ZF Engineer I-Controls in Mesa, Arizona
Req ID 10126 | OSS Mesa, United States
We are seeking a new colleague to join our Controls department in Mesa, AZ!
Responsible for Controls Engineering support and process improvement work for high volume manufacturing lines related to the validation/documentation of engineering changes. Using limited procedures and basic understanding of engineering principles, this position supports engineering projects and assists experienced engineers with engineering analysis.
Provide production support for manufacturing lines from the cell controller down to the device level. Production support includes ensuring accurate traceability data collection, troubleshooting, scrap and LAT reduction, and improved process reliability.VA/VE activities.
Support business unit objectives by prioritizing projects, designing interfaces for new equipment and making decisions that affect the long-term production process.
Provide vendor management and supervision.
Manage machine controls for small projects.
Create and maintain documents and/or databases with team support. Projects typically meet the immediate needs for the business unit. Such activities vary from clerical, to editorial, to creative; e.g. creation/revision of APQP documentation, MI, PI, SOP, maintenance of equipment configuration documents, etc.
May provide work to clerical support or unskilled labor level including temporarily assigned production employees or technicians.
Provide mentoring and training to technicians.
Customer Team Member:
Work with team members to resolve customer issues related to quality and design. Resolve issues relative to the process and equipment and implement the required changes to production lines.
Work with Product Engineering to implement changes due to product changes.
Simultaneous Engineering Team Member:
As part of a team, review and make recommendations to improve product design and processes, using various analytical methods and tools (Design for Assembly, Manufacturing and Experiments).
Work with the core team (Product, Manufacturing, Quality, and Supplier Development Engineering) on new product development and implementation.
Review design changes and verify these changes do not adversely affect the process.
Using limited procedures and basic understanding of engineering principles, this position supports engineering projects and assists experienced engineers with engineering analyses.
Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering.
0-2 years of experience (internship/co-op included).
Must be a U.S. Citizen or Green Card holder.
Basic knowledge of electrical/electronic systems.
Basic level programming of PLC, HMI, motion control systems and robots. Basic knowledge of computer systems. Able to create electrical drawings using CAD software. Excellent oral and written communication skills and organizational skills. Applies principles and best practices with some independent discretion. German language skills a plus.
Experience with the following preferred:
Allen-Bradley and/or Siemens S7 PLC & HMI
Motors and Drives
Networks and Communications
Must have hand dexterity at moderate speed with accuracy for half of each day. Requires steady, active effort and continuous walking. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. Must be able to work in all areas of the plant.
ZF Mesa Operations screening process includes substance abuse screening test, ATF lifetime background check, and a verification of eligibility for employment. U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident Status Required.
Be part of our ZF team as Engineer I-Controls and apply now!
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ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
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