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Controls Engineer

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Toccoa, GA


Stephens, GA

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY Provide the necessary Electrical Controls Engineering skills and leadership to the Engineering and Operations departments to achieve optimal levels of safety, quality, productivity and delivery to assure internal and external customer satisfaction. SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES This is a senior level position, which represents the attainment of specialized knowledge in breadth and depth. Understands advanced concepts within professional discipline. Applies knowledge and experience to complex situations. Recommends solutions to complex issues. Performs independently and uses experience to guide actions. Mentors less experienced colleagues.

· Support the Company's mission, vision and values in performance of daily activities.

· Provide key input into the development of departmental strategic goals.

· Maintain PLC based control systems for manufacturing automation and instrumentation.

· Program PLC ladder logic.

· Lead projects and assist skilled trades in electrical disciplines.

· Support operations in electrical/controls troubleshooting and continuous improvement activities.

· Generate wiring schematics and control drawings with AutoCAD, maintain all plant electrical prints.

· Work closely with engineering team to define system control needs.

· Select industrial control components, assist with MRO crib.

· Assist corporate controls in engineering changes and new programs.

· Guides design, develops and tests electrical control methods, materials, processes and results.

· Train, coach and mentor the electrical controls process for controls engineers, manufacturing and skilled trades colleagues.

· Support plant activities towards achieving customer awards and Quality registration (ex. TS 16949, ISO 14001, etc.)

· Direct and/or participate in root cause analysis and team problem solving activities (ex. 8D reports, department meetings, etc.).

· Responsible for adhering to all internal and OSHA required safety procedures in performing daily work activities.

· Assure all safety devices are properly in place and utilized and verify individual usage of personal protective equipment (PPE) by the work team.

· Maintain a positive working relationship with all levels of the organization.

· Adherence to all company policies and procedures (ex. Quality Policy Manual, Colleague Handbook, Level II Procedures etc.)

RELATIONSHIPS/CONTACTS Reports directly to the Maintenance Manager. Interfaces on a frequent basis with Operations, Materials, Tool and Die, and Quality. Interfaces on an as needed basis with HR, IT, Purchasing, Accounting, and corporate Engineering. LEADERSHIP/SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

· Ability to identify, select, train and coach engineering talent.

· Provides model behavior to demonstrate corporate values.


· Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Master’s Degree preferred.

· Minimum six (6) or more years of related technical, hands on experience.

· Experienced controls engineer with working knowledge of appropriate electrical controls and safety engineering standards, and industry practices.

· Working knowledge of PLC hardware and Ladder Logic programming.

Job Type: Full-time


Dental insurance
Health insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance

10 hour shift
8 hour shift
Work Location: One location

How to know if this opportunity is for you

You Enjoy

working indoors, working with others, fixing things, making decisions, working with equipment

You are

18 years or older

You must

be able to pass a background check, be willing to participate in a Drug Free Workplace including passing testing

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