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Wentzville, MO, 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.





Candidates with a current TN or H1B visa will be considered for this position


As a member of the Maintenance team, the Controls Engineer will be responsible for all aspects of the automation and controls systems.


The Role:

Your work will include, but not be limited to:

  • Programming/simulation and testing
  • Familiar with and knowledge of installation, programming, and providing technical support of PLC based hardware and software, such as AB, GE, and Siemens
  • Ability to identify network communication issues reactively and proactively, troubleshoot electrical based problems on conveyor systems, motors, drives, pumps, etc.
  • Develop, modify, or write operator interfaces and other platforms


Your Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or related field or at least 1-2+ years of Electrical Controls/System Engineering industry experience
  • Strong skills in ladder logic, preferably Allen-Bradley Systems; PLC5, SLC and ControLogix 5000-5580.
  • Strong Skills in HMI Design, Preferably FactoryTalk View and Ignition; WonderWare. LabVIEW

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.