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Filtration Group Corp Process Controls Engineer in St Charles, Michigan

Filtration Group is on a mission to make the world safer, healthier, and more productive. With a passionate workforce, global footprint, and world-class engineering and manufacturing capabilities, we are driving innovation and developing solutions across a broad spectrum of applications in the fast-growing and rapidly evolving global filtration industry. We are committed to maintaining an entrepreneurial culture built on a foundation of trust and in which our leaders exhibit a strong bias for action.

Visit us at https://www.filtrationgroup.com/ to learn more.

We are seeing an experienced Process Controls Engineer join our St Charles team. This is both a strategic and hands-on role that is critical in executing our key results, providing great internal customer support and driving operations excellence and process improvement. The Process Controls Engineer would be responsible for installing, troubleshooting, repairing (building some parts of the back end of machines), and maintaining production and facility equipment, in addition to problem solve manufacturing and supporting processes. This position provides a wonderful opportunity to grow into a global resource for our other sites.

Key Attributes

The position requires a passionate individual who demonstrates initiative, can work independently takes ownership for project work, and exhibits a high level of integrity. Additionally, the Process Controls Engineer should have creative problem-solving skills and patience to evaluate and troubleshoot process and control system performance. The ideal candidate would have experience in electrical design and programming and be extremely knowledgeable in the following:

  • Electrical Design and Troubleshooting

  • Support installation of new equipment for expansion to ensure projects are completed successfully, within budget, and on-time.

Share best practices and implement standard procedures as a member of the plant-site team.

  • Create and standardize manufacturing work instructions for repairing and operating equipment, and provide hands-on support to troubleshoot and repair machine breakdowns.

  • Assist in the development and implementation of improved methods of manufacturing, procedures, and processes that result in improved efficiencies, yields, machine operations, and quality.

  • Review, investigate, and come up with resolutions for complex problems.

  • Designing or redesigning electrical schematics, PLC, robotics, and other systems as needed.

  • Computer Structure and Logic Sciences

  • Applied and Theoretical Physics, Mathematics, Sciences

  • DC, AC, advanced electricity, and troubleshooting analog and digital electronics

  • Instrumentation and control systems

  • Programmable logic controllers

  • Hydraulics, pneumatics, and mechanical systems

  • Design, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of operation of automation systems

Core Competencies

  • Basic electricity (Industrial Electronics)

  • Machine tooling skills

  • Process validation experience (IQ, OQ, PQ)

  • Ability to read and understand schematics, blueprints, and diagrams to find the sequence and method of assembly of a piece of equipment, machine, or part.

  • A thorough component level understanding of electrical devices used in manufacturing

  • Ability to troubleshoot electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic control systems and communicate technical solutions for any control system challenges.

  • Familiar with automation and controls industry standards and support contacts.

  • Strong interpersonal, listening, questioning, and communication skills (written and oral)

  • Ability to work on several projects simultaneously with varying scope and effectively prioritize workload to ensure deliverables are met

  • Strong work ethic, ability to learn hands-on, attention to detail

  • Ability to multi-task and work cross-functionally

  • Ability to properly balance cost, schedule, and quality of the delivered project

  • Knowledge of Server and Network architecture and administration

  • Ability to verify parts dimensions using precision measuring instruments to be sure specifications are met.

Required Education, Certifications

  • Electro-Mechanical Technology Associate of Applied Science Degree, similar degree/certification, or relevant functional experience required

  • 2-10 years’ experience in design and/or manufacturing environment

  • BNR Prolog highly desirable

  • Proven experience with PLC Programming (Allen Bradley preferred) hydraulics, pneumatics, mechanical and engineering.

  • Knowledge of Allen Bradley, Wonderware, FactoryTalk, PlantPAX software preferred

  • Previous experience with Lean and Six Sigma a plus

  • Mechanical design experience a plus

  • Bachelor of Science, a plus

Requisition ID: 2020-3126

External Company Name: Filtration Group Corp

Shift: Shift 1

Telecommute: No