Electrical Controls and Reliability Engineer

Owens Corning   •  

Jackson, TN

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods


5 - 7 years

Posted 56 days ago


  • Provide electrical, controls and automation support to plant process, packaging and utility operations
  • Support Plant Maintenance and Operations teams in system and equipment troubleshooting and in technology transfer
  • Assist Corporate Engineering and Plant engineering with electrical and controls projects
  • Lead capital planning and projects
  • Provide technical support to all operating and maintenance departments to help in trouble shoot and diagnose issue related to PLC and MMI programs.
  • Train maintenance technicians and operators on new technology to allow proper maintenance and trouble shooting
  • Enhance maintenance processes through equipment and systems analysis in order to identify opportunities for equipment or process modification, equipment replacement, or application of new technology
  • Actively develop and implement cost savings initiatives involving waste minimization, productivity improvements and other process optimization opportunities through an active partnership with the site’s maintenance and operation teams
  • Support Break Down Analysis process and create One Point Lessons to support knowledge transfer
  • Develop, implement and monitor automation and control strategies and system architecture for the facility. To review designs by others, and to ensure adherence to strategies and Owens Corning specifications
  • Follow and enforce all safety rules, regulations, procedures, training, and initiatives
  • Support and adhere to Reliability Work Process (RWP).
  • Support and lead Plant TPM Initiatives and Projects
  • Ensure adherence to management of change process.



  • Strong safety awareness, commitment, and safety leadership
  • Strong technical knowledge of electrical engineering principles
  • Developer (mentor, coach, guide)
  • General knowledge of control systems and design
  • General knowledge of TPM and maintenance processes
  • Technical Mastery (excellence, expertise)
  • General knowledge of arc flash requirements, standards, compliance
  • Strong knowledge of PLC based controls with emphasis on AB
  • Knowledge of practical application of OSHA, NFPA, and ANSI standards
  • Leadership (effectively present information/respond to customers)
  • Values (integrity, accountability, candor and innovation)
  • Communicator (explainer, good listener)
  • Must have strong troubleshooting skills
  • Relator (people stimulator, engage on personal level)
  • Strategist (well organized, prioritizes)
  • Ability and desire to train and teach others


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent training, knowledge, and experience
  • Five years automation and control engineering experience in a plant, corporate engineering or related experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Electrical and Controls Design Engineering experience
  • Special process control experience in Packaging, Process or Utilities
  • Familiarization with OSHA requirements
  • Project scheduling skills
  • PLC programming proficiency, HMI software proficiency
  • Proficiency with on-line data archiving. (Wonderware, In-touch, Industrial SQL, Panelview, Factory Office, NT Server)
  • Process optimization experience and process troubleshooting
  • Knowledge and use of: data highways, Contrologix gateways, and Ethernet and fiber-optic systems.
  • Proficiency in multiple engineering disciplines including electrical and controls
  • Equipment evaluation and selection experience
  • Knowledgeable in process controls and facility electricaldistribution
  • Training and development skills
  • Team leadership, facilitation, collaboration and influencing skills