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Controls Engineer

Location: Multimatic Engineering Australia, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Posted: March 30th, 2017

Multimatic Structures & Suspension is expanding its manufacturing presence in the greater Fort Wayne, IN area. We are searching for dynamic individuals who desire to join an energetic and dedicated team that is launching a new facility with new equipment and a new product line.

Multimatic is a global enterprise supplying engineered components, systems and services to the automotive industry. The company’s success has been fueled by its ability to attract and motivate a team of highly skilled and passionate individuals who want to make a difference.With expanding facilities around the world, including in Canada, the US, the UK, Germany, Mexico, Japan and China, there is always room in Multimatic’s growing team for people who share a dedication to technical excellence, quality and enthusiasm.

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.
  • You’ve likely never heard of Multimatic but, don’t let that fool you. Multimatic is an exciting manufacture of automotive components including Formula 1 racing components, structures & suspensions and manufacturer of the Ford GT!!


The Controls Engineer maintains Manufacturing and Systems operating software and hardware.  Incorporates and Documents updates and modifications to all software.


  • Monitor the performance of all control and administrative software systems for production equipment.
  • Administrate the control of access to production equipment controls and software.
  • Establish and administrate the proper and timely back up of production equipment controls programs.
  • Initiate changes to production equipment software to meet provided objectives.
  • Review systems capabilities, and provide technical support for upgrades and improvements to manufacturing and administrative systems and hardware.
  • Train and assist users of all controls related software.
  • Evaluate, report, and recommend improvements and changes to controls and computer systems.
  • Assist in the specification of hardware and software for new equipment purchases.
  • Support of Production as and when required.



Technical degree or certificate.  Five (5)+ years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Automotive experience required.

    • ABB Robots (S4C & IRC5 Controllers)
    • Motoman Robots (NX100, DX100, & DX200 Controllers)
    • Minimal Faunc and Kuka
  • PLC’s
    • Allen Bradley PLC’s With RSLogix 500 and Studio 5000 Programming Software
    • Siemens PLC’s With Step 7 Programming Software
    • Allen Bradley Power Flex
    • Indramat
    • Ormec
    • Quantum III
  • Communication Protocols
    • EtherNet/IP
    • Profibus
    • DeviceNet
  • Welding
    • MIG
    • HFI
  • Other Experience
    • Extensive Networking Over TCIP/IP Required
    • Allen Bradley, Siemens, and Advantec HMI’s
    • Ladder Logic
    • Visual Basic and C Programming Ability

Knowledge Of Computers and Microsoft Office Software

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.