Controls Engineering Leader - Gastonia, North Carolina United States - 16397



JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 16397
Title: Controls Engineering Leader
Job Location: Gastonia, North Carolina - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Other Compensation: 7-15% Bonus (TBD)
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


Great opportunity to join a global manufacturing leader as the Controls Engineer/ Leader with strategic responsibility for managing and directing the plant Control Engineering team responsible for new and upgrades for electro-mechanical equipment and systems.  Includes designing, building, testing, troubleshooting, repairing and modifying software to support the high volume production operations.  Siemens experience required.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Responsibilities:
 
--- Participate on Plant and Engineering Management Team to determine goals and strategy for Controls Engineering Group.  Implement projects and timelines based on cost, production schedules, and criticality.
--- Determine the electrical and controls system design solutions based on engineering principles and providing automated production solutions.
--- Perform technical calculations supporting design including electrical requirements, robotic safety standards, and motor controls.
--- Define equipment and upgrades for assembly lines and individual pieces of equipment.  Design of customized solutions including manufacturing automation and safety systems.
--- Build and validate systems which include pneumatic, servos, variable drives, relays, communication networks, touchscreens, push button and robotic integration.
--- Provide technical support from line conception to installation and operation.
--- Create documentation such as operations manuals, programming diagrams, network diagrams, and electrical drawings.
--- Resolve operational problems related to projects and minimize delays or unexpected cost increases.
--- Responsible for project success whether project leader or as part of a project team.
--- Ensure all relevant safety objectives and legal requirements are observed for all work completed.
--- Interpret operational interruptions, identify and address design parameters and engineering problems and ensure solutions are implemented accurately.
--- Support commissioning of new assembly lines and systems onsite and at supplier facilities.

QUALIFICATIONS

--- BS Electrical Engineering degree with 8+ years experience as Controls Engineer/ Manager in control and electrical system design utilizing Siemens, Allen Bradley, RSLogix 5000, AutoCAD Electrical for manufacturing plants.
--- Extensive technical knowledge of automated industrial system designs including specification of vision, power, sensor, inspection, and communications systems.  Programming experience is required.
--- Able to work In the USA without sponsorship, now or in the future.

Education:
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree

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