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Sr. Controls Engineer

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Date: Jul 23, 2022

Location: Reynosa, TAM, MX, 88730

Company: Corning

Internal Corning Employees are provided the opportunity to review global job openings for potential interest. However, they are encouraged to do so with the understanding that whether or not they will be considered a candidate for positions located outside their geographic area (city, country, region) will depend on a number of factors such as the availability of local subject matter expertise or qualified talent, the need to obtain and availability of work authorization, costs associated with internal transfer, etc. It will be the decision of the hiring organization whether to permit employees applying outside the local area where the opening exists to be considered a candidate for that opening. It is recommended employees wishing to apply for job openings at Corning make their supervisor aware of their interest before formally applying.

 

Purpose of Position: Serve as an electrical controls resource for the Divisional Engineering Global Equipment team driving new equipment & system introductions, process improvements and cost reduction projects.

Responsibilities

  • Provide electrical and controls engineering expertise in support of new equipment & system introductions, continuous improvements, cost reductions, maintenance, and productivity improvements. 
  • Interface with external system integrators and machine builders to successfully deliver fully integrated automation equipment to Corning’s plants on-time, on-budget, and that satisfy performance measures. 
  • Actively participate / direct all phases of the project including design, fabrication, installation, production start-up support, training of plant personnel and technology transfer. 
  • Internal subject matter expert in control systems (PLC, HMI, Motion Control Systems, Machine Vision), system integration, sensors and electro-mechanical devices. 
  • Ensure all controls engineering projects are documented properly with electrical drawing packages conforming to Corning standards. 
  • Work with project team to solve automation problems, resolve project related issues, and develop fundamental understanding of technical / process requirements critical to system success 
  • Develop control architectures and system integration requirements that will satisfy process and manufacturing requirements. 
  • Individual must be capable of executing project assignments as well as managing projects, in a team based environment, with minimal supervision.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechatronics, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • Ideal candidate will possess a minimum of 3+ years of electrical / controls experience 
  • Able to travel globally (United States, Poland, and China at a minimum)
    • Valid passport, titulo, and cedula
  • English proficiency

Required Skills

  • Fundamental understanding of electrical design practices, control systems integration, controls, architectures, electro-mechanical drive systems, and safety systems 
  • Experience with programming PLCs and HMIs 
  • Machine vision system experience 
  • Robotics experience (Fanuc)
  • Ability to design and program motion control systems 
  • Ability to understand and update electrical schematics 
  • Ability to perform a machine safety risk assessment 
  • Experienced in the design and troubleshooting of electrical control panels 
  • Able to effectively communicate ideas and concepts to peers, subordinates and leadership within the organization and across organizational lines 
  • Highly motivated, results oriented, and customer focused 
  • Must be a team player in addition to making individual contributions
  • Project Management Skills 

Desired Skills

  • Manufacturing experience 
  • Beckhoff, Omron, AB PLC and HMI programming skills 
  • Experience with SISTEMA evaluations
  • Knowledge of SCADA (GE iFix, Ignition, or similar)
  • Prior experience moving a new product or process from development into manufacturing 
  • Experience with AutoCAD

This position does not support immigration sponsorship.

 

Pay Grade: Grade C 

Employee Referral Amount: $0.00