving OEE.


Automation, PLC Programming, Electrical Engineer, electrical troubleshooting, VFD, machine control

Top Skills Details:

Automation, PLC Programming, Electrical Engineer, electrical troubleshooting, VFD, machine control

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or other technical Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Demonstrated Project Management skills.
  • Previous supervisory experience and/or experience working directly with high volume manufacturing Prod

Experience Level:

Intermediate Level

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.

Contact Information

Recruiter: Olivia Taylor

Phone: +15024933118


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