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Controls Engineering Manager

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Job ID: JRAP21246
Date Posted: Jan 27, 2022
Segment: Industry
Business Unit: Hitachi Industry & Distribution
Company Name: JR Automation
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Remote: No

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As a Controls Engineering Manager, you will lead a team of Controls Engineers within our High Volume – Material Handling Systems Business Unit.  You will partner with other functional leaders and teams to design, build, program, and deploy custom automated equipment and warehouse solutions.  The work you do will optimize the way the world moves and distributes products.   

What You’ll Do: 

  • Manage, lead, train & coach a group of Controls Engineering.   
  • Manage staffing and workload issues, including managing direct, indirect and overtime hours as they relate to workload, budget and timing 
  • Design, implement and document control systems for various types of automated equipment 
  • Conduct the electrical/hydraulic pneumatic design, peripheral device programming, machine PLC programming, coordinate the machine debug, power-up, and machine validation with the appropriate build, power and design teams 

Note: This list of responsibilities is by no means inclusive; however, it is intended to be a guideline for activities. 

What You’ll Bring: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related business or engineering field.   
  • 5+ years of industry experience leading successful, highly motivated teams.   
  • Expert in all Applications/Quoting Engineering processes and tools. 

Other Details: 

  • Travel to customer sites for installation and startup of equipment; up to 25% travel expected yearly. 
  • Covid-19 Disclaimer: The health & safety of everyone at JR Automation is critical to our success.   As an essential employee, you will work onsite at one of our facilities and follow the policies & practices in the JR Automation Covid-19 Safe Work Playbook.  Social distancing, mask-wearing, and capacity limits are a few of the strategies we utilize. 

Company Overview: 

At JR Automation, A Hitachi Group Company, our talented teams leverage the latest technologies, innovative thinking, and decades of experience to provide our global customers with world-class automation equipment.  We transform processes & optimize operations with the solutions we design, build, program & deploy for nearly every industry.  Our people are the heart of our operations, and we believe unique skills and capabilities enable us to grow, collaborate and evolve.   

Join our team of 2,200+ at one of the 27 facilities around the globe.  We offer competitive pay, great benefits, apprenticeship programs, tuition reimbursement and training opportunities to develop your skills.      

Come Think. Solve. Create. With Us!

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