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Sr. Controls Technician (2nd Shift)

Location: 

Gray Court, SC, US

Req ID 33857
   

Position Summary:

The Sr. Technician - Controls is responsible for providing technical analysis and expertise in the optimized maintenance of shop floor PC’s/PLC’s related hardware, software and applications, in order to ensure the reliability and availability of manufacturing equipment. Provide assistance across all areas for maintaining production equipment during start-ups, breakdowns, and continuous improvement activities on electrical/controls process issues.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Solve deficiencies in equipment from operation and original design to force equipment failure; serve as an internal consultant for issues related to maintenance controls in troubleshooting and problem-solving scenarios.
  • Develop solutions and ensure the completion of long-term elimination of controls deficiencies; develop alternatives for controls equipment replacement, upgrade or program revisions that improve equipment performance, and overall equipment reliability.
  • Develop and implement concepts for the network (e.g. Ethernet, Profibus, etc.) and automations.
  • Modify programming improvements and controls systems involving PLC’s and PC’s
  • Provide technical guidance and expertise in the modification of hardware, software, electrical and power transmission control systems to improve safety, reliability and operational readiness of manufacturing equipment.
  • Work with customer and/or internal manufacturing engineering teams on improvements to manufacturing equipment controls.
  • Communicate and provides technical clarification of issues and solutions to both maintenance and non-maintenance personnel in the function, operation, troubleshooting and repair of manufacturing equipment controls.

 

Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree
  • 4+ years of experience.
  • Must be able to work 2nd shift 
  • Working knowledge of vision systems.
  • Working knowledge of DC torque fastening systems, with Atlas Copco technology a plus.
  • Ability to work flexible hours for production, development and training needs.
  • Experience with supporting plant floor systems and applications.
  • Ability to read logic/flow diagrams for program design, programming simulation, testing and start-up
  • Ability to read drawing/prints (i. e. CAD)- in both electrical and mechanical – in DIN/ISO standard format (in metrics)

 

Be part of our ZF team as Sr. Controls Technician (2nd Shift) and apply now!

 

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Our Commitment to Diversity

ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


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