2nd & 3rd Shift Controls Technician

New Hudson, MI 48165

Posted: 02/21/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Category: 2 - Engineering & Manufacturing Job Number: JO10000096 Pay Rate: $38.00

Job Description

A Leading Automotive Supplier in the Novi, Michigan area is in need of 2nd and 3rd Shift Controls Technician's. These are Full Time, Permanent, Direct Hire Positions offering Competitive Compensation, Off Shift Premium, Bonus Potential, Good Benefits, Paid Holidays and Paid Vacation.
Reporting to the Senior Controls Engineer, the Controls tech will provide support, leadership and direction to the Operations Team in the development of standards and specifications as it pertains to new equipment and to Maintenance Technicians on the controls function for the Maintenance Department.  
    Associate Degree in Electronics from a minimum 2 year College or Technical school i.e., Electrical Engineering, Industrial Technology or Industrial Electrical License preferred.
    Work experience with Rockwell, Allen Bradley, Fanuc, RS Logix5000, Factory Talk, various vision systems and Ethernet controls systems required 
    Create, read, understand and modify electrical prints and specifications 
    Working knowledge of HMI s and the ability to add, edit or remove functions from HMI s.
    Working knowledge of resistance spot and GMAW.
    Experience with Bosch weld controls.
    Excellent math skills with the ability to apply to analyze data.
    Ability to demonstrate and use Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, PanelBuilder, EPLAN 


    Supports engineering in the development of standards and specifications, including a complete purchase parts list related to controls systems.
    Provides technical support for controls systems during the introduction of new equipment. Assembles and installs new equipment and supervises equipment assembly and installation.
    Ensures proper controls-specific documentation delivery from the Original Equipment Manufacturer(s) and maintains documents (e.g., electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic schematics, panel layouts, PLC, operator display, operator interface, robot programs, and machine power distribution) throughout equipment life cycle; and documents any changes during that time.
    Plans the updates, modifications, and continuous improvement of existing controls systems including robotic programs, ladder logic programs, relay logic, electrical distribution, motor controls, operator interface, hydraulics, and pneumatics distribution and control.
    Design and write advanced electrical controls programs as required.
    Provides technical support to the Assembly Department for resolving PLC, weld controls and robotic systems.
    Documents equipment breakdown/activity in electronic database and provides reports as requested. Uses reports to analyze opportunities for improvement.
    Schedules and completes back-ups of all electronic machine control and robotic programs on a set schedule.
    Installs and maintains all plant floor machine controls to Ethernet gateways, links and connections; maintains all sub-machine control data highways and coordinates and supports with the plant floor Ethernet machine drop routing and Ethernet message traffic control.
    Inspects equipment conditions utilizing established Preventative Maintenance procedures.
    Plans and leads cross-functional project teams supporting activities related to controls issues.
    Provides leadership and direction to Maintenance personnel during equipment downtime situations, and coordinates with the Assembly management team.
    Takes part in the continuous improvement process to improve productivity and quality (provides suggestions at team meetings, understands losses and gives ideas/solutions, participates in trials/experiments, volunteers on committee or focus group activities, etc.) and focuses on solutions.
    Attends departmental and plant-wide communication meetings as scheduled.
    Attends training as scheduled.
    Complies with relevant Quality and Environmental programs (e.g. TS16949, ISO14001).

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