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Controls Engineer in Union, SC at Gestamp North America

Date Posted: 4/25/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY
The primary function of this position will be to define and develop new and enhanced solutions for approaches to delivering production services, test and optimize the functionality of equipment and define technical requirements as well as ensure that production lines are commissioned, built and maintained according to Gestamp Automotive Systems and regulatory safety standard. This position will work across the organization to foster continuous improvement for long-term success.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES



  • Define and develop new and enhanced solutions for approaches to delivering production services, test and optimize the functionality of equipment and define technical requirements

  • Ensure that production lines are commissioned, built and maintained according to Gestamp Automotive Systems and regulatory safety standards

  • Prepare technical reports on the production line performance for peers and management; Record completed tasks/projects.

  • Serve as the point of contact for other maintenance personnel and Multi-Craft Technicians; May supervise other technical personnel

  • Provide documentation of completed tasks in the Daily Shift Log

  • Evaluate the effectiveness of optimization and corrective actions on the production lines

  • Develop solutions and budgets for internal projects and changes

  • Be responsible for company owned equipment and use in a correct and proper manner

  • Other duties as assigned.



RELOCATION PACKAGE IS AVAILABLE

Job Requirements

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE



  • Bachelor's degree (B. S.) in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering preferred.  

  • At least 5 years Advanced Manufacturing Engineering experience is required. 

  • Automotive experience is required



KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES


  • Possess the following attributes and characteristics at a Mastery Level:

  • Electrical and Electronic knowledge

  • High level programming skills on Robots, PLC and HMI (preferably Beckhoff TwinCat, Siemens S7 and Win CC,

  • Rockwell RS Logix5000, Factory Talk View, PILS, KUKA)

  • Extensive knowledge in selection of field bus of various kinds (Ethernet/IP, EtherCat, Profibus, Interbus, etc.).

  • Programming and troubleshooting of various drives

  • Demonstrated ability to independently manage a project

  • Planning, documentation and part selection skills

  • Proven ability to troubleshoot and develop solutions to complex technical issues

  • Computer skills in software and hardware component level

  • Excellent multi-task skills; able to prioritize accordingly



PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS OF THE JOB
The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
Performs all work in accordance with OSHA and MIOSHA standards and company policies and procedures.  May participate on Safety Committee and work groups.  May assist with safety audits and reports to management.