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Controls Engineer

Company: Emerson- COM/RES
Location: Natchitoches
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

If you are a Manufacturing & Operations professional looking for an opportunity to grow, Emerson has a phenomenal opportunity for you! This role is an exciting opportunity to support the HVACR Americas business. Based in our Natchitoches, Louisiana location, you will support manufacturing processes in order to achieve safety, quality, productivity, and cost objectives. The role is an integral part of continuous improvement projects and communicating with employees at all levels of the organization. This position will assist and lead projects such as new processes and product launches. This Control Engineer role will be part of the AME Americas Team but based at our Natchitoches, LA location.As a Controls Engineer, You Will:

  • Conceptualize & develop process improvements and cost reductions
  • Apply automation and lean manufacturing principles to reduce cycle time and waste elimination
  • Read and understand mechanical drawings, 2D & 3D as well as electrical and hydraulic drawings
  • Support all controls functions including PLC, HMI, and all electrical components
  • Work with automation which includes robotics, servo, and laser etch/cutting processes
  • Support and maintain PED, UL, and CE certification
  • Lead projects from concept and design through capital appropriation requests to qualification within project schedule and budget
  • Self-initiate corrective actions for quality concerns based on effective problem-solving skills and develop temporary and permanent solutions to manufacturing issues
  • Develop documentation for use by operators and maintenance technicians to perform their duties and assist them in solving
  • Stay in sync with all required safety and regulatory requirements
  • Be proficient in both verbal and digital literacy to optimally communicate to plant personnel, Engineering, Project Planning, and external suppliers:
  • Own the automation and controls side of a project or action item.Who You Are:You develop and apply world-class manufacturing solutions to create best-in-class to drive operational excellence and customer satisfaction. You partner with others to get work done. You gain insight into customers' needs and deliver solutions that meet customer expectations. You follow through on commitments and make sure others do the same. You take personal responsibility for decisions, actions, and failures. You evaluate the pros and cons, risks, and benefits of different solution options.Required Education, Experience & Skills:
    • Bachelor of Science - Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or related Manufacturing Technical Degree
    • 3 to 5 years of related experience or a combination of education and experience
    • Manufacturing background in Plant Operations Engineering or Maintenance
    • Good organizational, project management, and presentation skills.
    • Legal work authorization in the United States - Sponsorship will not be provided for this role.
    • Ability to travel up to 20% of the time.Preferred Education, Experience & Skills:
      • PLC/HMI programming and troubleshooting experience
      • Robot programming and troubleshooting
      • Servo programming and troubleshooting
      • Competent with using Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft PowerPoint, AutoCAD, and/or 3D design (Inventor, SolidWorks, or NX)Schedule:The general working hours are 8 am - 5 pm.BenefitsEmerson places a high value on ensuring that employees have a good work-life balance. We provide access to a competitive benefits package, including the following: medical insurance, dental and vision coverage, 401k participation with an immediate competitive match, tuition reimbursement, parental leave, and an online wellness rewards program. Immediate vacation and holiday leave are available.Why Work in the Greater Natchitoches, LA AreaOur facility is located in, known as the "City of Lights." Natchitoches is a charming, historic, southern town that is home to Northwestern State University, the movie "Steel Magnolias," and the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame. We are conveniently located within driving distance between two larger cities,and. The area's generally low cost of living, excellent school systems, and low crime rates create a family-friendly environment. Natchitoches offers excellent restaurants, shopping areas, art galleries, and numerous festivals throughout the year, making this an exciting place to live and work. In addition, Natchitoches was recently voted as the Best Small Town in Louisiana by the readers of "Southern Living".About Our LocationAlliance Compressors is a joint venture established by Emerson, Trane (now a part of Ingersoll Rand), and Lennox International. The partnership was formed for the purpose of developing, manufacturing, and marketing one through six-ton scroll compressors. Scroll compressors are used in commercial and residential air conditioning units. The current facility is over 365,000 square feet of manufacturing space and over 35,000 square feet of office space. This climate-controlled facility is the third-largest manufacturing business in the area, and offers its 600+ employees many opportunities for advancement.You should be proficient in:
        • PLC Troubleshooting Skills
        • PLC Programming Experience
        • Industrial Robot Programming
        • CAD SoftwareMachines & technologies you'll use:
          • Programmable Logic Controller (PLC)
          • CAD Software (AutoCAD, Solidworks)
          • Industrial Robot
          • Servo MotorsSalary info:$37.50 - $55 / hr

Keywords: Emerson- COM/RES, Shreveport , Controls Engineer, Engineering , Natchitoches, Louisiana

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