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Controls Engineer

Company: GAF
Location: Fontana
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Come Build Your Career Under OUR RoofJob Description:We are looking for a Controls Engineer who will provide leadership and technical expertise in support of the safe and reliable operation of the manufacturing plant. Primary focus will be on electrical projects dealing with controls, data acquisition, power distribution, wiring and other related issues. Responsibilities include the troubleshooting of control, instrument, and electrical problems adversely affecting the manufacturing process. In addition, it is expected that this individual will assist and provide training to maintenance, production or other technicians as needed with technical or troubleshooting related matters. The selected candidate will be skilled in the design, installation, and upkeep of PLC based controls in a manufacturing environment. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to: + Manage the design and installation of electrical/electronic equipment including electrical power distribution systems, PLCs, instrumentation, variable speed AC and DC drives. + Plan and perform work requiring a thorough knowledge of electrical/electronic and mechanical theories and principles. This includes writing specifications, local and national electrical codes, as they relate to a continuous operation process. + Partner with the maintenance planner to ensure electrical projects are properly scheduled on PMDs, and partner with the maintenance engineer to develop a good electrical/electronic preventative maintenance system. + Perform design calculations and prepare equipment or material specifications for electrical and electronic PLC based systems. + Periodically investigate and make an analysis of electrical or electronic based problems associated with the production operations, and take the appropriate action to correct these problems. + Assist and train maintenance, production or other technicians as needed with technical or troubleshooting related matters.? + Contribute to capital projects initiated by on-site engineering resources or the corporate Controls Team. + Develop capital project scope of works and create detailed funding requests for assigned projects. + Direct the work of outside contractors and maintenance staff during project installations. + Assist and train maintenance, production, and other employees as needed with technical or troubleshooting related matters. + Perform other duties as assigned. Required Qualifications: + A Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering coupled with 3-5 years of experience in an industrial continuous process manufacturing environment. + Experience with Allen Bradley programmable controls systems (ControlLogix, CompactLogix, and legacy platforms. + Proficiency with Allen Bradley PLC software (RSLogix 5000 and legacy software) + Experience with Allen Bradley PowerFlex variable frequency drives + Expertise focused on electrical components, electrical power distribution systems, PLCs, instrumentation, and variable speed AC and DC drives. Demonstrated process control experience in defining, designing, installing, and maintaining control logic systems and equipment in a manufacturing environment + Process control experience in defining, designing, installing and maintaining control logic systems and equipment. + Effective communication skills. + Must be legally authorized to work in the U.S., without current or future requirements for sponsorship of an employment-based visa status. Preferred Qualifications: + Proficiency with Allen Bradley Kinetix multi-axis servo drives. GAF is an equal opportunity employer. We believe our employees are our greatest resource. We offer competitive salary, benefits, 401k, and vacation packages for all full time permanent positions. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and GAF, SGI, and Siplast are proud to be affirmative action employers. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. If applying for positions in the U.S., must be eligible to work in the U.S. without need for employer sponsored visa (work permit). With 130+ years in the industry, GAF is the leading roofing manufacturer in North America. As a member of the Standard Industries family of companies, we are also part of the largest roofing and waterproofing business in the world. Our communities help give our work meaning and the products we manufacture help protect what matters most. The shingles help to shelter the families living in the homes in our towns. The TPO helps protect what is under that hospitals roof. In addition to quality products, we make sure they are installed by quality craftsmen and women. The full GAF portfolio of solutions is supported by an extensive national network of factory-certified contractors. GAF continues to be the leader in quality and offers comprehensive warranty protection on its products and systems. Our success is driven by a commitment to empowering our people to deliver advanced quality and purposeful innovation and the desire to protect what matters most. ?

Keywords: GAF, Fontana , Controls Engineer, Other , Fontana, California

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