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Controls Engineer

Company: Daimler
Location: high point
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

When you join Daimler, you become an agent of change within our global community of people working to create a cleaner, safer, and more efficient world for today and tomorrow. Through innovation at all levels, our teams ensure our world-changing brands continue to increase the quality of life and the business success of our customers, their customers, and the world around them. The Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) brand portfolio is second to none, and includes Freightliner Trucks, Western Star Trucks, Detroit engines and components, Thomas Built Buses and Freightliner Custom Chassis.

We are the undisputed leader in the commercial vehicle market and the industrys technology trendsetter. Empowered by purpose, DTNA employees drive a Technology Revolution through innovative products and a customer-centric culture. Our dedication to our customers and society does not end once our products hit the road. Thats because we believe that business success and social responsibility go hand in hand. We immerse ourselves in our customers experience, and support the environmental responsibilities of our sites to ensure our products are the reliable, sustainable and the desired tools of the future.

Job Overview

The Controls Engineering Supervisor is responsible for the design and implementation of completely new production lines and technologies as well as modifications to existing lines for continuous improvement and product improvements. Promote Lean Principles and Process Controls through industry 4.0.


  • Supervision of Controls Engineering Team, align project activity and production support
  • Mentor, Coach and set goals and provide regular feedback to controls team
  • Regular interface with operations leadership team, Maintenance & ME group on project requirements and support
  • Implement and support hardware and software for PLC, CNC & HMI controls.
  • Implement and support security protocols and devices for manufacturing floor and equipment.
  • Implement and support device level networks.
  • Implement and support servo and variable frequency drive hardware and software.
  • Implement and support manufacturing monitoring systems with emphasis on interfacing to higher level systems.
  • Apply controls technology to new and existing processes to provide optimal manufacturing solutions.
  • Specify, manage and assist with control designs for new manufacturing equipment procurement.
  • Provide controls technical assistance and support to controls team & manufacturing operations.
  • Participate in design reviews with suppliers to develop and implement the best overall equipment design.
  • Participate in teams and cross-functional groups.
  • Participate in defining capital budget for automation

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills & Experience)

  • Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics or related from an accredited college/university OR 8 years of relevant experience in lieu of degree required
  • An attached resume is required
  • 4 years experience proficient in manufacturing equipment hardware and software design practices & standards (i.e. PLCs, HMIs, servo systems, safety, etc.)
  • 2 years of experience supervising or leading team.
  • Proficient with PC hardware and commercially available software (i.e. Windows, etc.)
  • Knowledge of networks & database operation
  • Knowledge of Allen Bradley PLC's, drives, servos and software
  • SQL Programming Language
  • Visual Basic Programming Language
  • Robot Programming and Vision systems
Typical Minimum Experience Preferred (Desired Skills/Experience)
  • Knowledge of Siemens PLC's, drives, servos and software

Additional Information

  • Applicants must be eligible to work in the US at time of application
  • Final candidate must successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check
  • EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

For an accommodation or special assistance with applying for a posted position, please contact our Human Resources department at 503-745-8982 or toll free 800-206-3369. For TTY/TDD enabled call 503-745-2137 or toll free 866-355-6935.

Thank you for your interest in Daimler Trucks North America. Please be aware the impact of COVID-19 could increase the amount of time it takes our HR and Hiring Team to process your application. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. We are dedicated to the health and safety of our employees and candidates. We appreciate your patience during this time.

Keywords: Daimler, High Point , Controls Engineer, Other , high point, North Carolina

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