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Controls Engineering Coordinator Job, Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: 1026623

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 3-6-2017

 

The Controls Engineering Coordinator will ensure OEM/Line Integrator compliance to corporate controls engineering standards on vehicle launches. The person in this position will be responsible for design reviews, approvals and implementation of Manufacturing Engineering Controls standards and specifications. This position coordinates the controls design reviews and corresponding approvals for controls engineering major milestones and timelines including Controls Process Review (CPR) and Controls Hardware Wiring Diagrams (WD). The Coordinator will oversee Utility (Air, Water, Hydraulics and Lube) system design, Industrial Controls safety applications, PLC logic, HMI and visual displays as well as upper level (IT) interfaces to plant floor PLCs. The Coordinator will follow up with IT Plant Floor Systems Vehicle Launch implementation status and interface with IT organization as a Manufacturing Engineering liaison as well as report readiness status on Plant Floor Systems (FIS, QAS, PFS, Kanban, etc.) and follow up on FIS Workbook readiness with OEM suppliers.

Additional responsibilities:

  • Support technical innovation research
  • Support solution testing and validation
  • Support specification documentation
  • Support equipment standards documentation

The Controls Coordinator will lead & support the implementation of these specifications. Additionally, the Coordinator will be responsible to follow up with OEM Suppliers and IT Plant Floor Systems implementation on active Vehicle Assembly Launches. This position is also tasked with supporting OEM/Line Integrator controls meetings to review progress and identify potential obstacles, monitoring projects to meet their technical and business objectives.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent technical degree
  • Minimum 3 years of engineering design experience with an emphasis on the following: electrical schematic design, controls engineering, PLC programming, network management and interface to plant floor systems
  • Minimum 3 years of controls and/or plant floor systems integration experience
  • Microsoft Office skills (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, SharePoint, Outlook and SQL)
  • Controls electrical design software experience (ePlan or AutoCAD)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Manufacturing automotive process engineering knowledge
  • Problem solving skills specific to controls engineering design, network management, plant floor systems and system designs
  • Certified Machinery Safety Expert (CMSE)
  • Knowledge of governing codes such as OSHA, CSA, ANSI, NFPA70 & NFPA79 and UL508 & UL508a as they pertain to Controls and Safety
  • Knowledge of Siemens S7/TIA Portal, Rockwell RSLogix 5000 and Studio 5000, Siemens WinCC / TIA Portal, Rockwell Factory Talk View
  • Understanding of proprietary FCA Plant Floor Systems (FIS, QAS, PFS, Kanban, etc.) a plus
  • Understanding of field networks EIP, DeviceNet, ProfiNet, etc.
  • Self-directed and motivated to implement change within the direction and scope of FCA Management
  • Innovated thinker with excellent organizational and project management skills
  • Excellent team leadership skills
  • Good communication skills

FCA US is proud to extend to its employees a compensation and benefits package that is designed to retain their talent and to motivate and reward job performance. Our present compensation program provides for competitive, market based salaries, and annual vacation and holiday time off. We make available a comprehensive health care benefits plan which, depending upon the employee’s role, includes medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage. We also offer a disability absence plan, group and optional life insurance program, savings plan, tuition assistance, and vehicle purchase and lease discounts for certain employees, and for their family and friends.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

Note: Some of the benefits listed above may not apply to summer vacation replacement and temporary employees.

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