Controls Engineer

Sylacauga, AL 35150

Employment Type: Direct-Hire (Perm) Industry: Automotive Job Number: TSJN000011


Responsible for providing the Electrical/Controls Engineering expertise to establish proper operation, maintenance, preventive maintenance, reliability, and spare parts, for all plant production equipment as well as plant infrastructure and facilities.

This function also provides direct technical support for the maintenance 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.

Main responsibilities

• 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 Continuous Improvement Leader to advance the performance of the production facility.
• Provides support and guidance for the continual development of the engineering/maintenance 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.



• Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering

• English

• 3 years' of experience in a large manufacturing facility or automation/integrations company
• 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.

• Excellent Problem solving and debugging skills.
• 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.

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


Mark Talley
Sr. Technical Recruiter

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