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Controls Engineer

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Description

Are you looking to join a pioneering team working in the evolving world of heavy trucks in the US? If so, then the Engineering Manager position with STS North America at the brand new facility in Virginia is the role for you! 

 

Adler Pelzer Group (APG) - a growing global Tier One supplier of Acoustic and Soft Trim products to the automotive industry recently acquired the STS Group. The STS Group is a stock listed, globally leading supplier of components and systems for the commercial vehicle and automotive industries headquartered in France. Together, APG and STS are pioneering operations of Class A surface components for the heavy trucks in the USA. We are seeking an experienced Controls Engineering to support the manufacturing operation in the opening of the first brand new STS facility in Salem, Virginia.

Duties and Responsibilities of the Controls Engineer:

  • Internal subject matter expert in control systems (Siemen's PLC, Allen Bradley PLC, HMI, Motion Control Systems), system integration, sensors and electro mechanical devices. Proficient in application software programming

  • Applies knowledge of electronics, electrical circuits, mechanics, pneumatics, hydraulics, and programming to existing production equipment and processes

  • Collaborates with planning, corporate engineering and the design staff concerning efficient production methods

  • Applies statistical methods to estimate future manufacturing requirements and potential

  • Examines specific work areas and make recommendations for improvements in throughput, inventory and operating expense

  • Directs and guides manufacturing methods by the use of throughput, inventory, and operating expense as the method of operation

  • Continuous Improvement on existing equipment to improve throughput and quality

Note: This section is not inclusive. Other duties are assigned as necessary to support team goals.

Ideal Candidate Profile for the Controls Engineer:

  • 5+ years of similar professional maintenance experience in a programming/process improvement role

  • Proficiency with CMMS software

  • Organizational skills

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Formal maintenance training including programming

  • The ability to interpret and use the following (to develop job plans):
    • piping and instrumentation diagrams
    • equipment drawings
    • predictive maintenance reporting
    • hydraulic and electrical schematics

Benefits for an Industrial and Building Maintenance Technician:​

  • Competitive pay and benefits package

  • Opportunity to be a part of a brand-new launch pioneering STS North American and grow one’s career.

  • Salary range for this position is 80 - 100K per year. Specific salary is commensurate with experience and factors such as relevant experience, education, certifications and licenses, skills, and training.

  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision insurance options

  • Paid time off

  • 401(K) match

  • Company provided life insurance, short term and long term disability insurance, employee assistance program

  • Variety of automobile purchase discounts (BMW, Ford, GM, Subaru-many others)

  • Tuition reimbursement and professional development

Qualifications

Skills - Preferred​

  • Organizational

  • Analytical

Behaviors - Required

  • Team player: Works well as a member of a group

  • Leader: Inspires teammates to follow them

  • Functional expert: Considered a thought leader on a subject

  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Motivations - Required

  • Entrepreneurial Spirit: Inspired to perform well by an ability to drive new ventures within the business

  • Ability to make an impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Experience - Required

  • 5 years: Maintenance experience in a programming/process improvement role

To learn more about our Company and our rich history, visit our websites: www.sts.group and www.adlerpelzer.com

Adler Pelzer Group and STS provides sponsorship for employment visa status based on business need. However, for this role, applicants must be currently and in the future authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis without the need for visa sponsorship. 

No Unauthorized Referrals from Recruiters & Vendors

We are an equal opportunity employer. STS participate in the E-Verify Program.

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