Controls Engineer

Knauf Insulation North America is the world's fastest-growing insulation manufacturer in the world. We remain committed to conservation of the environment and the sustainable development & manufacture of a comprehensive line of acoustical fiber glass insulation for residential, commercial, industrial, marine, OEM and metal building applications using post-consumer recycled materials.
We welcome passionate & creative individuals who thrive in an entrepreneurial, collaborative and ever-changing environment. Watch our values video to learn more about what we do, our commitment to sustainability, and our company values & culture.
Position Overview:
Responsible for designing, developing, installing, managing and/or maintaining equipment which is used to monitor and control engineering systems, machinery and processes. Provides guidance and coaching to others in similar but more entry-level roles. Serves as the lead on control system projects as instructed by the Manager, Engineering and Plant Electrical Engineer
?????? Identify and develop graphics for the HMI screens on the factory floor
?????? Ensures plant automation control system training meets business needs
?????? Actively researches latest automation developments? as part of plant continuous improvement
?????? Liaise with Plant Process to identify and implement control system improvements
?????? Set up computer systems for supervisory software for plant process controls
?????? Manage factory process control network
?????? Program and troubleshoot PLCs, variable speed drives, and instrumentation
?????? Substitutes setting up, calibrating, troubleshooting, and repairing factory instrumentation and environmental control systems
?????? Collaborate with Engineers and Venders on new equipment installation, new HMI and process systems, process improvements, and service routines
?????? Act as a liaison between corporate engineering and plant process controls
?????? Work with factory management team to identify and correct equipment-related issues, improve efficiencies, product quality, and safety
?????? Responsible for Energy Managements Systems and reporting
?????? Bachelor?s ?Degree inElectrical Engineering field
?????? Knowledge of Rockwell automation equipment ,PLC programming and troubleshooting training required
?????? Minimum? 0-2years? Industrial or Electrical Controls experience
?????? Minimum 0 -2 years? of experience with Rockwell Automation Software and Hardware (Allen Bradley)
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
?????? Knowledge of and ability to program PLCs, VSD, motor controls
?????? Knowledge of plant processes in a similar environment
?????? Knowledge ?in specific control disciplines such as APC, DCS and SCADA
?????? Ability to develop and read instrumentation diagrams and ladder/relay logic
?????? Ability to troubleshoot electrical systems
?????? Organize and successfully execute multiple project responsibilities
?????? Ability to motivate, lead and coach others
?????? Ability to communicate effectively across various departments
?????? Ability to plan and work in a proactive manner
?????? Ability to work in a hands-on, industrial manufacturing environment
?????? Ability to take work-related calls after hours when necessary
?????? Ability to work additional hours at the plant if/when emergencies occur
?????? Computer skills in MS Windows environment; proficient in Word, PowerPoint and Excel
?????? Time management and organizational skills
?????? Active listening skills
?????? Self-starter
Special Tools/Equipment Used:?
?????? Computer
?????? Electrical troubleshooting tools
?????? Calibration meters and instruments
?????? Factory test and measurement equipment
?????? Cameras and scanners
?????? Environmental controls
Physical Demands:
?????? Must regularly walk long distances and stand for long periods of time
?????? Must regularly climb stairs
?????? Must occasionally climb fixed ladders
?????? Must occasionally lift and/or move up to fifty (50) pounds
Working Conditions:
?????? Must be able to work an on-call weekend duty rotation
?????? May be exposed to varying temperature changes
?????? Regularly exposed to a fast-paced environment
?????? May be exposed to dusty conditions
Knauf Insulation provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
All applicants must be legal residents that do not currently or in the future require sponsorship.

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