2nd Shift Controls Technician

Job Overview
Job Order:JO00020337
Date Posted:Apr 13
Category:7 - Skilled Trades
Metro Area:


A growing and profitable Automotive Supplier in the Grand Rapids, Michigan area is in need of a 2nd Shift Controls Technician. This is a Full Time, Permanent, Direct Hire Position offering Competitive Compensation, Paid Overtime, Bonus Potential, Good Benefits, Paid Holidays and Vacation.


  • Schematics Expertise as needed to facilitate complex repairs or installation of equipment, knowledge in all Allen Bradley PLC’s, Rockwell programming software (including RSLogix 500, RSLogix 5, RSLogix 5000, and Panelbuild32), as well as servo systems, variable speed drive controllers, and both AC and DC motors
  • Mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic drawings, blueprints, schematics, code requirements, service manuals and manufacturers’ specifications, experience using CAD and PLC programming and troubleshooting and the ability to read and understand advanced electrical prints
  • Experience with electrical trouble-shooting and performing electrical maintenance on equipment, the ability to read, follow and understand electrical
  • Conduct test simulations on drives and sensors prior to installation.
  • Design electrical/hydraulic/pneumatics systems and peripheral devices, using CAD and PLC programming software to complete projects. Debug, power-up, and validate machines with the appropriate build and electrical teams.
  • Recommend and upgrade equipment to Company's build specifications and ensure all outside contractors and in house personnel abide by them.
  • Assist maintenance with all electrical/hydraulic, pneumatic, and programming problems. Train and guide maintenance technicians on control applications and other pertinent topics.
  • Ensure equipment is designed and programmed to Company's build specifications using standard techniques and approach while staying current with any new hardware/software that will be used in our line of work.
  • Analyze all hardware and software used in the department and ensure it is up to date. Upgrade equipment when needed and recommend new equipment.
  • Produce drawings with AutoCAD or other drawing software while utilizing Company’s drawing standards and symbol libraries, unless otherwise specified.
  • Troubleshoot programs for a number of different machine controllers, servo systems, motion controllers, robotics, HMI’s, and related components in a timely and efficient manner.


If you are a high performer and would like to work for an equally high performing company and you think the above opportunity is appropriate for you, we invite you to submit your resume in Microsoft Word format to:

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