Engineering Specialist - Controls

Company Name:
Ford Motors
Job Description & Qualifications
Position Duties:
Use Vis Plant monitoring software to review cycle times of automation, review and follow up automation project's and installations
Troubleshoot PLC, robot, and other automation problems
Update program backups for automation
Program new installations of Body tooling and conveyor systems
Reprogram automation for engineering changes and improvements
Coordinate automation campaigns
Minimum Requirements:
Fundamental working knowledge of PLC logic and controls (RSLogix)
Electrical Background (electrician or technician)
Related experience
High School Diploma
Allen Bradley Panel View use/programming
AB Servo and AB VFD drives
Familiarity with VFDs, Armor starts, encoders, network/Ethernet controls
Successful candidate must be able to demonstrate leadership behaviors combined with outstanding interpersonal, teambuilding, and communication skills
Preferred requirements:
2+ years of related experience
Strong problem solving skills, including 8D's, FMEAs, and DMAIC's
Ability to independently troubleshoot all body equipment and continuously evaluate equipment for improvement for quality and delivery
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
Fanuc robot experience
Kawasaki programming,
RS Logics,
Microsoft office PLC
Ability to read prints, AutoCAD, interpret and modify electrical schematics
Experienced in laser burning
Strong understanding of conveyors system programming and body tooling techniques, in addition to networking understanding, DH+, Ethernet, remote IO
Ability to read blueprints
Simulation modeling exposure
Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma experience
Lean Tools 5S, Kanban, Poka-yoke, and Value Stream Mapping
Project Methodology experience
TQM and Kaizen Methods
FMEA, PPAP, and DOEs experience
Visual Factory Management
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At Ford Motor Company, the distance between you and an amazing career has never been shorter. Join the Ford team today, and discover the benefits, rewards and development opportunities youd expect from a diverse global leader.
Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
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