Controls Engineer

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Controls Engineer
Ford Motor Company

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At Ford Motor Company, we are dedicated to designing, manufacturing and selling high quality vehicles that meet the diverse needs of our customers. We believe our employees and the different perspectives that they bring to the business are the driving force behind our success. Come discover a company that is focused on the quality of our vehicles, the environment, the community and the world in which we live.

Position Duties:

  • Support Manufacturing Controls Engineering activity for engine assembly and/or engine component machining
  • Use FIS (factory information system) Plant monitoring software to review cycle times and availability of equipment and use this data to develop and implement equipment improvements
  • Troubleshoot PLC, robots and other automation and equipment problems
  • Update program backups for automation/CNC machines/test equipment/robots/etc.
  • Program new installations of machining and assembly equipment
  • Reprogram automation for engineering changes and improvements
  • Identify replacements and create implementation plans for controls equipment obsolescence
  • Identify and implement controls solutions to improve safety, quality and delivery
  • Ability to independently troubleshoot all assembly/machining equipment, and continuously evaluate for improvement to quality and delivery
  • Siemens programming, and RS Logix
  • Experienced in laser burning
  • Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma experience
  • Fundamental working knowledge of PLC logic and controls experience
  • Familiarity with VFD’s, servos, encoders, network/Ethernet controls, robot programming
  • Successful candidate should be able to demonstrate leadership in One FORD behaviors combined with outstanding interpersonal, teambuilding, and communication skills
Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 2+ years of electrical or controls experience
  • 1+ year experience in Microsoft office

Preferred requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical or Controls Engineering
  • ABB robot experience
  • Strong problem solving skills, including 8Ds, FMEAs, and DMAICs
  • CNC programing
  • Experience with visions systems including Cognex
  • Lean Tools – 5S, Kanban, Poka-yoke, and Value Stream Mapping experience
  • FMEA, PPAP, and DOEs experience
  • Visual Factory Management experience
  • Electrical Background (electrician or technician) experience
  • Ability to read prints, AutoCAD, interpret and modify electrical schematics
  • Successful candidate should be able to demonstrate leadership in One FORD (leadership) behaviors combined with outstanding interpersonal, teambuilding, and communication skills.

The distance between imagination and … creation. It can be measured in years of innovation, or in moments of brilliance. When you join the Ford team discover all the benefits, rewards and development opportunities you’d expect from a diverse global leader. You’ll become part of a team that is already leading the way, with ingenious solutions and attainable products – and it is always ready to go further.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Ford Motor Company is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veter
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