Controls/Manufacturing Engineer

Sylacauga, AL 35150

Employment Type: Direct-Hire (Perm) Industry: Automotive Job Number: TSJN000014



The CNC Machining Engineer will be responsible for providing the Machining Engineering expertise to establish proper operation, maintenance, preventive maintenance, programming , and spare fixture engineering, for all plant production equipment as well as plant infrastructure and facilities.

This function also provides direct technical support for the production department to improve the overall performance of the production facility by:

  • Developing technician effectiveness with on-the-job training, spare parts availability; implementing continual improvement projects, and supporting production.
  • In addition, the function provides project management for all product programs

• Technically leads the design, implementation, test and startup phases of machining projects.
• Works with managers/teams to plan and schedule project activities.
• Leads efforts of a team of engineering professionals on complex projects.
• Coaches and helps develop less-experienced engineers assigned to projects.
• Provides direct technical support to the Engineering and Maintenance Department to advance the performance of the production facility.
• Use downtime and quality data and a solid analytical approach to develop and implement continual improvement.
• Serves as the technical resource for the plant operations.
• Develops and maintains plant and equipment spare parts, drawings, schematics, software programs, etc.
• Manages projects with skill; meeting deadlines, milestones, budgets, and goals.
• Supports plant-wide effort to implement Total Productive Maintenance (TPM).
• Responsible for working daily with the Engineering and Manufacturing Manager to advance the performance of the production facility.
• Provides support and guidance for the continual development of the engineering/production team framework.
• Assures that training and development needs are identified, and programs initiated.
• Ensures that the Company's principles, policies, and programs are consistently practiced.



Bachelors Degree- Engineering

Minimum 3 years' experience in a large manufacturing facility or has worked for an automation/integrations company

• Good hands on working knowledge
• Understanding of ISO and QS standards.
• Is proficient in all areas of the CNC and machining field, including but not limited to: PLC controllers and logic, electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic schematics, electro-mechanical troubleshooting skills, servo drives, data acquisition programs, robots controls and troubleshooting, automation, controls, HMI, sensing devices, CAD, and computer software.
• Allen Bradley (PLC 5, RS Logix 5000, slick 500 Control logix,), Siemens S7 Device net, Profibus, Ethernet IP, Die Casting, CNC, Robotics, and/or large hydraulic system experience is a Plus.

• Good written and verbal communication skills.
• Good reasoning abilities and sound judgment.
• Good ability of planning, organizing, and controlling activities (multitasking) • Results-oriented, product focused excellent ability to work cross functionally.
• Excellent Problem solving and debugging skills.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and follow all Federal and State employment laws.


Scott Holmes
Sr. Technical Recruiter

Scott is a seasoned Technical Recruiter with over 15 years of engineering recruiting.  Scott has the background and experience to recruit for a variety of senior roles involving complex requirements

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