Plant Controlls Engineer


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Hi, my name is Sara Byron. I am a Senior Recruiter with blueStone Staffing. My whole focus is working with the Top Engineering professionals in the country.


I have a job opportunity available for a Plant Controls Engineer with a great company in the Hammond, IN area. Please review the below job description and e-mail your resume to if interested. Thank you!


Job Title: Plant Controls Engineer

Employment Type: Direct Hire, Permanent Placement

Location: Hammond, IN

Shift: 1st Shift: Mon – Thur (6am – 6pm), OT Eligible / 3rd Shift: Fri & Sat (6am-6pm) Sun & Mon (6pm – 6am), OT Eligible — Has flex: Fri & Sat (6am – 4:40pm) Sun & Mon (6:30pm – 4am)

Openings: 2

Status: Accepting Candidates

Compensation: Competitive salary with medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, 401k with company match, pension ? OT time ? is available




Our client, one of the Nation's leading auto manufacturers, is looking to identify a seasoned Plant Controls Engineer with manufacturing plant experience to join their team on 1st or 3rd shift.


In this role your work will include, but not be limited to:


  • Design, develop, and streamline various aspects of electrical controls systems, general electrical circuitry, pneumatic, hydraulic systems, and machinery in the plant with use of AutoCAD/AutoCAD Electric, HMI Software/ Design, and/or E-Plan
  • Provide direction and be able to execute the programming for, installation of, and technical troubleshooting support of PLC ladder-logic based hardware and software applications throughout the plant
  • Provide controls and systems engineering support for emergency and unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production peak and off-peak run times as needed
  • Able to work with cross functional groups, as well as work effectively with Plant Engineers and Maintenance Supervisors to complete projects on time and within schedule.
  • Able to read and interpret equipment manuals, schematics, machinery assembly drawings, create component hardware BOMs, and determine additional system/hardware components for the design of electrical control systems and circuitry diagrams to perform required maintenance and service
  • Able to diagnose process and machinery problems utilizing root cause failure analysis techniques, replace or repair equipment parts, test, and adjust as required
  • Assist with and provide guidance for the compliance of plant safety regulations such as (Arch Flash Electrical Safety- NFPA-70E; LOTO, Energized Work Permits, Safe Cell Entry).


Role Minimum Requirements:


  • Strong skills in ladder logic, preferably Allen-Bradley Systems; PLC5, SLC and ControLogix 5000-5580
  • 3 – 5+ years of Electrical Controls/System Engineering industry experience ? in plant setting
  • Aptitude towards HMI Design
  • Experience and working knowledge of CNC/FANUC machines ? preferred
  • Familiarity with Ethernet/IP and basic networking applications and practices
  • Working knowledge and understanding of plant power distribution equipment and controls
  • Experience and working knowledge of robot teach points and programming code understanding
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or Related Field or an Associates Degree, relevant certification, or relevant work history/experience

Sara Byron??

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