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Work at the forefront of automotive innovation with ZF,
one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers.

Controls Technician

Location: 

Marysville, MI, US, 48040

Req ID 9869 | Marysville, United States

  

Job Summary:

The controls Technician is responsible for assisting in the planning, implementing, and maintaining stable and capable production/business processes as they pertain to equipment functionality. Machine/Equipment capabilities as they relate to safety, throughput, quality-improvement, monitoring, and correcting issues related to the Assembly/Machining production lines.


Job Duties/ Responsibilities: 

  • Provide technical guidance and expertise (lead, coordinate and facilitate troubleshooting) in the modification of hardware, software, electrical and power transmission control systems to improve safety, reliability and operational readiness of manufacturing equipment.
  • Coordinate with Maintenance, Production, and IT to modify programming and controls systems involving PLC’s and PC’s.
  • 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.
  • Analyze and challenge existing procedures in areas of responsibility throughout the facility, making recommendations and working with Operational Management to integrate solutions.
  • Develop concepts and implement solutions for network and automation.
  • Troubleshoot, plan, test, and coordinate the implementation of preventive actions in order to establish and verify a stable production processes in terms of Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost.
  • Monitor and improve performance of processes with respect to OEE, cycle time, uptime, and FTT.
  • Establish, maintain, update, and administer controls documentation, including schematics.

 

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • High School Diploma and 2-5+ Years of related experience.
  • Experience in manufacturing.
  • Must have the ability to travel both domestically and internationally.
  • Must be self-directed and willing to work any shift.
  • Knowledge and programming experience with AutoCAD, Siemens, Transline, Rockwell, vision systems, and robots required.
  • Knowledge and experience with dispensing systems, networks (ethernet, profibus, profinet), fastening operations, FDM/press operations, NVH, balancing (BTI), laser cutting/welding, etching, gear cutting, heat treat, gear machining, straightening, and gear testing.


Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • AS in Electrical/Electronic Engineering Preferred
  • Automotive manufacturing experience. 
  • Experience with Assembly and Machining.
  • Basic German language.
  • Project management experience.
  • Arc Flash knowledge.
  • Keyence/Cognex/FANUC vision systems.
  • FANUC robots.
  • Experience with GP Reaves and A/C Shucker dispensing systems, Atlas Copco DC fastening operations, Kistler/Promess and Atlas Copco FDM/press operations, Trumpf, LaserMech and Precitec laser cutting/welding, Keyence and Telesis etching, Gleason gear cutting and machining, heat treat, Oerlikon gear machining, Eitel straightening, and Klingenberg gear testing.

 

Be part of our ZF team as Technician - Controls ASM and apply now!

 

 

DIVERSITY COMMITMENT

To harness the power of innovation, we invest in the development of diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to our company.Our company is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with us and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please contact us. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.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.Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

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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Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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