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Controls Technician - 3rd Shift

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

Posted: October 31st, 2023

Company Overview:

Multimatic is a global enterprise supplying engineered components, systems and services to the automotive industry. Multimatic Indiana - New Haven is a company facility located in Fort Wayne, manufacturing specialized, high-strength steel structural components for automotive OEMs.

Position Overview

Multimatic Indiana - New Haven has "new" opening for; Controls Technician for 3rd SHIFT. Selected individual will drive automation (PLCs & robotics) activity 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?

  • New benefits & New wage structure
  • Great benefits (e.g. Medical, Dental, Vision, eligibility on Day 1 of employment)
  • Other benefits: Paid Time-off, Person Time Off, Profit Sharing, & Matching 401k plan, Company provided uniforms, Continuing Education Program & Apprenticeships 
  • An excellent opportunity to be part of a new product launch
  • 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 USA 46803

Duties and Responsibilities     

  • Troubleshoot and repair various types of electrical controls, drives, communications, plant power, wiring, circuits, robot paths, etc.
  • Use laptop and various software programs and network interfaces to communicate with equipment
  • Ability to make programming changes to PLC, HMI & robots
  • Assist technical services in machine repair, changeover, set-up and operation as required
  • Perform all preventative maintenance requirements as scheduled
  • Have mechanical aptitude that compliments electrical capabilities
  • Ability to schedule time, materials and equipment required to perform tasks, and to properly use and complete required documentation
  • Support of Production as and when required
  • Assist in keeping a spare parts inventory
  • Have a professional customer service attitude and ability to communicate with all levels of associates

Education and/or Experience

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

  • High School diploma or GED
  • 2 years' experience with electrical training or journeyman experience or 3-5 years of related experience in an automotive manufacturing environment

Working knowledge of the following:

    • ABB Robots (S4C & IRC5 Controllers)
    • Motoman Robots (NX100, DX100, & DX200 Controllers)
    • Minimal exposure to Fanuc and Kuka robots
  • PLCs
    • 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
  • Lasers
    • Trumpf laser experience / metal cutting using lasers is preferred

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.