Close Consulting - Zebulon, NC

Our client company, a leader in the automotive manufacturing industry, is currently interviewing candidates for an Electrical Controls Engineer position. The Electrical Controls Engineer will work in a high-volume manufacturing facility with automated equipment.
The Electrical Controls Engineer will be responsible for the design, installation and continuous improvement of assigned machines and controls in order to maximize the safety, quality and operating efficiency of the plant. This position is also responsible for maintenance technical support as needed. Additional job responsibilities:
Analysis of breakdown and repairs and scheduling of proactive training to correct issues.
Provide training on specific equipment
Perform modifications to existing controls as necessary to improve quality and throughput
Maintain PM control systems and modify process as necessary.
Design and Implement Machine Efficiency Upgrades
Program Robots, HMI, and PLC for Reliability and Efficiency Upgrades
Start Up support for new machinery
Project Manage upgrades for machinery capacity and expansion

Job Requirements:
BS Electrical Engineering Degree required
At least five (5) years of electrical engineering experience in a high volume manufacturing facility
Strong project management skills
Hands-on experience with programming Allen Bradley PLCs, drives and servos
Proficiency with CAD software is not required but engineers are responsible for ensuring that drawings are correct and initiating changes when needed
Ability to exemplify initiative and a strong work ethic
Must be able to work successfully in a team environment