Provide technical guidance and expertise (lead, coordinate and facilitate troubleshooting) in the modification of hardware, software, electrical and power transmission control systems to improve safety, reliability and operational readiness of manufacturing equipment.
Coordinate with Maintenance, Production, and IT to modify programming and controls systems involving PLC’s and PC’s.
Develop solutions and ensure the completion of long-term elimination of controls deficiencies; develop alternatives for controls equipment replacement, upgrade or program revisions that improve equipment performance and overall equipment reliability.
Analyze and challenge existing procedures in areas of responsibility throughout the facility, making recommendations and working with Operational Management to integrate solutions.
Develop concepts and implement solutions for network and automation.
May assist with projects (changes, process improvements, etc.)
Troubleshoot, plan, test, and coordinate the implementation of preventive actions in order to establish and verify a stable production processes in terms of Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost.
Monitor and improve performance of processes with respect to OEE, cycle time, uptime, and FTT.
Establish, maintain, update, and administer controls documentation, including schematics.
Essential Skills and Experience:
High School Diploma and 2-5+ Years of related experience.
Experience in manufacturing
Strong computer skills. Must be proficient in MS Office.
Must be self-directed and willing to work any shift.
Knowledge and programming experience with AutoCAD, Siemens, Transline, Rockwell, vision systems, and robots required.
Knowledge and experience with dispensing systems, networks (ethernet, profibus, profinet), fastening operations, FDM/press operations, NVH, balancing (BTI), laser cutting/welding, etching, gear cutting, heat treat, gear machining, straightening, and gear testing