Controls Engineer

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Carol Harris Staffing
New Kensington, PA, United States

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Controls Engineer


Munhall, PA 



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Our client is looking to fill a Controls Engineer position in their manufacturing site in the Pittsburgh area. This is a direct hire position with the company and no fee to the applicant! This company believes people are what make a difference! To have an opportunity to join their growing team, please review the information below and apply if interested.


Under minimal supervision, responsible for the continuous improvement of plant processes and equipment including design and PLC program changes, mechanical and electrical documentation, Six Sigma variation reduction, uptime improvements, and maintenance expense reduction.

Education and Experience Requirements for the Controls Engineer Position

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university
  • 5+ years of engineering experience – experience as a Controls Engineer in a manufacturing facility highly desirable.
  • Proven success with equipment related root-cause analysis and implementation of successful solutions; strong analytical thinking and data interpretation; statistics and process control calculations; mechanical aptitude; trouble shooting, problem solving, project management, and effective communication skills (in-person, documentation/reporting).
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, Solidworks, Excel, Power-point, and other related programs.

Benefits for the Controls Engineer

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401 K plan
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Training and Tuition Program

Essential Functions and Responsibilites of the Controls Engineer:

  • Utilizes PLC/HMI skills and knowledge to resolve problems, contribute to development of new products/processes and maintenance/improvement of existing equipment/processes.
  • Efficiently uses problem solving techniques including Pareto analysis, cause and effect analysis, multi-variable analysis.
  • Initiates and leads plant teams in the development of process improvements.
  • Provides technical support for plant operations including maintenance support, capital project implementation, and Six Sigma project rollout support.
  • Acts as liaison between plant and Division Engineering personnel in communicating engineering needs process changes, project reporting, etc.
  • Monitors process, including new equipment and tools, to ensure performance to specifications.
  • Works with plant quality control and manufacturing personnel to ensure process and equipment is capable of producing product that meets quality and engineering standards.
  • Reviews new and modified specifications for proper content and schedules their introduction into the manufacturing system.
  • Identifies causes and develops strategies for eliminating re-occurring downtime.
  • Assists with assuring tools, equipment, and processes comply with OSHA and EPA standards