Controls Engineer (Rockledge, FL, US, 32955)

Norsk Hydro ASA
 Rockledge, FL

Hydro Extrusions is a world-leading aluminium extrusion business counting around 100 production sites in 40 countries and employing 20,000 people. Through our unique combination of local expertise, global network, and unmatched R&D capabilities, we can offer everything from standards profiles, to advanced development and manufacturing for most industries. Since 1905, Hydro has turned natural resources into valuable products for people and businesses with focus on a safe and good workplace for our 30,000 employees in more than 140 locations.

Hydro is committed to leading the way in shaping a sustainable future and in doing so, creating more viable societies by developing natural resources into products and solutions in innovative and efficient ways to industries that matter.

Job Location: Rockledge, FL

Hydro employees can enjoy several benefits including:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance
  • Retirement Savings Plans with Company Match/Contributions

Pay Range: $85,000 - $95,000

Job Summary: Perform functions related to controls engineering supporting manufacturing, maintenance and engineering departments with controls necessary to achieve desired results. Designs control systems for industrial material handling solutions. This role has a wide variety of duties, requiring ability to gain full understanding of production processes and exercise judgment to modify controls to effect desired changes. Plan and prioritize work under general direction with production requirements as primary driver.

Required Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering from a ABET accredited university
  • Broad knowledge of discipline including Allen-Bradley PLC’s (all families), supported by 2 years to 3 years of practical Manufacturing experience.
  • Knowledge of Visual Basic and/or HTML/XML.
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to think critically and theoretically
  • Excellent computer skills supported by ability to read electrical prints/schematics/specifications
  • Strong project management, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize effectively.
  • Detailed orientated with strong statistical, process modeling and systems theory
  • Ability to modify controls for desired results
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize effectively.
  • Knowledge of process related standards.
  • Proven ability to develop successful partnerships with internal and external team members

Job Responsibilities:

  • Design and install retrofits to existing systems and supports projects of all sizes
  • Performs diverse, specialized and complex work involving significant accountability and decision-making
  • Prepares schematics and specifications
  • Maintains a progress schedule that meets project milestones
  • Creates Programmable Logical Control (PLC) programs
  • Implement and validate the system design
  • Troubleshoot hardware, software, and instrument problems.
  • Setup, editing, networking and troubleshooting of Allen Bradley PLCs (Control Logix, PLC-5, and SLC’s).
  • Machine safety systems/devices (E Stops, Light Curtains, guard interlocks, etc)

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