Maintenance/Controls Engineer

Permanent

Saige Partners

Maintenance/Controls Engineer
Iowa City, IA
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Maintenance/Controls Engineer
Iowa City, IA

Maintenance/Controls Engineer Iowa City, IA

Saige Partners is currently looking a Maintenance/Controls Engineer provides software and hardware installations, programming, and maintenance to new and existing production equipment for a leader in automotive manufacturing located in the Iowa City, IA area.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Safety First – Obey the plant’s safety rules and procedures by wearing PPE at all times and immediately addressing all safety concerns. Promotes an environment where zero injuries is the expected standard.
  • Sets up new programs, PLC ladder logic, robot interfacing and documentation.
  • Setup and maintain PC, PLC, Robot, HMI, and weld control back-ups on all equipment.
  • Setup and maintain access levels for PLC and robots, documenting all changes.
  • Evaluate and make recommendation on equipment updates, new equipment, and software updates for PLC, HMI, and weld controls and makes approved changes.
  • Troubleshoot programming failures and makes adjustments and document as necessary.
  • Implements improvements in cycle time of robotic welding and assemblies.
  • Trains personnel in the use of robots and PLCs.
  • Supports efforts to achieve department and plant goals on Employee Opinion Survey.
  • Works with vendors and/or contractors, displaying company’s core values.
  • Performs preventative maintenance on equipment as assigned.
  • Assist in all maintenance and repair work in either the plant or on the grounds.
  • Trouble shooting of electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and HVAC as needed.
  • Welding/fabricating and painting if required.
  • Responsible for helping maintain a clean and safe work environment.
  • Works in a safe manner and observes plant safety rules and regulations at all times.
  • Aware of all Health, Safety & Environmental policies.
  • Know and understand company Quality Policy.
  • Perform all other duties as required.

Follows and supports company operating principles, including:

  • Company Employee Charter – Operating under its principles by treating all associates equally, fairly and with dignity and respect.
  • Open Door Policy – Solves issues with two-way, open and friendly communication at the lowest level.
  • 5S – Maintains and promotes good housekeeping by following the philosophy “Everything has a place. Everything in its place”.
  • Company quality and environmental policies.
  • Supports efforts to achieve department and plant goals on Employee Opinion Survey.

Education and/or Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Two or four year degree in mechanical or electrical engineering or related field preferred and/or 4 years job related experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • High school diploma or GED. Two or four year degree in mechanical or electrical engineering or related field preferred and/or 4 years job related experience
  • Understanding of metal stamping, spot welding and assembly processes.
  • Complete understanding of PLCs and programming with the ability to program/teach robots.
  • Electrical knowledge (National Electrical Code) and control wiring.
  • Intermediate computer skills required.
  • Able to prepare, read, write and interpret reports, instructions, procedures and business correspondence.
  • Must exhibit high integrity and honesty.
  • Ability to read, write, analyze, and interpret technical procedures, blueprints, diagrams, requirements and business correspondences.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Knowledgeable in Fanuc and Allen Bradley controls and equipment build standards.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills (verbal and written).
  • Ability to work with a sense of urgency to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to multi-task with accuracy.
  • Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts as appropriate.

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