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Lincolnton, NC, US
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$92,000.00 - $98,000.00 /Year

Job Summary

Great electrical Controls Opportunity!

Local Company is starting a transformation project with their assembly lines, purchasing and installing new automated equipment. They need to hire a 2-3 contract controls engineers to help supplement the FTE employees. These engineers need to be able to program/edit/modify code, help install, commission and integrate machinery.

Role Purpose:
Research, develop, design, and integrate PC and PLC controllers and drive systems for the purpose of supporting manufacturing and assembly operations as well as advanced Engineering and Training Support plant wide.

Key Responsibilities

- Comply with all company and departmental policies and procedures
- Troubleshoot issues involving controls programs and provide advanced support to various software packages and Controls documents.
- Make program modifications as needed for efficient operation of plant machinery as well as HMI Interface and graphics applications for more efficient operator interaction.
- Control "PG" and laptop devices that are necessary for troubleshooting equipment.
- Formulate action plans when needed to ensure that major issues are resolved.
- Work in partnership with machine vendors a manufacturing engineers to design and develop effective automated PLC control and drive systems to support the production requirements and goals. Make recommendations for improvements to systems as needed.
- Provide direction and train maintenance personnel in corrective maintenance and installation of electronic equipment.
- Prepare training curriculum and offer instruction on various software packages and processes to Maintenance and advanced support staff
- Establish protocols and be responsible for system access, backups and data recovery.
- Establish and maintain comprehensive inventory of all machine software packages within the area of responsibility. Ensure that software updates are obtained and installed as needed.
- Act as the company representative to insure that all newly purchased machines have all necessary software, licenses and back-up programs. Screen programs to ensure that English language conversions have been completed and if necessary work with machine supplier to correct any issues.
- Contact vendor to resolve problems related to controls issues.
- Partner with IT Department to ensure line servers are maintained and updated as needed.
- Attend production briefs when needed.
- Maintain Lockout/Tagout, CPR, First Aid, Confined Space Entry and other safety related certifications.
- Endure strict adherence to OSHA, ISO-TS 16949, ISO 14001 and other standards.

Please email Jim Russell if interested. Please include salary expections and reasons as to why you would be a great fit.

Thanks, Jim

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Contact Information

Jim Russell