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Senior Controls Engineer (294786)BedfordIndiana.

Senior Controls Engineer (294786)

Bedford | Indiana | United States

Job Title:
Senior Controls Engineer

Type of Position:
12-month contract position (likely for extension, possible to go direct)

Job Location:
Bedford, IN

Compensation:
Negotiable (overtime paid over 40 hours, off shift premiums paid) (Generally $40/hr to $47/hr depending on experience)

Benefits:
Available

Job Description:
HRU Technical Resources has partnered with a major automotive manufacturer to place a Senior Controls Engineer.  We are seeking candidates with at least 5 to 10 years of experience.  Knowledge of manufacturing processes and systems and experience with various programmable logic controllers (PLC) platforms is desired.  

Roles and Responsibilities:
•    Supports and drives company IT launch implementation initiatives
•    Participates in functional area plant meetings and related functions to represent IT project management and to assist in meeting launch IT performance goals.
•    Learns technical concepts and practices quickly
•    Communicate issues to proper parties within affected departments
•    Provides defined technical support and direction to support personnel within the organization
•    Investigates controls and IT system integration problems and provides technical input in problem resolution
•    Works with Central office teams to promote common systems and best practices
•    Assures common IT architecture for all new and revised tooling and equipment
•    Communicates IT Launch requirements to the appropriate staffs and coordinates controls integration activities with the plant business team
•    Maintains good working relationships with peers, hourly, union, management, supplier community and interfaces with necessary support functions inside and outside of the plant
•    Mechanical/Electrical aptitude with the ability to grasp complex systems easily
•    Ability to multitask in a highly flexible environment
•    Develops and monitors planning timetables and project schedules
•    Reports planning progress to all departments impacted
•    Excellent oral and written communication skills. Able to take highly technical discussions to the appropriate level to foster proper understanding to drive decisions and forward progress
•    Strong logical / analytical thinker. Ability to reason and think logically, apply judgment, solve complex problems, and implement solutions
•    Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Exceptional work ethic with the ability to multi-task under limited supervision
•    Understand business processes and how underlying systems and technologies enable processes
•    Adheres to an appropriate (for the setting) and effective set of core values and beliefs during good and bad times; acts in line with those values
•    Responds and relates well to direction from multiple program management leadership sources.
•    Enforces safe work practices as the highest priority and implements objectives for health/safety, and housekeeping

Required Skills and Experience:
•    3 to 5+ Years of experience required (5 to 10+ desired)
•    Knowledge of manufacturing processes and systems
•    Experience with various programmable logic controllers (PLC) platform
•    Develop and monitor planning timetables and project schedules and reports planning progress to all departments impacted.
•    Participate in functional area plant meetings and related functions to represent IT project management and to assist in meeting launch IT performance goals
•    Manufacturing experience

Education Requirements:
•    Bachelor's degree in a technical field or equivalent work experience.  High School Diploma or GED with work experience is acceptable.  

Work Environment:
•    1st (day) shift - Typical work week is Mon to Fri, 8 to 10hrs per day.  There will be occasional off shift or weekend work.
•    Occasional travel to Warren, MI as needed
•    This role will require a “fit for work” physical. 

More about us and our clients

HRU has developed a large network of available candidates nationwide, as the company has been providing recruiting and staffing services in up to 22 States for over 25 years. We specialize in engineering, IT, technical and other support services. We are able to recruit and successfully place candidates in job openings in a variety of other fields and positions as well, such as human resources, administration, management, purchasing, sales, customer service, accounting, organic chemistry and more. HRU is able to service clients, regardless of location, by assigning an Account Manager and experienced Recruiters to provide the necessary staffing and support services. Likewise, HRU may assist job seekers anywhere in the United States, regardless of location.

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