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Controls Technician III in Hickory, NC at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 6/22/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

AccruePartners offers a competitive benefits package to meet the diverse needs of all of our contractor and consulting employees and their family members. Here is a listing of what our company offers: 401(k) Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Medical and Prescription Drug, Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance.

WHO OUR CLIENT IS:

  • Fortune 500 manufacturing and technology organization with significant investment in R&D and Innovation.
  • Rich history with over 150 years of significant growth and innovation
  • Expanding global footprint in North America, South America, Europe and Asia
  • Industry leader within all 8 divisions and leader in each
  • Known for growing talent internally and promoting internally

WHY YOU SHOULD CONSIDER THIS OPPORTUNITY:

  • Culture: Highly collaborative, teamwork-oriented environment
  • Growth: Make an immediate impact in this high visibility role
  • Opportunity: Ability to drive change within organization with a focus on process improvement
  • Stability: Strong executive leadership team investing in its talent and elevating the global footprint

WHERE THIS POSITION IS LOCATED:

  • Hickory, NC

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Integrate field devices for flow control, material handling and metering, motion control, temperature control, and associated safety systems based the system design package enabling a fully-functional equipment platform
  • Work closely with controls engineers to implement control sequence logic (both time-based and event-based), fail-safe states, and process /equipment recovery sequences
  • Implement specified field devices to accomplish desired process / equipment functions, and compatible / compliant with site standards.
  • Accurately estimate timeframe to complete assigned project work once scope of work is adequately defined and then complete work to agreed-to timeline
  • Participate in engineering project teams that are responsible to deliver robust, cost effective automation and process machine systems to manufacturing plants and processes
  • Work within project teams to support the solving difficult automation problems, resolution of project related issues, and development of fundamental understanding of technical / process requirements critical to system success
  • Drive the deployment of defined control architectures, control system standards, and system integration that will satisfy process and manufacturing requirements
  • Interface with external system integrators and machine builders to enable project deliverables
  • Actively participate in project fabrication, off-line integration and testing, drawings and documentation, installation, production start-up support, training of plant personnel, and technology transfer
  • Report to project leader on assigned project activities on a pre-determined basis

HOW YOU ARE QUALIFIED:

  • Minimum of an AS or AAS in an electrical or controls discipline
  • BS Electrical Engineering Technology, BS Electrical Engineering is acceptable
  • 5+ years equipment/controls experience
  • Experience integrating field devices for flow control, material handling and metering, motion control, temperature control, and associated safety systems into an overall controls package enabling a fully-functional equipment platform
  • Experience with PID control loop tuning and techniques
  • Experience working closely with IT & process engineers to implement control sequence logic (both time-based and event-based), fail-safe states and process / equipment recovery sequences
  • Experience with graphical user interface and human machine interface
  • Experience working within engineering project teams
  • Accurately estimate timeframe to complete assigned project work, once scope of work is adequately defined, then complete work to agreed-to timeline
  • Understanding of electrical design practices, machine / motion control systems, electro-mechanical systems, robotics, programming, and system integration
  • Demonstrate ability to support the development and delivery of fully integrated machine and motion control, automation, and process machine systems and solutions within a manufacturing environment
  • Familiar with state of the art technologies in the following areas: control systems integration, controls architectures, PLC’s, motion control systems, electro-mechanical drive systems, robotics, part sensing, vision, risk assessment, and safety systems.
  • Ability to work in a team based environment and lead or participate on a highly matrixed team
  • Possesses an understanding of general mechanics and ability to apply that understanding during troubleshooting and system implementation
  • Sound problem solving and decision making skills
  • Highly motivated, results oriented, customer focused, with a high commitment level
  • Must be able to program in ladder logic or equivalent
  • Experienced in the checkout and verification of electrical control panels