Yokohama Tire Manufacturing MS LLC Controls Engineer / Entry Level / West Point in West Point, Mississippi

NOTE: This is an Administrative Position and not a Production position and will require specific requirements. If you do not meet the Qualifications listed below you may not be considered for this position. This Position is for a Controls Engineer – Entry Level with a tire manufacturing company located in Clay County, MS. Reports to Engineering Manager. Summary: To develop, modify and troubleshoot machine PLC controls and processes to improve production efficiency, reduce waste, and reliability. Work with various phases of automated control projects such as: design, estimating, soliciting quotes, negotiating contracts, developing schedules and budgets, implementing, modifying, and troubleshooting. Major Responsibilities: Design electronic, electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and/or pneumatic machine controls to increase productivity and quality; Troubleshoot machine controls and processes to improve efficiency and quality; Estimate and control projects, schedules and cost to insure timely installation and cost effectiveness; Train production and maintenance personnel; Develop schedules and budgets and create relationships with vendors to meet the schedule; Analyze data and develop design and operational changes; Prepare complete documentation files to include as built drawings and operational manuals; Assist maintenance, production, quality assurance with traceability; Coordinate with development department with tire design and compound development; Maintain working relationship with MIS to keep machine uptime; Learn Rockwell Automation's Allen-Bradley and Mitsubishi PLC platforms. Requirements and Qualifications include: B. S. in ME, EE, or other technically related fields; Exposure through COOP, internship, or other opportunities in industrial /manufacturing environments with automation equipment, traceability and control; Experience with machine to machine interface and host PLC; Networking knowledge beneficial; Analytical thinking; Problems solving ability; Technical expertise; Good oral and written communications; Ability to work in cross-functional problem-solving teams Physical Demands: Able to spend time walking the production areas, talking with operators and maintenance associates, can climb 3 floors of stairs, able to climb ladders; Use small hand tools and meters for performing evaluations, calibrations, and troubleshooting. Travel: Ability to travel for training assignments to overseas facilities or corporate headquarters; Otherwise limited domestic travel for educational, technical, or business related opportunities. Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE