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Controls Engineer Job, Chelsea, MI

Job Number: 1027396

Location: Chelsea, MI

Date Posted: 4-10-2017


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The FCA Quality organization is currently seeking a solutions-oriented Instrumentation/ Electrical Controls Engineer to join the Quality team at the Chelsea Proving Grounds in Chelsea, MI. The Instrumentation/ Electrical Controls Engineer will be a member of the Chelsea Proving Grounds (CPG) Instrumentation Support Services team and will provide support for a variety of projects and test facilities.

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Project management, implementing PLC control system upgrades and new installations, HMI devices, wireless networking, troubleshooting system and test issues
  • Directing the work of vendors and in house personnel, prioritizing support
  • Designing and implementing system improvements, etc. 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or equivalent discipline
  • 5 years of experience working with PLC control Systems
  • Experience working with the latest Allen Bradley PLC's
  • Experience working with Wonderware HMI's or equivalent
  • Experience working with wireless technologies (Wi-Fi, cellular, GPS)
  • Experience with Data Acquisition Systems and management of projects
  • Proven project management and trouble shooting skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with GE PLC's
  • Knowledge of vehicle communications technologies
  • Knowledge of vehicle to vehicle and vehicle to infrastructure technologies (V2X) 

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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