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Staffing - Controls Technician III

  • Location:
    Painted Post, New York
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Controls Technician Job in Painted Post, NY

Shift Coverage (12hr) rotating shifts: 8am -8pm / 8pm - 8am 3 Days on, 2 Days off, 2 Days on, 2 Days off
Note: Alternating between day and night shift will happen every 2 – 3 weeks)

Candidates must have PLC, Allen Bradley.
Education; Associates minimum - Electrical Engineering Majors Only

Scope of Position:
Focus will be troubleshooting of automated process machines, material handling systems, and automation in Corning's manufacturing plants and processes.

Role within group:
Member of cross-functional Controls Engineering team responsible for support and functionality enhancements required for advanced manufacturing of automation and process machine systems in manufacturing

Day to Day Responsibilities:

Serve as an Electrical Controls resource for troubleshooting of production equipment in the Batch, Forming, Drying, Cutting, Firing & Finishing areas of the Diesel Manufacturing facility in Painted Post NY to support the 24/7 manufacturing of Diesel Filters.

Initiate and maintain relationships with Operations and Maintenance to provide first responder Controls and Level 1 I.T. support for the plant. Focus will be to safely get equipment back in operation and performing at established rates and quality. Detailed reports of activity will be sent out at the end of your shift to the Controls & I.T. Manger.

Control system troubleshooting will include but not limited to, PLC’s (Rockwell/Allen Bradley controllers), Human Machine Interfaces, Robots, Motion Control, Measurement Systems, Instrumentation, Dryers, Kilns, Material Handling Systems, Networks, Computer system hardware / software application support for MES and data collection systems.

Identification and correction of hardware failures, firmware problems and programming deficiencies, and the implementation of the hardware/programming updates.

Work utilizing plant & division electrical controls standards. Serve as a technical resource for questions regarding deviation and interpretation as well as managing changes during off shift activities.

Individual must be capable of executing assignments, in a team based environment, with minimal supervision

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:
12 hr Rotating Shifts, however, expected to work hours required to achieve plant uptime objectives

Required Education: Associate of Science - Electrical /Electronics Engineering

Required Years and Area of Experience:
3-5 years of engineering experience with demonstrated success designing, developing and implementing, robust state of the art control solutions using machine / motion control systems, flexible automation, robotics systems, and electro-mechanical systems into manufacturing

Required Skills:
* High level of technical curiosity that will enable unique solutions to the technical challenges incumbent in the position. Ability and interest to learn, and apply, new technologies in support of overall technical objectives.
* Fundamental understanding of electrical design practices, machine / motion control systems, electro-mechanical systems, robotics, programming, and system integration
* Demonstrated knowledge of control systems design, programming, and systems integration with understanding of open loop and closed loop control systems

* Familiar with state of the art technologies in the following areas: control systems integration, controls architectures, PLC’s (Studio5000 or RSLogix5000), motion control systems, electro-mechanical drive systems, robotics, part sensing, vision, risk assessment, and safety systems
* 1 year min of PLC or Robot programming experience
* Ability to work in a team based environment and participate on a highly matrixed team
* Possesses an understanding of general mechanics and ability to apply it in
troubleshooting and system design
* Self-starter who is able to exceed expectations for their objectives and timelines with a
minimal amount of supervision
* Sound problem solving and decision making processes and skills
* Highly motivated, results oriented, customer focused, with a high commitment level

Desired Skills:
* Allen Bradley Controllogix PLC & machine/ motion control experience
* Fanuc Robot Experience
* Control system (PLC, motion control, safety devices, high level languages) and vision
programming skills (Wit,Labview,Cognex,Helcon.)
* Computer science skills in hardware, software, VB, Database & C++ programming
* Knowledge of glass and ceramic manufacturing
* Entrepreneurial
* Forward looking
* Prior experience moving a new product or process from development into manufacturing
* Knowledgeable in applicable national and international electrical and robotic design and safety codes

* Safety shoes - candidate must provide own, cannot expense
* Standard safety glasses and hearing protection provided
* Arc Flash Panel protection provided (NFPA70E)

Manager Must Haves:
* Independent thinker
* Technical Curiosity
* Work well under pressure
* Professional, particularly with communication and translating technical processes into non-technical terms as required
* PLC (required) AB Controllogix 3-5 years’ experience
* Robotics (preferred) Fanuc basic understanding and ability to recover from downtime situations.
* Strong computer skills (MS Word and Excel)
* Ability to interpret existing AutoCAD designs
* The ability to identify and correct potential hardware failures, firmware problems and programming deficiencies, and the implementation of the hardware/programming updates needed to keep production running

If you are interested and qualified, please apply today!

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