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(Archived) Controls Engineer

Last Updated: 6/15/20

Job Description

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General Summary
Design, install, program, and startup control systems, HMI’s, and reporting systems for production lines. Redesign, troubleshoot, and repair control systems to improve productivity. Develop preventative maintenance procedures for production controls. Training of maintenance personnel and supervision of vendor/installation activity.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and code programs for PLC’s, Drives, and PC’s in order to control the various processes associated with the manufacturing of cable and report important metrics.
  • Design and layout the various electrical control systems associated with cable manufacturing. Includes electrical system checkout and support during installation.
  • Utilize the CAD system to design and maintain system drawings.
  • Troubleshoot problems associated with the PLC’s, drives, and control systems.

Educational and Experience Requirement

  • Completed Bachelors degree or higher in related technical curriculum required with a minimum of 5+ years relevant experience in design of control systems preferred or controls engineering OR a completed Masters Degree with 2+ years of experience in in design of control systems or controls engineering preferred
  • Experience programming PLC’s and working with drives preferred

  • Strong project management competency and large scale projects, preferred.

  • Experience working effectively with vendors and suppliers to resolve process and component issues preferred.

  • Able to function effectively in a team and self-directed work environment preferred

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills, required.

  • Knowledge of Statistical Process Control methodologies preferred

  • Knowledge of Design of Experiments for process optimization preferred

  • Knowledge of extrusion processes preferred.

  • Good mechanical aptitude preferred

It is the policy of CommScope to provide Equal Employment Opportunities to all individuals based on merit, qualifications and abilities. CommScope does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, age or any other characteristics as protected by law. Furthermore, this contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities.

Company Details


CommScope, Inc.

Hickory, North Carolina, United States