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GM Controls Engineer in Auburn Hills, MI at Valiant TMS

Date Posted: 5/1/2018

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Job Description


To ensure that established controls engineering principles and practices, the Quality Assurance Policies of Valiant Machine & Tool Inc., and the Controls Specifications of the customer are applied to the study, development and design of Controls Processes and Systems.


Provide the Proposal/Estimating Department with technical information, concept drawings as they relate to controls;

Analyze proposal product, equipment, customer specifications and process requirements to conceive and produce a practical controls design within the limitations defined by cost, time and the availability of equipment or components;

Provide the purchasing department with technical information relating to control components as required;

In conjunction with operational personnel, compile operational data and assist in the establishment of controls standards for new designs or modifications to the controls of existing equipment or process when required;

Prepare controls related to installation, operation and maintenance sections of service manuals as requested;

Provide technical assistance and expertise as directed by management or the customer;

De-bug the controls functions, after assembly to ensure programs meet engineering criteria;

To write and program controller data for operation of equipment as specified in Customer Specification, insuring proper interface between mechanical operation, other related equipment and robots; and

Installation Supervision or Service of equipment on Customer floor after deliver, insuring equipment functions to design criteria.

Job Requirements

 Qualifications and Skills:

University degree in electrical engineering or college diploma in electrical or controls technology;

Five to eight (5-8) years experience in controls engineering (Hydraulics, electrical, lubrication and pneumatics design);

Design experience should include familiarity with hydraulic pressures, industrial washers, automation, engine assembly, weld lines and robots;

Design experience must include knowledge of PLC’s (Allen Bradley, Modicon plus others), Taylor Software and Autocad;

Experience in Controls Estimating and Controls Build;

Very good communication skills; and

The ability to work with others in a team atmosphere.


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