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Process Control Engineer
The Process Control Engineer position is a hands-on position within the Controls Engineering group.
The primary responsibility of the position is improving the technical support for all process control and data acquisition systems. In addition a controls engineer is expected to increase the volume and speed of project work that the Controls Engineering group is involved in. Management may assign additional duties as needed
This is for a direct position with a company in Tuscaloosa, AL.
Responsibilities and Duties
Process Control Engineer will program and configure PLC's, HMI's motor controls, robots, industrial networks and other process control equipment for production machinery. AUTOCAD documentation will be a part of this requirement
Will plan and support the installation of process equipment modifications including the management of schedules and costs, track equipment downtime and occurrence frequency, and develop preventative/predictive programs to improve performance
Will provide management with daily active reports. Prepare and present project status reports as required. Provide training and support for production supervisors and operators on process changes resulting from control projects. Follow the standard file structure for backup program and documents setup by the automation peer group. Insure that only one program is in the active file folder and it is the program currently running on the equipment
Will perform root cause analyst of recurring problems and identify permanent solutions to eliminate failures using all diagnostic tools available to investigate systemic issues and develop corrective actions for process related concerns
Will maintain and troubleshoot process control equipment. Provide support to the process control technicians. Be available by phone for after shift support including help desk rotation. Respond promptly and courteously to after hour callers. If necessary come in the plant to address problems
Will focus on continuous improvement of manufacturing processes and identify and implement new ideas
Will confer with equipment manufacturer, floor technicians, software engineers and continuous process improvement staff and management regarding data collection, product improvement, manufacturing capabilities and project status
Must be a life-long learner with the desire to continually improve one's knowledge level
Must have the ability to research new systems and train oneself with limited assistance
Must be a participant and support Kaizen activities
Must be able to occasionally work nights, weekends and/or holidays as required to perform job duties and support manufacturing operations. Must be able to work flexible hours as needed to accomplish tasks.
*Prefer a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering/Electronics, Mechanical, or Computer Engineering from an Accredited College or University with 5 years electrical power distribution or control system integration experience. Robot training and experience is a plus
**Associates Degree in Electronics or Industrial Electrical Technologies from an accredited institution with a minimum of 10 years Electrical Projects experience in a manufacturing environment.
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