11 days old

Controls Engineer -

thyssenkrupp North America
  • Job Type
  • Shift
    1st Shift

Danville, Illinois, United States — thyssenkrupp Crankshaft Co LLC

We are thyssenkrupp!

At thyssenkrupp we have more than 158,000 employees in 79 countries and annual sales of €41,5 billion. We are active in automotive engineering, logistics, plant technology, steel production, elevator manufacturing and much more. We work in large and small businesses all around the world – but we always work together. We have over 200 years of experience in industry and the latest cutting-edge technology. We have a position that‘s right for you, that piques your interest, and that puts your skills to the test.


Your responsibilities

Summary The Controls Engineer reports to the Electronic Services Group Leader and is responsible for troubleshooting and repairing plant equipment as well as taking on and overseeing special electronics projects. Major Areas of Responsibility
  • Troubleshooting, repairing plant equipment, and PLC Programming
  • Taking on special projects pertaining to plant electronics
  • Assisting E-Techs
Specific Responsibilities of the Job
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair plant equipment involving checking voltages, changing out bad components, switching out gauges, as well as making camera and software adjustments
  • Program PLCs and diagnose machine faults/failures
  • Research and recommend machine control upgrades to address outdated controls
  • Document changes to electrical drawings and generate upgraded drawings
  • Prepare daily log reports and document/track the off shift activity to ensure proper follow up on machine problems and repairs
  • Assist E-Techs
  • Work on special projects such as machine function additions and troubleshooting, and repairing plant equipment
  • Adding PLC relay outputs at the request of the customer
  • Other projects and responsibilities as specified
Standards of Performance
  • Minimizes downtime and improves machine efficiency
  • Sees special projects through to completion


Your profile

Essential Functions
  • Proficient in English Language
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team
  • PLC experience, CNC troubleshooting experience, and AC/ DC servo drive experience
  • Walking in a manufacturing setting with multiple stairs and inclines
Qualifications Education/Credentials/Certifications
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field preferred
  • Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
    • Knowledge of electronics
    • Understanding of schematics and program reading
    • Knowledgeable in a variety of machine software
    • Basic algebraic mathematical ability
    • Understanding of standard to metric conversions
    • Excellent oral and written language ability
    • Ability to follow step-by-step procedures
    • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
    • Willingness to learn
    • Excellent computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office
    • Project Management skills
  • Physical Demands and Working Conditions
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by any worker to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. In terms of movement, the job may require kneeling, crouching, reaching, handling, use of fingers, feeling, repetitive motions, eye/hand/foot coordination, standing, walking, frequent us of hearing and smelling to distinguish sounds and odors indicating malfunction, and occasional balancing.
  • In terms of vision, the job may require near acuity, far acuity, depth perception, accommodation, color vision, and peripheral vision.
  • Environmental conditions may include contact with water or other liquids, noise, atmospheric conditions, and occasional extreme heat.
  • Hazards may include proximity to moving, mechanical parts, exposure to electrical components, working in high, exposed places, and occasional exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • May require Medium Physical Strength*
*Physical Strength ☐SEDENTARY - Exerts up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.   ☒MEDIUM - Exert up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. of force constantly to move objects.


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