Controls Engineer

Linwood, NC 27299

Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Engineering Job Number: 93584 Branch: Direct Hire

Job Description

The Resource is seeking a Control Engineer for our client, a global leader in the manufacturing of wood-based materials for the furniture and interior design, flooring and building products, located in Linwood, NC! This is permanent, Direct-Hire opportunity that offers a competitive salary (depending in experience) and has 1st shift schedule (8:00am-5:00pm). The Controls Engineer would be responsible for coordinating all systems controls and ensure all equipment is working properly and fully operational. Ideal candidates should have Technical hands-on ability relating to automation hardware and software, understanding of PLC control systems, and strong understanding of electrical diagrams. If you have a technical and engineering background seeking an opportunity to further your career, apply today!

- To coordinate all aspects of the PLC Siemens control system, to operate efficiently and effectively to predetermined and agreed standards, and within budgetary constraints and quality standards
- To undertake a comprehensive training program, to be able to understand every aspect of the Electrical engineering requirements within PLC Siemens.
- To operate the company support systems and ensure they are properly used and maintained. To attend any further training / development courses as required
- To ensure the plant and equipment is fully operational and meets production requirements 365 days per year. To provide support to the manufacturing areas whilst meeting budgetary requirements and within agreed timescales
- To assist with planning, installation and commissioning equipment as required. To monitor equipment performance
- To ensure a suitable availability of required essential spare parts, through liaison with the engineering manager and stores manager
- To assist when requested, with capital project planning and installation
- To coordinate all control system engineering aspects of Siemens (involving PLC Siemens (Simatic S7-1500), HMI Siemens WinCC, VFD (variable frequency drives: Sinamics, SEW, Lenze) while ensuring compliance with standards and current legislation, are maintained
- To organize the planning, maintenance and modifications of control system
- To provide recommendations to improve plant and efficiency, along with cost effectiveness
- To communicate, cooperate where required with other group personnel
- To attend any meetings required as part of the normal duties, including occasional trips abroad
- To demonstrate professional development by keeping skills up to date and in providing evidence of continuing development
- To communicate effectively with the Management team in relation to all aspects of the operations, ensuring all issues are communicated in a timely and efficient manner and following the established reporting procedures
- To operate as a member of a team helping to achieve optimum plant utilization and efficiency
- To promote Safety, Health, Environmental and quality awareness
- To ensure that the operation and related tasks are conducted in a safe working manner and that any incidents/accidents and hazards are duly reported
- To maintain an orderly administrative system for the section, ensuring accuracy in all documentation
- To ensure induction and safety training for new starters or visitors as required
- Other duties as assigned

- Technical hands-on ability relating to automation hardware and software
- Understanding of PLC control system architecture and field control devices Siemens preferred, but other will be considered
- Strong understanding of electrical diagrams
- Online code monitoring, modification and development
- Experience in automation control system start-ups, loop tuning, troubleshooting
- Training and certification from Siemens is preferred
- Programming experience preferably PLC Siemens (Simatic S7-1500), HMI Siemens WinCC, VFD (variable frequency drives: Sinamics, SEW, Lenze).

- Excellent benefits package including comprehensive health insurance, dental and vision insurance
- 401K retirement plan with company match
- Paid time off and paid holidays

Submit your application or resume online, or in person at 815 MLK Jr. Blvd. (Raleigh Rd.) Lexington, to be considered for this position. For more information, please call or text our office at  336.970.5245.

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