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Engineer II-Controls

Location: 

Mesa, AZ, US, 85212-9361

Req ID 43100  |  [[filter6]], Arizona (US-AZ), United States

  

Experienced level professional engineer responsible for Controls Engineering support and process improvement work for high volume manufacturing lines using standardized procedures. Ensures products and/or designs are reliable manufacturable, and/or cost effective

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide production support for manufacturing lines from the cell controller down to the device level.  Production support includes ensuring accurate traceability data collection, troubleshooting, scrap and LAT reduction, and improved process reliability.VA/VE activities.
  • Support business unit objectives by prioritizing projects, designing interfaces for new equipment and making decisions that affect the long-term production process.
  • Provide vendor management and supervision.
  • Manage machine controls for small projects.
  • Create and maintain documents and/or databases with team support.  Projects typically meet the immediate needs for the business unit.  Such activities vary from clerical, to editorial, to creative; e.g. creation/revision of APQP documentation, MI, PI, SOP, maintenance of equipment configuration documents, etc.
  • Provide mentoring and training to technicians.
  • Work with team members to resolve customer issues related to quality and design, resolve issues relative to the process and equipment and implement the required changes to production lines.
  • Work with Product Engineering to implement changes due to product changes.
  • As part of a team, review and make recommendations to improve product design and processes, using various analytical methods and tools (Design for Assembly, Manufacturing and Experiments).
  • Work with the core team (Product, Manufacturing, Quality, and Supplier Development Engineering) on new product development and implementation.
  • Review design changes and verify these changes do not adversely affect the process.
  • Assists experienced engineers with engineering analyses.
  • May refer to complex problems not covered by company standards and/or documentation to the supervisor or senior-level engineer for help or a decision

 

Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering

 

Required Experience:

  • 3-4 years of automation experience
  • Preferred: Allen-Bradley and/or Siemens S7 PLC & HMI I/O Motion Control

  • Basic knowledge of electrical/electronic systems.

  • Basic knowledge of computer systems. 

  • Able to create electrical drawings using CAD software.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and organizational skills. 

  • Able to solve moderate-to-complex engineering problems addressed with significant autonomy.

  • Some project management.

  • German language skills a plus. 

Be part of our ZF team as Engineer II-Controls and apply now!

 

DIVERSITY COMMITMENT: 
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are more than just words for us. They are at the core of the ZF Way that propels our team members towards their utmost success. We strive to build and nurture a culture where inclusiveness is a natural reflex. We actively seek ways to remove barriers so that every member of ZF can rise to their full potential. We aim to embed this in our legacy through how we operate and build our products as we shape next generation mobility, safety, sustainability and social justice. 

With four generations across 118 nationalities in 41 countries, ZF combines a unique variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and ideas. Together, we solve problems, drive innovation and shape next generation mobility. 

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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