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Controls Engineer

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Mansfield, OH
$70,000 - $100,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Jan 09, 2019
Job ID
Controls Engineer
Mansfield, Ohio area

Do you enjoy fast-paced manufacturing environments?
Do you have a strong background in PLCs and/or robotics?
Do you enjoy project management?
This position could be for you!

Successful, fast-paced automotive supplier has an opportunity for an Controls Engineer to join their engineering team. The company supplies to the automotive industry and is diverse in their customer base. The Controls Engineer will report to the Manager of Engineering and Maintenance.   Daily duties will include:
  • Partnering with production and process engineering to maximize equipment efficiencies and reduce scrap rates
  • Completing cost analysis, justification, specification and procurement of capital projects
  • Programming and troubleshooting PLCs and robotics
  • Performing electrical troubleshooting to eliminate downtime in an assigned manufacturing area
  • Managing machine vision systems
  • Partnering with team members to complete continuous improvement activities utilizing Six Sigma methodologies
  • Assisting with HMI troubleshooting, upgrading and installation
  • Completing documentation on project status 
  • Other duties as assigned by management
This position requires candidates to be on the manufacturing floor up to 50% of their time. Candidates should have strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills, be able to build rapport with the hourly workforce and have good work history.  The average work week will spend 40% of the time on projects, 40% of the time working on process improvements and troubleshooting and up to 20% of the time on administrative/reporting functions.

Benefits are very competitive, including profit sharing, medical (day one of employment), dental, 401K, life, LTD, paid holidays and vacation.

Requirements for the Controls Engineer:
1. A Bachelor’s Degree in a technical field, is highly preferred 
2. A minimum of 1-3 years in a similar controls engineering role
3. A strong background troubleshooting and programming PLCs and/or robotics
4. A proven track record of process improvements, including improving up time, increasing throughput and/or reducing scrap
5. Microsoft Office

Skills that are preferred, BUT NOT required:
1. Automotive supplier experience
2. Strong project management and/or capital equipment projects
3. Vision systems  
4. SCADA software

Why work for this organization:
1. Diverse automotive business mix
2. Facility is growing and adding hourly and salary staff
3. Opportunity for advancement
4. Competitive benefits, including profit sharing and 401K
5. Medical benefits available day one of employment
6. Upgrading technology in the plant
7. Company is privately held and a leader in their industry

Candidates are preferred to be local to the Mansfield, Ohio area. Regional relocations will be offered for candidates meeting all requirements.

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