Job Detail
Position: Engineer Category: Technical
City: Chicago State : IL
Branch Name: Zing Warsaw Dress Code:
Branch Phone: (574) 232-5400 Job ID: 410124
Pay Information: Order Type: Industrial
Description

Controls Engineer opportunity in the Chicago area! Great opportuntiy with a global company offering competitive pay and benefits.  

Responsibilities:

Maintain PLC based control systems for manufacturing automation and instrumentation.
- Program PLC ladder logic.
- Lead projects and assist skilled trades in electrical disciplines.
- Support operations in electrical/controls troubleshooting and continuous improvement activities.
- Generate wiring schematics and control drawings with AutoCAD, maintain all plant electrical prints.
- Work closely with engineering team to define system control needs.
- Select industrial control components, assist with MRO crib.
- Assist corporate controls in engineering changes and new programs.
- Guides design, develops and tests electrical control methods, materials, processes and results.
- Champion assigned engineering changes communicate and coordinate accordingly to all departments.
- Train, coach and mentor the electrical controls process for controls engineers, manufacturing and skilled trades colleagues.
- Support plant activities towards achieving customer awards and Quality registration (ex. TS 16949, ISO 14001, etc.)
- Direct and/or participate in root cause analysis and team problem solving activities (ex. 8D reports, department meetings, etc.).
- Responsible for adhering to all internal and OSHA required safety procedures in performing daily work activities.
- Assure all safety devices are properly in place and utilized and verify individual usage of personal protective equipment (PPE) by the work team.

Minimum Qualifications:

- Bachelor's Degree preferred
- Minimum six (6) or more years of related technical, hands on experience.
- Experienced controls engineer with working knowledge of appropriate electrical controls and safety engineering standards, and industry practices.
- Working knowledge of PLC hardware and Ladder Logic programming.
- Excellent "hands on" electrical/mechanical aptitude.
- Computer literacy and good knowledge of Microsoft Office software.
- Understanding electrical/controls circuitry and schematics.
- Working knowledge of AutoCAD
- Working knowledge of Ethernet, factory automation systems (Activplant) and server networking.
- Knowledge of NEC and general machine safety, electrical safety and machine guarding components; high level of safety awareness (RIA and OSHA}.
- Knowledge of ANSI standards for presses and assembly machines.
- Knowledge of factory information system.
- Specialized knowledge of the following electrical/mechanical components:
- Optical/Inductive/Capacitive sensors
- Motors and drive systems
- Contactors, starters, relays, switches
- Power supplies and transformers
- Electrical enclosures and wiring devices.
- Excellent organizational, analytical and communication skills.
- Ability to read and write in English and perform mathematical calculations.

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