Controls Engineer

Shiloh Industries, Inc. Dickson , TN 37056

Posted 4 months ago

Description

Position Description:

Our vision for this position is to plan, direct, and coordinate manufacturing processes in industrial plant by performing the following duties.

This position is necessary to support daily activities of production from upgrading equipment and introducing alternate procedures to lower cycle times while increasing production.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Analyze equipment/systems throughout the plant on improvements, specifications, designs to maintain and improve to offer effective uptime and continuous improvement.

  • Study specifications such as blueprints, sketches, models, or descriptions, and visualizes product to determine materials required and machines to be used to fabricate equipment and make necessary modifications.

  • Compute dimensions, plans layout, and determines assembly method and sequence of operations.

  • Programming/Troubleshooting Allen Bradley PLC's, SLC 500, Series 5

  • Assist in trouble shooting Electrical/Mechanical systems; servo drives, press controls, panel views, robotic controllers, electrical programs.

  • Develops, evaluates, and improves manufacturing methods, controls, devices, and systems to improve overall productivity, safety in line with continuous improvement systems.

  • Responsible for engineering, programming, installation and recording data in regard to electrical/electromechanical information on the production floor and facility.

  • Analyzes and plans work force utilization, space requirements, and workflow, and designs layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency.

  • Confers with planning and design staff concerning product design and tooling to ensure efficient production methods.

  • Confers with vendors to determine product specifications and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials, or parts, and evaluates products according to specifications and quality standards.

  • Estimates production times, staffing requirements, and related costs to provide information for management decisions.

  • Confers with management, engineering, and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations to facilitate production processes.

  • Applies statistical methods to estimate future manufacturing requirements and potential.

  • Ability to work overtime

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • This role has no supervisory responsibilities

Minimum Requirements

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor's degree (B. S.) from four year college or university; or five years related experience in field with proven success in Electrical Engineering design, programming, troubleshooting and practical implementation.

Skills and Abilities

  • Robotics (ABB, Nachi Robots Preferred)

  • Experience writing PLC Programs from concept

  • Control Logix, SLC 500 series and Micro Logix, and Safety PLC: Pilz and Guard Logics

  • Perform Root Cause Analyste

  • Poka Yoke Design

  • Stamping Press Controls including Transfer Systems, Preferred

  • Wintress Press Controls, Preferred

  • Robot Resistance and Mig weld processes

  • Medar weld controllers

  • AC, DC Servo Drives experience

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively present information to top management, customers, plant personnel, regulatory agencies, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

  • Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

  • Shiloh Industries does not seek or accept unsolicited resumes or offers of recruiting service associated with any published or unpublished employment opportunities. Any unsolicited information sent to any member within Shiloh Industries will be considered as unencumbered and free from any fee or charge whatsoever. Only members of our Talent Acquisition Team have authority to engage or authorize recruiting services.

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