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Controls Engineer

Location: Georgia
Date: 2/6/2018

As part of a global group of companies this manufacturer’s core business is the production of Polyester Nonwovens, made using both Staple and Spunbonded technology. Over the years, cutting-edge technology and continuous research have allowed them to develop a broad new range of products for the Construction and Building industry.

We are searching for an experienced Controls Engineer for Nonwovens Manufacturing/Spunbond and Staple. Details are as follow:
• Prepare capital project proposals including scope documents, designs, specifications, cost estimates, schedules, project justifications and support documentation
• Design, integrate and install new control systems into existing equipment infrastructure
• Manage existing PLC, HMI and Variable Speed Drive systems on existing manufacturing equipment, primarily working with Allen Bradley components.
• Maintain existing control system hardware and provide upgrade strategy for control system software revisions
• Coordinate and manage external engineering resources and consultants as needed
• Provide power, electrical & control systems engineering for all aspects of projects
• Assist Corporate Electrical resources with review and implementation of Corporate Specifications and Standards
• Assist facility with manufacturing operations as well as execution of electrical safety initiatives
• Assist maintenance in troubleshooting controls system problems in a 24 hour a day 7 day a week operation
• Ensure compliance with technical specifications and contracts for equipment and services for all aspects of projects
• Coordinate and manage supplier and contractor activities for all aspects of projects, including the commissioning, startup, and training for plant personnel
• Develop job specific request documentation, supplier lists, quote evaluations and make recommendations for purchasing team
• Manage overall project budget, forecasts, schedule, scope, deliverables, execution, and follow through to provide the expected benefits of the project
• Provides support to determine root cause failure analysis and development of corrective action plans

Qualifications/Competencies:
• Education: Bachelor's Electrical Engineering
• Minimum 5 years of experience in control systems engineering in a continuous and/or discrete manufacturing environment
• Excellent communication skills having the ability to work with all levels of the organization
• Demonstrated electrical and control system engineering capabilities
• Demonstrated ability to provide complex and innovative solutions to project and process engineering problems
• Demonstrated project management skills
• Demonstrated knowledge in the application of the NFPA 70E Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace -- arc flash energy and shock hazards
• Ability to manage and support multiple (5-7) projects simultaneously
• Must have the ability to work with and influence a multi-discipline team and management with a demonstrated capability to implement plans and follow through with sustained execution, meeting project milestones in a timely manner
All Candidates must be able to provide work related references.

All Candidates must be able to provide work related references.

If you're a candidate and would like to submit your confidential resume, please use resumes@rushandcompany.com. We will contact you if your qualifications match any of our current job searches.

 

Rush & Company is a full service Executive Search Firm that specializes in the Soft Goods industry. Included in this industry are the apparel, home furnishings and industrial markets. We work in the fiber, fabric and fashion industry with clients and candidates located all over the world

If you're a candidate and would like to submit your confidential resume, please use resumes@rushandcompany.com. We will contact you if your qualifications match any of our current job searches.

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Rick Rush

President

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    Senior Executive Recruiter

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  • Kimber McFadden
    General Manager,
    Nonwovens & Industrial Textiles
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    Kristen Bowser

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