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Manufacturing Controls Engineer

Manufacturing Controls Engineer
Country: United States
Work Location: Newton
State: North Carolina
Advertising End Date: Not Specified
Job Type: Regular
About The Opportunity
What you?ll do
Role Purpose
To insure maximum uptime of equipment to meet production requirements by creating schedules and planning of manpower. To coach their team toward continuous improvement of product quality and production efficiency. To be responsible for safety, cleanliness, team building, and professional development of each associate in the Maintenance department.
Key Responsibilities
Develop electrical and controls system design solutions based on engineering principles and involvement in presentation of the solution to customer.
Provide technical support to from line conception to installation and operation.
Resolve operational problems related to projects and minimize delays or unexpected cost increases.
Responsible for project success whether project leader or as part of a project team.
Ensure all relevant safety objectives and legal requirements are observed for all work completed.
Interpret operational interruptions, identify and address design parameters and engineering problems and ensure solutions are implemented accurately.
Engineering:
Analyze project requirements and perform technical calculations supporting design including electrical requirements, robotic safety standards, and motor controls.
Define equipment and upgrades throughout an assembly line and individual pieces of equipment.
Identify and trial new electrical technology and software. Design of customized solutions including manufacturing automation and safety systems.
Support manufacture, build and validation of systems which include pneumatics, servos, vfd?s, relays, communication networks, touchscreens, pushbuttons and robotic integration.
Create documentation such as operations manuals, programming diagrams, network diagrams, and electrical drawings.
Ability to architect programs that are simple to test, well documented and versatile.
Maintain accurate records and files according to quality standard.
Support commissioning of new assembly lines and systems onsite and at supplier facilities.
Performs other assignments as directed by a manager.
About you
Required Qualifications:
A Bachelor?s Degree in Electrical Engineering (or similar related degree) from an accredited university.
3-5 years related job experience.
Proficient with Siemens7, Allen Bradley RSLogix 5000, AutoCAD Electrical.
Travel as required to support projects.
Preferred Qualifications:
Proactive, resourceful & highly motivated with good communication skills and ability to work in high output environment.
Ability to balance multiple projects.
Critical thinking with exceptional problem-solving skills, able to work independently and in team environments.
Strong fundamental knowledge of control and electrical system design and its application in automated industrial designs including specification of vision, power, sensor, inspection, and communications systems.
Efficiently organize and plan work tasks to meet company goals
Key Responsibilities
Not Specified
About Us
About Us
GKN is a global engineering business. We design, manufacture and service systems and components for most of the world?s leading aircraft, vehicle and machinery manufacturers. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to better in everything we do. GKN operates three divisions: GKN Aerospace, GKN Driveline and GKN Powder Metallurgy employing 56,000 people in more than 30 countries.
GKN Driveline is the market leader in the development and delivery of contemporary and electrified driveline systems and solutions. With a comprehensive global footprint, we design, develop, manufacture and integrate an extensive range of driveline technologies for over 90% of the world?s automotive manufacturers.
Diversity and Inclusion
As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.
A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.
GKN is an equal opportunity employer.
We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


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