Controls Engineering Manager in Lewistown, PA at Volt

Date Posted: 9/14/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Lewistown, PA
  • Duration:
    N/A
  • Date Posted:
    9/14/2018
  • Job ID:
    138009
  • Pay Rate
    $95000.0 - $115000.0/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    (804) 727-0017

Job Description

Position: Controls Engineering Manager

Location:  Lewistown, PA

Status: Direct Hire

We are seeking an experienced Controls Engineering Manager for a client facility located in Lewistown, PA. This is a diversified manufacturing company, specializing in consumer products ranging from Absorbent Hygiene (adult incontinence, feminine care, and baby care), Tissue, and Industrial (print and packaging materials and thermoformed plastics), serving markets throughout the world. This client is positioned to continue significant growth in the coming years. 

Job responsibilities

  • Managing and directing Controls Engineering, OEMs, and contractors across multiple shifts and work areas,
  • Providing electrical and controls maintenance and project work involving specifying, designing, and implementing complex controls systems and software programming on production equipment and associated machinery.   
  • Recruits, trains, administers, and directs all Controls Engineering and Maintenance personnel.  Continually assesses personnel to insure proper skills are developed and applied to support production requirements.  Develops and applies any training programs to insure skills are kept current.
  • Applies knowledge of electrical controls, machinery controls, and components to provide technical direction for Project Engineers, OEMs, and vendors to design, install, interface, and start up new controls systems and equipment.  This may include electrical component selection, electrical and software design approval, machine acceptance testing, and start up problem solving.
  • Tracks production performance, and conceives, develops, tests, and implements technical solutions for controls and automation problems.  Develops and administers any annual preventative maintenance and inspection programs.
  • Assists and/or leads project start up for electrical and controls projects not handled by Project Engineering.  Works with various departments to develop and assist in training and start up validation processes.
  • Troubleshoots production utility equipment controls systems, components, and programs.
  • Assists Production, Maintenance, and Engineers to meet daily priorities, coverage, and special projects.
  • Oversees Controls support during machines installations and upgrades.  Also, interfaces auxiliary equipment and identifies and corrects errors in programming and wiring.
  • Assists in project planning and forecasting as part of the budgeting process.
  • Performs other duties as necessary when directed to do so. 
  • Day to day direction and also able to provide strategic direction.
  • Keep the skill level of the department up to speed.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics, or equivalent.
  • Ten years experience supervising in a high volume product environment requiring continuous support.
  • Preferred of eight years experience with industrial controls.
  • Advanced knowledge of all PLC based hardware and software.
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to apply advanced analytical concepts.
  • Advanced leadership abilities.

Please contact Matt Haltom at (317) 685-2200 for any questions and more details regarding this position.

Volt has been serving some of the nation's strongest companies for over 60 years. As a Volt employee, you can expect the highest level of on-site support. We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial

relationships with its employees.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer