Controls Engineer

Location: Thorofare, New Jersey US


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Job Number: 25582

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  • Troubleshoot and resolve process and machine problems to ensure and improve manufacturing efficiencies and uptime. Support Manufacturing of coiled strip processing, stamping & forming, machining, finishing operations and assembly.
  • Work with maintenance personnel to support plant systems (power, utilities, compressor, wastewater) as necessary.
  • Introduce new technology and automation into the manufacturing process.
  • Determine the functional requirements for new equipment and identify upgrade requirements that are needed for existing equipment.
  • Work with the various manufacturing departments to define those needs, develop solutions including implementation of new equipment and upgrades to help meet those requirements.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to identify problems in existing manufacturing processes and development solutions to help improve those processes.
  • Work with Engineering and R&D to help develop and implement new product / process designs.
  • Develop specifications for equipment/line modifications and/or additions
  • Develop project resource requirements - time, money, manpower
  • Prepare and submit requests for project funding (CAR's)
  • Prepare and submit purchase specification and purchase requirements for projects
  • Coordinate plant and contract personnel with Production and Facilities departments
  • Develop engineering designs for equipment/layout
  • Prepare electrical drawings for new installations or equipment modifications
  • Schedule and facilitate design and project status meetings with contractors, consultants, plant personnel and management. Prepare and develop associated reports as necessary.
  • Train plant personnel on the operation and maintenance of equipment/modifications
  • Qualify new installations/modifications for production use
  • Maintain project documentation
  • Assist departments with equipment budget preparation

Required Skills
  • Superior interpersonal skills including both verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to work dynamically in a cross-functional environment
  • Working knowledge of process controls system and their applications
  • Proficient in programming PLC's (Allen Bradley, Siemens, etc.) and VFDs
  • Competent skills with PC's, networking, device communications and database design
  • Good communication skills - must be able to develop specifications, proposals, and presentations and communicate effectively within the organization
  • Working knowledge of "AutoCAD" or Solidworks, MS Project and MS Office is desirable
  • Knowledge of vision system and robotics is a plus
  • Strong capabilities with Microsoft O365 Platforms

Required Experience
  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience
  • 5 years minimum previous Industrial Manufacturing experience
  • 2 years Project Management Experience

Job Location
Thorofare, New Jersey, United States
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City: Thorofare

Location_formattedLocationLong: Thorofare, New Jersey US

State: New Jersey

Community / Marketing Title: Controls Engineer

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Requisition Number: 2016157

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