Are you looking to join a pioneering team working in the evolving world of heavy trucks in the US?
If so, then the Engineering Manager position with STS North America at the brand new facility in Virginia is the role for you!
Adler Pelzer Group (APG) - a growing global Tier One supplier of Acoustic and Soft Trim products to the automotive industry recently acquired the STS Group. The STS Group is a stock-listed, globally leading supplier of components and systems for the commercial vehicle and automotive industries headquartered in France. Together, APG and STS are pioneering operations of Class A surface components for heavy trucks in the USA. We are seeking an experienced Controls Engineer to support the manufacturing operation in the opening of the first brand-new STS facility in Salem, Virginia.
Duties and Responsibilities of the Controls Engineer:
Internal subject matter expert in control systems (Siemens PLC, Allen Bradley PLC, HMI, Motion Control Systems), system integration, sensors, and electro mechanical devices. Proficient in application software programming.
Applies knowledge of electronics, electrical circuits, mechanics, pneumatics, hydraulics, and programming to existing production equipment and processes.
Collaborates with planning, corporate engineering, and the design staff concerning efficient production methods.
Applies statistical methods to estimate future manufacturing requirements and potential.
Examines specific work areas and make recommendations for improvements in throughput, inventory, and operating expense.
Directs and guides manufacturing methods by the use of throughput, inventory, and operating expense as the method of operation.
Continuous Improvement on existing equipment to improve throughput and quality.
Note: This section is not inclusive. Other duties are assigned as necessary to support team goals.
Ideal Candidate Profile for the Controls Engineer
5+ years of similar professional maintenance experience in a programming/process improvement role
Proficiency with CMMS software
Strong analytical skills
Attention to detail
Formal maintenance training including programming
The ability to interpret and use the following (to develop job plans):
Piping and instrumentation diagrams
Predictive maintenance reporting
Hydraulic and electrical schematics
Benefits for the Controls Engineer:
Competitive pay and benefits package
Opportunity to be a part of a brand-new launch pioneering STS North American and grow one’s career.
The salary range for this position is 80 - 100K per year. Specific salary is commensurate with experience and factors such as relevant experience, education, certifications and licenses, skills, and training.
Excellent medical, dental, and vision insurance options
Paid time off
Company provided life insurance, short term and long term disability insurance, employee assistance program
Variety of automobile purchase discounts (BMW, Ford, GM, Subaru-many others)
Tuition reimbursement and professional development