Controls Technician
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Controls Technician

Job Description

The Controls Technician (Class B) will work in conjunction with the maintenance team providing day-to-day troubleshooting, programming and technical support within the processing departments

Role Summary Key Responsibilities
  • Troubleshoots equipment on the manufacturing shop floor as necessary to support production (CNC Machine, PLC Controls and Robotics), process problems to complete quality improvements as required.
  • Knowledge of current industrial electrical standards (NEC, NFPA 79).
  • Ability to create and modify electrical drawings (AutoCAD), Process & Instrumentation Diagrams and schematics when required.
  • Assist with mechanical repairs as needed.
  • Perform PM inspections as required.
  • Follow Maintenance Manager and Team Leaders direction and task prioritization.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing facility power distribution systems a plus.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills.
  • PLC/HMI programming and maintenance to support production
  • Familiarity with Siemens, and Allen-Bradley PLC controls. 
  • Knowledge of and ability to troubleshoot industrial networks (DeviceNet, EthernetIP).
  • Knowledge of and ability to troubleshoot machine safety circuits and applications.
  • Understanding of VFD, DC and Servo Drive systems.
  • Familiar with Vision Systems (Keyence, Cognex).
  • Previous experience and exposure to robotics (ABB, Fanuc).
  • Ability to read and understand technical documents, schematic design specification and update drawings as required.
  • Wiring and panel building experience.
Key Qualifications/Requirements
  • Electrical/Electronic/Mechatronic Technician or similar Engineering degree/diploma/certificate or Trades Qualification
  • 3 years’ experience working in an automotive tier 1 or tier 2 company. 
  • Having experience with plant startups and major product launches is a plus.
  • Metal forming/joining/machining, and CNC machining knowledge, an asset (turning, milling, drilling, tapping,, gear hobbing, grinding, shaving, spline rolling, heat treating, OD and ID grinding, laser and CD welding).
  • PLC/HMI programming and maintenance to support production.
  • Sound knowledge and ability to use various PC based computer applications
  • Must be able to communicate in both written and spoken English 
Additional Information

Accommodations for disabilities in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Automotive
Education None
Experience 3 to 4 years
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 6848
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Controls Technician

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