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Aludyne Controls Engineering Technician in Howell, Michigan

Controls Technician is responsible for programming, updating, and repairing all controllers, PLCs, HMIs, Motor controls and frequency drives of all plant equipment and production machinery. Also performs regular system and software backups. Must be self motivated, have the ability to trouble shoot, diagnose, and resolve issues in a production Casting and Machining environment. Candidate will also be expected to perform Preventative/predictive maintenance.

Job Tasks

· Interpret and design programs on all floor equipment.

· Locate and replace faulty electrical/electronic components.

· Complete controls related projects.

· Possess knowledge of high voltage applications.

· Disassembly, repair and reassembly of all plant and productions machinery.

· Perform, analyze, and interpret various types of test equipment.

· Work with production personnel to develop solutions to quality issues, as well as, continuous improvement projects.

· Ability to read, interpret and design electrical drawings and review technical documents to plan work.

· Confer with other personnel to resolve design or operational problems.

· Resolve operational performance problems.

· Test performance of electrical, electronic, mechanical, or integrated systems or equipment.

· Maintain electronic equipment.

· Calibrate and assemble equipment or components.

· Prepare procedural documents and maintain operational records or records systems.

· Create schematic drawings for electronics and develop technical methods or processes.

· Repairing and Maintaining Electronic Equipment — Servicing, repairing, calibrating, regulating, fine-tuning, or testing machines, devices, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of electrical or electronic (not mechanical) principles.


· Ability to deal with multiple levels of people effectively, in group and individual settings

· Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

· Complex Problem Solving — Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

· Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

Job Qualifications

· Associates degree in controls engineering, technology or related field or equivalent experience required

· Experience in manufacturing setting

· Experience with Siemans and Allen Bradley preferred but not required

Working Conditions:

· Loud noise (examples: manufacturing plant environment, moderate industrial equipment)

· Working in a manufacturing setting, risk of electric shock, vibration exposure, exposure to fumes or airborne particles.

· Must be able to lift 50 lbs

· Sitting, standing, bending, crouching and crawling, twisting, walking