Controls Engineer - Metal Manufacturing Industry Client- Auburn Hills

Reports to: Plant Manager

Job Type: Full Time

Work Schedule: M-F, 8-hour shift; 3pm – 11:30pm or 12am; Some Saturdays as required

Job Summary:

  •  What you will be doing:

    • Provide support to manufacturing engineering department through programming and troubleshooting assembly lines, test machines and other automated operations on the production floor
    • Responsible for programming automation and controls systems involving PLC’s (programmable
      logic controllers)
    • Maintain and update PLC programs on a scheduled / required basis
    • Write and edit data acquisition programs for test machines and equipment
    • Create equipment manuals consisting of electrical and pneumatic drawings
    • Participate in meetings, seminars, and training sessions to stay apprised of new developments
      in field
    • Layout and wire electrical panels for machinery
    • Communicate with manufacturing engineering on the use of technology throughout the
      company to help increase job performance efficiencies
    • Other duties as assigned
  • Requirements

    What makes you qualified:

    • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) in electrical or computer engineering from four-year college or
      university or high school diploma or GED; plus, minimum 3 years’ experience in the mechanical,
      manufacturing or electrical disciplines
    • Able to create and read logic and flow diagrams for program design, programming, simulation,
      testing, and start-up
    • Basic electrical safety and troubleshooting
    • Must have advanced knowledge of reading blueprints and schematics
    • Basic understanding of industrial electrical work
    • Basic system networking and PC skills
    • Organizational, analytical and communication skills

    Can you meet these physical demands?

    Physical demands:  

    • Must be able to sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
    • Must be able to see, talk, hear, touch, feel and reach with hands and arms.
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth
      perception and ability to adjust focus
    • Must be able to frequently walk & stand for short periods of time
    • Must be able to lift and move up to 10 pounds, occasionally lift and move objects up to 35 lbs

    Work environment: Work is generally performed within a manufacturing, production, assembly environment using standard manufacturing/assembly equipment;

    • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate
    • Work with safe manufacturing processes

    Do you have clearance to work?              

    • Signing the Company non-solicitation and non-disclosure agreements
    • Acceptable results from a Company initiated background check
    • Compliance with the Federal Form I-9 completion timelines and policies and confirmation of employment authorization by the U.S. Federal electronic system, E-Verify
      • All newly-hired employees are queried through the U.S. Federal Electronic Employment Verification System, “E-Verify”.  Section 1 of the Form I-9 may be completed upon your acceptance of this job offer, but no later than your first day of employment.  On your first day, but no later than your third day, you will need to bring original documentation to verify your eligibility to work in the U.S.

     What’s in it for you?

    • Medical, Dental, Disability and Life Insurance
    • Additional voluntary benefit policies such as critical care and hospitalization programs
    • 401(k); 50% company match of up to 4%
    • Paid vacation and paid holidays