Due to increased growth and expansion, Cataler North America, a Toyota affiliate, has an immediate opening for an experience Controls Engineer at our automotive catalyst coating facility in Lincolnton, NC. A high level of PLC competency is required including programming and troubleshooting with ladder logic to achieve machine control and manipulate process data. Mitsubishi Q-series experience is optimal, although other PLC brand experience will be considered. This is a high visibility position.
Position Hours: M-F, 8a - 5p
The job duties include but are not limited to:
Troubleshooting and kaizen of highly automated manufacturing equipment
Process data collection and reporting
Supporting the production and maintenance departments with equipment up time
Recommending automation suppliers and equipment for improvement projects
Reducing maintenance costs and improving plant safety
Coordinating with local machine shops to fabricate machinery and tooling
A four year degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering Technology, Computer Science is preferred; however, a combination of relevant education and experience will be considered. Proficiency with Mitsubishi PLCs, Machine Vision, Yaskawa/Motoman robots, and VFDs is highly desired. Knowledge of VB programming or PLC-SQL communications is a plus. Experience with complex control systems, sensors, operator interface programming and data collection systems is required. Prior experience in an automotive manufacturing environment with IATF16949 certification is a plus. Seeking a candidate with excellent technical skills in addition to communication skills. Must work well with team members at all levels of the company.