Controls Engineer III

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Controls Engineer III

Corning is the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics, creating and manufacturing keystone components that enable high-technology systems.
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For almost three decades, Corning Environmental Technologies has developed creative, highly effective emission control solutions for mobile and stationary sources around the world. We joined the campaign for cleaner air in the early 1970s, when we developed high-performance, cost-effective cellular ceramic substrates for use in catalytic converters. Our invention has become the industry standard for more than 95% of today’s catalytic catalytic-converter equipped vehicles. Today, we hold more than 200 patents on emission-control products and processes used in gasoline, diesel and alternative-fuel vehicles, as well as stationary applications.
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This is a permanent plant engineering position with three key responsibilities:
• Support plant operations by providing technical support for equipment troubleshooting, maintenance, training, and documentation.
• Manage the electrical and controls scope of process improvement, capital expansion, and obsolescence mitigation projects.
• Receive electrical equipment and control systems provided by external suppliers such as division engineering, MT&E, and outside contractors.

Work Hours and Schedule:
• Nominal working hours are M – F, 8 AM – 5 PM.
• Formal weekend coverage (F 5 PM – M 8 AM) every 6 weeks.
• Informal 24/7 coverage for ad-hoc call-in support.

Travel: less than 5%

Educations and Experience:
• B.S. /M.S. Electrical Engineering; other engineering will be considered with relevant work experience.
• Minimum 5 years direct experience with Essential Skills outlined below.

Essential Technical Skills:
In-depth understanding of (i.e., ability to read, create, and troubleshoot) control system design involving:
• Machine control electrical circuits.
• Machine safety circuits.
• Analog instrumentation circuits.
• Industrial control and computer networks.
• Ladder logic-style machine control programs.
• Function block-style motion control and DCS programs.
• Event-driven computer programs.

In-depth knowledge of (i.e., how to apply setup, configure, and troubleshoot) control system hardware:
• Motors – AC, DC, Servo, Stepper
• Motor Controls – MCC, VFD, Servo, Stepper
• Controllers – PLC, Motion, PID Loop
• Controller Interfaces – PLC, DCS, Block I/O modules
• Sensing and Control Devices – Analog and Discrete
• Human-Machine-Interface Devices

Essential Engineering Skills:
• Problem solving and troubleshooting.
• Written and verbal communications.
• Project management experience.

Desired Technical Skills:
• Experience with Allen-Bradley/Rockwell Automation products.
• Knowledge of legacy controls equipment, networks, and software.
• Programming and troubleshooting industrial robots.
• Designing and applying machine vision systems.
• Analyzing and tuning feedback (PID) control loops.
• Simulating discrete and continuous systems.
• Programming real-time computer system applications.
• Using formal software engineering methods to manage projects.
• Maintaining low and medium voltage power distribution systems.
• Leading Risk Assessment and Potential Hazard Analysis processes.
• Understanding Measurement System Analysis and statistical techniques.
• Computer Aided Design (CAD) software.
EOE/AA including Veterans and Disabled.

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