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Staffing - Controls Technician II

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Apex Systems, Inc Painted Post , NY 14870

Posted 3 months ago

Description
Controls / IT Technician (Shift Coverage)

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: 12-hour rotating shifts, however in special scenarios additional hours may be necessary to achieve plant up-time objectives.

Scope of position:
Controls shift-tech with a primary focus on troubleshooting various automated systems and providing level 1 IT support within the manufacturing environment of the Diesel Manufacturing Facility, located in Painted Post, NY.

Role within group:

  • Member of cross-functional Controls Engineering team tasked with providing first line of defense support and assisting with the implementation of various functionality enhancements.
    Day to day responsibilities:

  • Serve as an electrical controls resource that provides support and troubleshooting of following production areas

  • Initiate and maintain relationships with Operations and Maintenance to provide first responder Controls and level 1 IT support. The primary focus will be to safely get equipment back in operation and performing at established rates and quality. A detailed log of events is to be submitted electronically at the end of each shift.

  • Control system troubleshooting will include but not limited to, programmable control systems (PLC), human machine interfaces (HMI), robots, motion control, measurement systems, instrumentation, dryers, kilns, material handling systems, networks, computer system hardware, and computer system software application support for MES and data collection systems.

  • Work utilizing plant and division electrical controls standards. Serve as a technical resource for questions regarding deviation and interpretation as well as managing changes during off-shift time periods.

  • Individual must be capable of executing assignments, in a team based environment, with minimal supervision.

Education and experience:
Associates Degree in Electrical Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology (with an emphasis on Electrical or Controls Systems), or Engineering Science, or work-related experience with an Associates Degree in progress.

Required skills:

High level of technical curiosity that will enable unique solutions to the technical challenges incumbent in the position.

Ability and interest to learn, and apply, new technologies in support of overall technical objectives.

Fundamental understanding of electrical design practices, machine / motion control systems, electro-mechanical systems, robotics, programming, and system integration

Demonstrated knowledge of control systems design, programming, and systems integration with an understanding of open loop and closed loop control systems

Familiar with the latest technologies in the following areas: control systems integration, controls architectures, PLCs, motion control systems, electro-mechanical drive systems, robotics, part sensing, vision, risk assessment, HMIs, and safety systems

Able to work and contribute in team based environment that is cross-functional

Possesses an understanding of general mechanics and ability to apply it when
troubleshooting

Self-starter, who is able to exceed expectations for their objectives and timelines with a minimal amount of supervision

Sound troubleshooting, problem solving and decision-making processes and skills

Highly motivated, results oriented, customer focused, with a high commitment level

Good communication and organizational skills

Ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds and experience: Maintenance Personnel, Operators, Process Engineers, Project Managers, Technicians, and Controls Engineers

Desired skills:

Allen Bradley hardware and PLC

Rockwell software including AssetCentre

Machine motion control experience

Fanuc robot experience

PLC programing: ladder logic, function block, structured text, and state based programing practices

Vision programming skills

IT related experience: hardware, software, networking, SQL Database, VB, and C++ programming

Knowledge of ceramic manufacturing

Prior experience moving a new product or processes from development into manufacturing

Knowledgeable in applicable national and international electrical and robotic design and safety codes

Entrepreneurial

Forward looking

Manager Must Haves:

Fundamental understanding of electrical design practices, machine / motion control systems, electro-mechanical systems, robotics, programming, and system integration

Demonstrated knowledge of control systems design, programming, and systems integration with an understanding of open loop and closed loop control systems

Familiar with the latest technologies in the following areas: control systems integration, controls architectures, PLCs, motion control systems, electro-mechanical drive systems, robotics, part sensing, vision, risk assessment, HMIs, and safety systems

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or .

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We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. The EEO is the Law poster is available here.



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Staffing - Controls Technician II

Expired Job

Apex Systems, Inc