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Conveyor Controls Specialist Job, Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: 1025837

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 2-1-2017


The Conveyor Controls Specialist is responsible for the governance of the Manufacturing Engineering General Assembly (ME GA) Conveyor Specification as well as continuous improvement projects to optimize machine operation in the plant. Additionally, the scope of this position will span the core functions of ME GA Conveyors. The Specialist duties include specifying, planning, overseeing controls design, inductive and conductive power distribution, control panel fabrication, manage field wiring, commissioning conveyor and installation. The person in this position must demonstrate excellent experience with process sequence development, equipment risk assessment and equipment/automation troubleshoot and failure root cause analysis. The Conveyor Controls Specialist will support the launch manager in all aspects of project management and must possess a positive attitude, be willing to learn, work well as part of a team and be flexible in assignments.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with 3 years of Controls Engineering experience OR 10 or more years' of Controls Engineering experience
  • Experience with conveyor controls design and startup support for conveyor systems (skillets, Power and Free, Overhead Monorail, Skid systems, friction drive system and flattop)
  • Proficient in PLC5, Control Logix, device net, Ethernet controls, Rockwell HMI, VFD's and associated software applications
  • Knowledge of electrical schematic design, controls engineering, PLC programming and network management
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, SharePoint, Access, Outlook and SQL)
  • Demonstrated ability to work with cross functional groups (Product Design, Purchasing and Manufacturing)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in an Engineering/Technical field
  • Advanced degree
  • Experience with Siemens/PNet and HMI

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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