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Location: 

Hammond, IN, US

Controls Engineer

 

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Lear Corporation is the leading Tier 1 automotive supplier serving all of the world's major automotive manufacturers with our world-class automotive seating and automotive electrical products. Our products are developed and produced by a diverse, talented team of more than 165,000 people. With operations in 39 countries, Lear operates in every major automotive manufacturing region in the world. For our globally positioned and successful teams, we are looking for dedicated talents with zest for action and enthusiasm. If you love challenges, want to experience development opportunities unrestrained, and want recognition that pays off, then you've come to the right place with Lear.

 

CONTROLS ENGINEER - ALL SHIFTS
HAMMOND, IN - HAMMOND PLANT

 

As a member of the Engineering team, the Controls Engineer will be responsible to lead and support controls, automation and implementation of projects from the prototype into production phase.  All shifts.

 

The Role:

As a Controls Engineer, your work will include, but not be limited to:

  • Design, develop, and streamline various aspects of electrical controls systems, general electrical circuitry, pneumatic, hydraulic systems, and machinery in the plant with use of AutoCAD/AutoCAD Electric, HMI Software/ Design, and/or E-Plan
  • Provide direction and be able to execute the programming for, installation of, and technical troubleshooting support of PLC ladder-logic based hardware and software applications throughout the plant
  • Provide controls and systems engineering support for emergency and unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production peak and off-peak run times as needed
  • Able to work with cross functional groups, as well as work effectively with Plant Engineers and Maintenance Supervisors to complete projects on time and within schedule
  • Able to read and interpret equipment manuals, schematics, machinery assembly drawings, create component hardware BOMs, and determine additional system/hardware components for the design of electrical control systems and circuitry diagrams to perform required maintenance and service
  • Able to diagnose process and machinery problems utilizing root cause failure analysis techniques, replace or repair equipment parts, test and make adjustments as required
  • Assist with and provide guidance for the compliance of plant safety regulations such as (Arch Flash Electrical Safety- NFPA-70E; LOTO, Energized Work Permits, Safe Cell Entry)

 

Your Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Electronic Engineering or related field
  • 3 + years of Electrical Controls and/or System Engineering industry experience
  • Strong skills in ladder logic, preferably Allen-Bradley Systems; PLC5, SLC and ControLogix 5000-5580
  • Strong skills in HMI design
  • Familiarity with Ethernet/IP and basic networking applications and practices
  • Working knowledge and understanding of plant power distribution equipment and controls
  • Experience and working knowledge of robot teach points and programming code understanding

 

Bonus If You Have:

  •  Automotive Manufacuring, JIT experience

Lear Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse workplace.

 

Applicants must submit their resume for consideration using our applicant tracking system. Due to the high volume of applications received, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship. Unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies, or similar, will not be paid a fee and will become the property of Lear Corporation.

 


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