KIK Custom Products

  • Electrical Engineer - Controls

    Job Location US-NY-Cortland
    Posted Date 2 months ago(6/5/2018 5:28 PM)
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    We are searching for a Controls Engineer, who along with the Controls Technician, supports electrical systems for 28 lines, 17 of which are unique lines.  Focus of this position is Production Electrical and Controls Support, Installation of new control systems and upgrades to older existing Controls.


    Develop project scopes, funding proposals, generate specifications, and handles supervision of contractors and internal personnel for effective project delivery. Support maintenance in electrical and controls troubleshooting.  Coordinates with project stakeholders including but not limited to Operations, Line Maintenance, Building Maintenance and HESS (Safety) staff to ensure that projects are implemented with utmost attention to safety and minimal disruption to production. Manages project financials to ensure project deliverables are met on time and within budget.

    Essential Job Functions

    • Troubleshoots electrical and controls problems on the production floor using electrical schematics, programs and meters.
    • Aids in the development of automation continuous improvement.
    • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned by the Manager
    • Ability to program PLC 5, SLC 500, Control Logix, Factory Talk View, and Panel Builder
    • Understanding of RSLinx, EtherNet/IP, RS232, DH485, ControlNet, DeviceNet, and Modbus
    • Develop off-line PLC, Safety PLC programming.
    • Ability to create electrical prints using autocad
    • Effectively able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously.
    • Understands and applies company’s processes for capital funding, execution and documentation.
    • Develops project scope, funding proposals, and generates machinery specifications and test protocols for major purchases.
    • Coordinates project work with project stakeholders including but not limited to Operations, Scheduling and follows applicable Safety, GMP, FDA Codes and/or Guidelines, as they pertain to each project.
    • Coordinates and supervises outside contractors and other personnel as required.
    • Manages all phases of assigned projects including spending control, fund tracking, close-out. Ensure that documentation requirements are met for all phases.


    • Minimum Education Electrical or Manufacturing Engineering Degree
    • 2-4 years related experience in electrical controls projects
    • Experience in manufacturing environment
    • Programming Experience in PLCs
    • Experience with Vision systems, Robotics Systems ideal



    Thank you for your interest and consideration of a career with KIK!



    KIK is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.



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