Jr. Controls Engineer

Franklin, GA | Direct Hire

Post Date: 03/21/2018 Job ID: 2253064 Industry: Engineering

Our Tier 1 Automotive Supplier customer is currently looking to hire a Jr. Controls Engineer to join their growing team in Franklin, GA on a long-term, permanent basis.


Job Duties:

• Performs and assists in the molding of sample parts, material, and new tool tryouts.

• Assists molding personnel in maintaining efficient processes through documentation and technical assistance.

• Assumes the primary role in developing departmental systems, procedures and policies.

• Assumes the primary role in selection, training development and supervision of staff.

• Prepares departmental reports as required by the Plant Manager.

• Coordinates and monitors departmental budgets to meet plant objectives.

• Monitors performance using the approved measurables.

• Works with raw material suppliers on development/improvement of plastic resins.

• Attends Advance Project Quality Planning meetings.

• Supports and or leads continuous improvement teams.

• Research, develops and implements improvements in the Molding facility.

• Quotes all plastic components for new and or existing programs.

• Consults and assists with any tooling maintenance and repair on improvements to new or existing molds.

• Assists with facility planning and equipment purchases, including tooling.

• Supports other departments and functions as required.

• Develops and implements cost and scrap reduction activities.

• Consults with Manufacturing Manager on any molding or tooling concerns.

• Responsible for improving plant safety performance and key indicators. Strives to eliminate workplace hazards, reduce ergonomic concerns, and works with department managers to improve the overall safety of the plant

• Monitors key indicators, develop action plans to correct unfavorable metrics and report out on progress during management review.

• Shall adhere to all safety, health and environmental procedures, policies and practices such as; utilizing personal protective equipment and proper attire in keeping with safety standards.

• Comply with all ISO/TS 16949 & ISO-14001 procedures and work instructions related to your job description.

• Performs all other functions as required


• BS or MS Degree in Industrial Engineering/Operations Manufacturing preferred

PLC and HMI experience with Allen Bradley or Siemens required

• Experience in all facets of injection molding (preferred)

• 3-5 years of supervisory/project management experience from a manufacturing environment

• Manufacturing knowledge of equipment, tooling processes and quality requirements

• Ability to read and interpret documents, such as; safety rules, policies and procedure manuals and operating instructions.

• Ability to perform basic mathematical functions, such as; addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

• Ability to perform statistical analysis– analytically and mathematically.

• Basic computer skills, including P.C. Knowledge and current technology software familiarity.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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