Controls Engineer

Job Overview
Job Order:JO00019925
Date Posted:Jan 11
Category:2 - Engineering & Manufacturing
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Our client in Clarksville, TN is in need of a Controls Engineer


This position is responsible for all phases and aspects of process automation control and related support systems in all process departments. This includes design, specification, installation, maintenance recommendations and training for control/automation systems. Design, implement and maintain PLC and/or PC based control systems to satisfy manufacturing and engineering needs. This position will provide technical guidance to other departments on processes utilizing this equipment in accordance with government and company regulations, policies and procedures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Evaluation, recommendation and monitoring of new equipment and processes to continuously improve product quality, reduce product lead-time, and reduce costs of operation.
  • Participation in the quoting, engineering, electrical design, programming, installation, commissioning and on-going support of machinery, automation systems and processes.
  • Work within a team structure to finalize/implement a design, programming (PLC, operator interface, and data collection packages), installation support and commissioning (visit vendor’s facility to test instrumentation and automation systems) and on-going internal customer support (troubleshoot problems).
  • Developing training systems to train operators and maintenance personnel.
  • Prepares and presents reports for management on projects, costs and improvements.
  • Continue to find ways to improve cycle times; reduce scrap and upgrade components for cost/performance improvement.
  • Perform expert level maintenance functions.