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Controls Engineer

  • Specialty:

    Engineering
    • City:

      Athens
    • State:

      GA
    • 30601
  • Assignment Type:

    Direct Hire
  • Job Id:

    56253
  • Payrate:

    $40.87

Description

Controls Engineer
We have an immediate, direct hire, opening for a Controls Engineer working with an industrial manufacturing firm in Athens, GA. This person will be responsible for internal controls solutions optimization, working on new equipment integration projects, and troubleshooting and programming controls related issues on the floor. 

Responsibilities:
  • Planning, evaluating, organizing and implementing automation related projects and initiatives, including providing status updates.
  • Designing and developing new process control systems and revising/maintaining of existing processes; managing and guiding contractors, consultants and suppliers; identifying new opportunities and solutions with cost/benefit analysis and making recommendations to improve efficiencies.
  • Interacts with managers and supervisors at plant and corporate personnel to secure appropriate resources to plan and implement controls projects.
  • Works closely with the Production and Engineering Managers to coordinate changes in the production process and resolve equipment malfunctions.
  • Participates in Focus Improvement teams to resolve critical process and production problems with customers and vendors.
  • Develops and maintains automation related systems (PLC/HMI/VFD/Instrumentation/Network) and implements required updates to avoid technical obsolescence.
  • Assists maintenance team with any difficult troubleshooting issues.
  • Uses advanced tools / techniques to reduce process variations and downtime.
  • Identifies and resolves special cause variation in the process.
  • Analyzes operating problems, develops solutions and leads the implementation of corrective actions.
  • Collects, interprets and extrapolates data from the production process to monitor current equipment performance against established baselines and applies appropriate corrective actions.
  • Maintains records of plant and individual equipment performance.
  • Prepares and maintains data sheets, wiring and Process &Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID) and flow charts required for the proper and efficient operation of plant equipment.
  • Provides training for operators and maintenance personnel.
  • Assures good housekeeping practices following 5S systems, enforces plant rules and safety regulations, and supports VMVO and WCM initiatives.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in electrical engineering
  • 3-5 years’ of applied professional experience in a 24/7 facility
  • Previous experience in electrical process control, instrumentation, automation, industrial protocols/networking (switching & routing) and databases.
  • Understanding of integrated automation and information systems in a manufacturing environment.
  • Understanding of National Electrical Code (NEC) and Arc-Flash (NFPA-70E) code requirements.

 

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