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Sr. Controls Engineer – manufacturing environment

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Major and established international company has an opportunity for a Sr. Controls Engineer at their large manufacturing complex commutable to the east of the Atlanta metropolitan area. There are major company benefits and 1-2% bonus potential.


· Finds problems, plans, and implements improvements for existing product and manufacturing process issues.

· Develop and maintain document quality system for new and existing programs (PFMEA, control plan, process flow, work instructions, and inspection documents).

· Performs research, development, evaluation, installation, operation and maintenance of manufacturing systems, processes, and equipment to meet requirements.

· Coordinates the manufacturing launch of new/revised products including establishing goals, training team members, and evaluating results.

· Gives input to product design based on design for manufacture/design for assembly philosophy.

· Performs cost-benefit analysis for product and/or manufacturing process cost reduction, quality improvement, and improved efficiency.

· Leads or participates in Kaizen activities to ensure continuous improvement in manufacturing processes, products, components, raw materials, and equipment.

· Prepares and maintains detailed layouts of building floor space, equipment, and tooling.

· Performs routine activities accurately and promptly per instructions and procedures.

· Train Production and Maintenance Associates to improve technical knowledge and troubleshooting skills on the production shop floor.

· Performs other work as assigned by Management.


· Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field with at least 3 years of engineering experience.

· Experience in automotive manufacturing industry is preferred.

· Must be able to read, interpret, and create blueprints and technical documents.

· Must be proficient with programming PLCs, HMIs, and vision systems. Preferably Keyence, Omron, and/or Mitsubishi.

· Must have at least 3 years of hands on experience with high volume CNC Machining, automated assembly, and/or plastic injection molding processes.

· Experience with programming FANUC robots and CNC controls is preferred.

· Excellent troubleshooting skills.

· Able to demonstrate ingenuity/creativity regarding problem solving and countermeasure implementation.

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

· Excellent organizational skills, able to motivate team efforts to accomplish goals.

· Able to quickly learn basic knowledge of the company, products, manufacturing processes, and rules.

· Must be proficient in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.




Required to sit or stand and move about the facility. Occasional lifting of items not to exceed 50 lbs.