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2024-06-11 2024-06-11 USD00.00HOUR

Controls Engineer

STS Technincal Services

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Direct Hire


Controls Engineer

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Controls Engineer Jobs in Butler, Wisconsin

  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Location: Pilgrim, Menomonee Falls, WI
  • Company: Harley-Davidson Motor Company
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Shift: Day Shift (SHIFT1)

About Harley-Davidson:

At Harley-Davidson, we are building more than machines; we are crafting experiences. Our commitment to innovation, evolution, and emotion drives us to lead our industry and build our legend. We stand for the timeless pursuit of adventure and freedom for the soul. Are you ready to join us?

Our Powertrain Operations facility on Pilgrim Road in Menomonee Falls, WI, is where the “jewel” of the motorcycle comes to life. Here, we produce engines and transmissions for final assembly in York, Pennsylvania, as well as replacement parts for Harley-Davidson® Genuine Motor Parts and Accessories. Join our team as an Engineer Controls Manufacturing and help build the world’s most sought-after motorcycles.

Job Summary:

Develop and maintain advanced technical competence in Electrical Controls through benchmarking, analysis, project interaction, education, and strategic partnerships. Participate in developing design and installation specifications along with commissioning plans. Guide and train teams to ensure the reliability and maintainability of equipment, processes, utilities, facilities, controls, and safety/security systems. Define, design, develop, monitor, and refine an asset maintenance plan that includes value-added preventive maintenance tasks. Provide technical support to production, maintenance management, and technical personnel.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Design control systems for manufacturing equipment using Allen Bradley and Siemens PLCs, Fanuc robots, and Siemens and Fanuc CNC machines.
  • Program PLCs and CNC machines to meet production requirements, including writing ladder logic, function block diagrams, and structured text.
  • Configure and integrate Fanuc robots into production lines and machining cells, optimizing performance for efficiency and productivity.
  • Troubleshoot electrical control systems to diagnose and resolve issues quickly, minimizing downtime.
  • Conduct continuous improvement initiatives with the maintenance and production teams to enhance system reliability and performance.
  • Collaborate with external vendors and contractors to source components and equipment, ensuring compatibility with existing systems.
  • Provide technical support and training to maintenance technicians and operators on control system operation and maintenance procedures.
  • Document control system designs, modifications, and troubleshooting procedures for future reference.
  • Adhere to safety protocols and industry standards to ensure compliance with regulations and minimize risk.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Automation, or a related field required.

Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 years of related experience.
  • Proven experience in designing, programming, and troubleshooting control systems, preferably in a manufacturing environment.
  • Proficiency in programming Allen Bradley and Siemens PLCs, Fanuc robots, and Siemens and Fanuc CNC machines.
  • Strong knowledge of electrical control systems, including motor control, instrumentation, and industrial networking.
  • Familiarity with industry standards and regulations related to electrical control systems, such as NFPA 70 (National Electrical Code) and ANSI/RIA R15.06 (Robot Safety Standard).
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently as well as part of a team.

Harley-Davidson Culture:

Harley-Davidson is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity, inclusion, and equity. We are committed to attracting and retaining diverse talent from all backgrounds. We believe in fairness and providing a level playing field for all, fostering a culture that thrives on diverse perspectives and contributions to ignite creativity and innovation.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive pay range: $70,600 to $105,700
  • Inclusive compensation package including annual bonuses, health insurance, 401k program, onsite fitness centers, employee stores, and product discounts.

Additional Information:

  • Direct Reports: No
  • Travel Required: 0 – 10%
  • Visa Sponsorship: Not available
  • Relocation Assistance: Not provided

Join Harley-Davidson’s legendary team in Menomonee Falls, WI. Apply now to become an Engineer Controls Manufacturing and help us build the future of our iconic motorcycles!

About STS Technical Services:

STS Technical Services is a Top 100 Staffing Firm that’s partnered with some of the largest names in the aerospace, manufacturing, defense and industrial industries.

Our professional recruitment teams put talented individuals to work at client locations all over the world, and we have hundreds of exciting career opportunities for you to explore!

If you want to speak to a Recruiting Professional directly, call 1-800-359-4787.

STS Technical Services is an equal opportunity employer.


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