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Controls Technician

Location: Multimatic Indiana - New Haven, Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States

Posted: January 9th, 2019

Position Overview

Multimatic’s success as a world-class automotive parts and engineering supplier is fueled by its ability to attract, motivate and inspire skilled individuals striving to make a difference. Multimatic Indiana - New Haven is a new facility near Fort Wayne, manufacturing specialized, high-strength steel structural components for automotive OEMs.

Multimatic Indiana – New Haven is seeking a Controls Technician for 2nd shift to drive automation (PLCs & robotics) activity on the shift for optimized production. The successful candidate(s) will also be required to help maintain manufacturing equipment, building facilities, and support all preventative maintenance programs.

Why Work For Multimatic?

  • Great benefits (e.g. Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time-off, & 401k)
  • An excellent opportunity to be part of a new plant start-up from the onset
  • Perhaps best known as constructor of the new Ford GT road and race cars, Multimatic's products also span a wide range of automotive mechanisms, structures and suspension systems (including Formula 1 race dampers).

Facility Address

Multimatic Indiana - New Haven
2808 Adams Center Road
Fort Wayne, Indiana

Duties and Responsibilities     

  • Work with various types of electrical controls, controllers (PLC's, Ladder Logic and Robotic Controllers), plant power and circuits
  • Assist technical services in machine repair, changeover, setup and operation as required
  • Perform all preventative maintenance requirements as scheduled
  • Utilize instructions, manuals, pre-established guidelines and forms to perform the functions of the job and recommend opportunities for improvement to internal systems
  • Assist with setup and changeovers as needed
  • Be flexible, capable and willing to provide assistance to tasks as department manager deems necessary
  • Must be willing to work 2nd shift and/or overtime as needed

Education and/or Experience

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

  • Four years' experience with applicable skilled trade, and/or journeyman experience, in a manufacturing environment
  • Technical certificate and/or associate degree, a minimum of two years' group leader/supervisory experience preferred
  • Experience working with PLC's, Ladder Logic and robotics
  • Experience troubleshooting weld, lasers & hot forming presses
  • Lean manufacturing experience preferred
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents and customer or regulatory policies, procedures and specifications
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as fundamental spreadsheets
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations
  • Ability to analyze data and provide summaries and comparisons


If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume.
We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.
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