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Manufacturing Controls Engineer

Company: Optimal
Location: Dearborn
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Position Description: --- Ensure compliance to the GVOSS (Global Vehicle Operations Structured Standards) --- Review supplier tooling and conveyor designs for compliance to the Ford VOSS, for both hardware and programming. GVOSS contains all the standards for tooling and conveyors --- Approve/reject GVOSS deviations as required. Determine if a deviation is necessary. --- Develop and propose GVOSS enhancements for cost, quality and performance. --- Review new controls concepts and designs. --- Develop and implement improvements to control systems and equipment using Factory Information Systems (FIS) data. --- Lead capital project teams, develop capitol appropriations requests and manage the projects from concept through commissioning. --- Lead costing for controls related to tooling and conveyors find acceptable cost reduction opportunities. Including writing scopes of work for controls in tooling and conveyors. --- Lead risk assessment for controls programming and controls hardware changes. --- Write functional descriptions; develop tooling and conveyor scopes of work, assist in writing scopes of work. --- Lead problem solving to assist plants and implementation teams in resolving tooling and conveyor performance issues. --- Lead trouble shooting; coordinate resources to find root cause and fixes, manage and breakdown problems into items that can be validated. Determine proper validation methods. --- Assist in the training of manufacturing personnel and plant electricians. --- Assist in integration of controls into IT systems like Factory Information Systems (FIS), Error Proofing, and Next Generation Automated Vehicle Scheduling.Job Requirements:Skills Required: --- Supplier project management skills preferred --- CPARS/MEARS experience preferred --- FIS reports (running and analyzing) preferred --- Competency in MTTR/MTBF and the FRED process preferred --- Backgrounds in Controls Design and PLC programming preferred --- Automotive manufacturing experience preferred --- Rockwell PLC (Control Logix) and other Rockwell components required --- VFD experience required --- RSLogix 5, 500, 5000; RSView and Factory Talk knowledge preferred --- Robots (Fanuc) --- Ethernet IP for controls required --- Vision systems preferred Skills Preferred: --- Travel within US and Mexico for installation, launch support and issue resolution --- Travel up to 70% or more might be required to support launch Experience Required: --- Problem solving skills using statistics (6 Sigma Black Belt preferred) --- Ability to lead 8D --- MS Office Application competency (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) --- Project Management skills --- Strong interpersonal skills --- Strong written and oral communication skills --- Systems Engineering (Electrical and Mechanical) skills Education Required: BS in Electrical Engineering or 5 years minimum controls experience + engineering degree. Education Preferred: Additional Safety Training/Licensing/Personal Protection Requirements: Additional Information : Travel within the US and International for Buy-off, installation and launch support. --- Travel within US and Mexico for installation, launch support and issue resolution --- Travel up to 50% or more might be required to support launch

Keywords: Optimal, Dearborn , Manufacturing Controls Engineer, Engineering , Dearborn, Michigan

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