Controls Engineer

Continental Structural Plastics   •  

Huntington, IN

Industry: Manufacturing


5 - 7 years

Posted 104 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Apply electrical and electronic theory and related knowledge to design, build, repair, calibrate, and/or modify electrical components, circuitry, controls and machinery.
  • Review equipment for electrical and electronic controls and recommend action to implement.
  • Assist in upgrading equipment
  • Develop control-wiring schematics and maintain files.
  • Provide PC and PLC training for maintenance employees.
  • Review product improvement ideas and recommend action to implement them.
  • Maintain all electrical and electrical upgrades on software and in hard copy in an orderly manner.
  • Maintain back-up files for all PLC and Robotic programs in an orderly manner.
  • Define production process parameters to ensure products meet customer specifications.
  • Implement production processes with continuous improvement.
  • Create documentation for production support and data collection.
  • Create and update PFMEA as applicable.
  • Develop training programs and materials for production Team Leaders, Technicians, and Operators.
  • Coordinate safety efforts with Safety Representative.
  • Select vendors for equipment and production materials.
  • Develop and issue criteria to vendors for items supplied.
  • Recommend stock items and quantities for equipment spare parts and production materials.
  • Recommend preventative maintenance items and schedules for equipment.
  • Initiate work orders for equipment problems.
  • Responsible for support of environmental, health, and safety issues in manufacturing area, in conjunction with Environmental Representative. .
  • Establish safety rules and guidelines in conjunction with EHS Manager.
  • Participate in the planning of personnel safety and protection activities consistent with OSHA/IOSHA and all regulatory agency standards and guidelines and ensure all reporting associates are trained and comply.
  • Support IATF-16949 and ISO-14001 initiatives.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • Five years related experience as a controls engineer in a manufacturing environment.
  • Trouble-shoot and program robotics, PLC’s, and electronics with automated equipment or machinery.