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

Sr. Controls Engineer

Location: 

Mesa, AZ, US, 85212-9361

Req ID 20415 | OSS Mesa, United States

  

General Summary: Provide Controls Engineering production support and process improvement work for high volume manufacturing lines.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

 

 

  • Provide production support for manufacturing lines from the processor down to the device level.  Production support includes ensuring accurate traceability data collection, troubleshooting, quality/scrap/productivity improvements, improved process reliability, and 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 medium size projects.

  • Create and maintain documents and/or databases.  Such activities vary from clerical, to editorial, to creative; e.g. creation/revision of APQP documentation, configuration files, MI, MOP, equipment specifications, functional specifications, etc.

  • Provide mentoring and training to lower level developers and technicians.  May provide work to clerical support or unskilled labor, including temporarily assigned developers and technicians.

  • Review design changes and verify these changes do not adversely affect the process.

  • Customer Team Member:

    • Work with team members to resolve customer issues related to quality and design. Resolve issues relative to the process & equipment and implement required changes to production lines.

    • Work with Product Engineering to develop, design and implement changes that result from product changes.

  • Simultaneous Engineering Team Member:

    • Review and make recommendations to improve product design and processes, using analytical methods and tools (Design for Assembly, Manufacturing and Experiments, Six Sigma).

    • Work with the core team (Design, Quality, Supplier Quality, Manufacturing and Packaging Engineering) on product/process development, improvements and implementation.

Ability:

Intermediate knowledge of electrical/electronic systems.

Intermediate level programming of PLC, HMI, motion control systems and robots.

Basic knowledge of computer systems.

Create electrical drawings using CAD software.

Excellent oral and written communication skills and organizational skills.

German language skills a plus.

 

Education:

Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s preferred)

Individual’s training and experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

 

Experience:

7-8+ years of experience and leading technical projects. 

Experience with the following required:

Allen-Bradley and/or Siemens S7 PLC & HMI

I/O

Motion Control

Motors & Drives

Networks & Communications

Machine Vision

Robots

 

Physical Requirements:

Must have hand dexterity at moderate speed with accuracy for half of each day. Requires steady, active effort and continuous walking. Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs. Must be able to work in all areas of the plant.

 

ZF Mesa Operations screening process includes substance abuse screening test, ATF lifetime background check, and a verification of eligibility for employment.  U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident Status Required.

 

 

 

Be part of our ZF team as Sr Engineer - Controls 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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