As a member of the Engineering team, the Controls Engineer will be responsible for developing and implementing program changes to reduce machine downtime and improve system efficiency. The Controls Engineer will be challenged to develop and create electrical drawings (AutoCAD) as well as PLC and HMI programming for all equipment requiring electrical control. Responsible for maintenance support where needed.



The Role:

Your work will include, but not be limited to:

Researching, designing, and developing controls systems for industrial use utilizing knowledge in controls engineering.
Sizing and specifying electrical and control components including transformers, circuit breakers, motor starters, conductors, etc.
Demonstrated ability to size and specify power distribution equipment, conductors, conduit, etc.
Provides design and technical support of PLC based hardware and control systems in a production environment (including Mitsubishi and Allen Bradley).
Helps Manage Capital projects from conception to installation as directed by the Engineering Management team while following OSHA, EPA and local Building Code regulations.
Identifies safety concerns while repairing, maintaining, and calibrating automated assembly lines.
Develops Electrical Documentation for equipment.
Responsible for building power and control panels and installing on equipment.
Develops and implements activities to reduce machine downtime while increasing process efficiency
Maintains controls and equipment in a professional manner.
Develops and implements operator work instructions.

Advantages of working at Lear in the Engineering group:

Develop professional skills and expertise through innovation and inspiration.  Lear’s leading role as a global automotive technology company encompasses more than products and processes as we know that people drive our success and have proven to be our most important asset at every Lear location.

Your Qualifications:

Bachelor of Science in Engineering (B.S.E.); three (3) plus years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
Experience with PLC’s required (ControlLogix, MicroLogix, and CompactLogix – Rockwell software) – must be able to understand ladder logic and make programming changes. Siemens programming experience a plus.
Requires experience with control systems design, specification, documentation, programming, troubleshooting, testing, and installation for automation and manufacturing equipment
Requires experience using software driven controls: Programmable Logic Controllers, Allen Bradley SLC, Mitsubishi and RS Logix 5000, Operator interfaces, Robotics (Fanuc), process control systems including temperature, position, and force control.
Knowledge of control and safety standards, NEC and local codes, servo systems, PC, PLC, and HMI programming is required.
Communicate effectively and professionally with all employees, suppliers, and customers
Must be able to work well independently as well as in a team environment
Proficiency with Microsoft Office required.

About Lear Corporation

Lear Corporation is the leading Tier 1 automotive supplier serving all of the world's major automotive manufacturers with our world-class automotive seating and automotive electrical products. Our products are developed and produced by a diverse, talented team of more than 165,000 people. With operations in 39 countries, Lear operates in every major automotive manufacturing region in the world. For our globally positioned and successful teams, we are looking for dedicated talents with zest for action and enthusiasm. If you love challenges, want to experience development opportunities unrestrained, and want recognition that pays off, then you've come to the right place with Lear.