Electrical Controls Technician

Hamtonville, NC 27020

Posted: 01/22/2024 Industry: Die Repair Job Number: VD572867043

Job Description

Electrical Controls Technician

Job location: Hamptonville, NC 
Co. is a metal stamping facility of small to medium size auto parts (heat shields) 
GREAT co. to work for!
Direct Hire 
Pay rate: Up to $40/hr + $10,000 ($5,000 relocation bonus and $5000 sIgn on bonus)
Hours: 2nd and 3rd shifts available, Mon. to Fri., often will work 6 days per week, some Sun. as needed  
2nd Shift: 2:30pm – 10:30pm, 3rd Shift: 10:30pm – 6:30am


  • Become the equipment expert and the primary support for Manufacturing regarding equipment and process issues, including (but not limited to) equipment downtime and production of nonconforming product.
  • Identify opportunities for technical improvement and become a mentor to the existing Technical Support Team members.          
  • Provide technical assistance with new equipment, process development, setup, debug and training, particularly as it relates to automation and electronic controls.
  • Must adhere to and ensure that all safety procedures are maintained in accordance with industry standards (OSHA, NEC,ANSI, IEEE).
  • Proficient in electrical systems up to 480 VAC.
  • Must adhere to all company and location policies and safety rules
  • Must be able to work extended hours when required
  • All other duties as assigned

Qualifications/ Experience:

(If a degree is required it must be from an accredited institution)

  • 2 year technical / electronics degree and 3 years of industrial controls and electronics experience.
  • Strong technical experience with Allen Bradley based controls and software (RSLogix,RSView).
  • Strong technical experience with VFD’s and Servo-based Motion control systems.
  • Strong troubleshooting skills involving all facets of machinery (electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic) with emphasis on PLC’s and Control systems.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience with multi-tasking and the ability to prioritize with minimal direction.
  • Ability to function within cross-functional teams (comprised of peers and subordinates), utilizing good communication skills and a “hands–on” approach within all projects.
  • Must be able to read and understand English

Additional Qualifications/Experience Preferred:

  • Technical experience with Vision system integration, programming and maintenance.
  • Technical knowledge of industrial networking including but not limited to Ethernet, RS 232 /485, and CANBUS protocols (i.e., DEVICENET, PROFIBUS, etc.).
  • Understanding of various types of tooling and standards (metal stamping, thermal forming, steel rule dies, etc…)
  • Working knowledge of Fanuc robot programming and maintenance of robotic work cells.
  • Technical experience with High Tonnage presses (mechanical and hydraulic actuated) and related auxiliary equipment.

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