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Controls Technician

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

Posted: September 2nd, 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 New Haven is seeking a Controls Technician for 3rd shift to 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?

  • 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
USA
46803

Duties and Responsibilities     

  • Troubleshoot and repair various types of electrical controls, drives, communications, plant power, wiring, circuits, robot paths and 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, change over, 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
  • Must be willing to work an 2nd shift and overtime as needed

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:

  • ROBOTS
    • ABB Robots (S4C & IRC5 Controllers)
    • Motoman Robots (NX100, DX100, & DX200 Controllers)
    • Minimal exposure to Fanuc and Kuka robots
  • PLC’s
    • Allen Bradley PLC’s With RSLogix 500 and Studio 5000 Programming Software
    • Siemens PLC’s With Step 7 Programming Software
  • DRIVES
    • Allen Bradley Power Flex
    • Indramat
    • Ormec
    • Quantum III
  • Communication Protocols
    • EtherNet/IP
    • Profibus
    • DeviceNet
  • Welding
    • MIG
    • RESISTANCE
    • HFI

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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