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Sr. Controls Engineer

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Date: May 23, 2022

Location: Reynosa, TAM, MX, 88730

Company: Corning

Sr. Controls Engineer


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.
•    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 5+ years of electrical / controls experience 
•    Able to travel globally (Mexico, Poland, and China at a minimum)
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 
•    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: 
•    Machine vision system experience 
•    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