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Controls Technician III in Hickory, NC at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 1/22/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

AccruePartners values our contract and consulting employees. We strive to provide comprehensive, quality and an affordable suite benefits. Our employees are eligible for Medical, Vision, Dental, Short Term Disability and 401K and other benefits. 

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