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MT&E - Sr. Controls Engineer

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Fecha: 31/07/2022

Ubicación: Reynosa, TAM, MX, 88730

Empresa: Corning

Controls Engineer



Purpose of Position: Serve as an electrical controls resource driving new equipment & system introductions, process improvements and cost reduction projects.



  • 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.




  • 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
  • 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.