Controls and Facility equipment Engineer

  • Quality Metalcraft
  • Livonia, MI, USA
  • Jun 11, 2019
Full time Engineering Manufacturing Warehouse

Job Description

Controls and Facility equipment Engineer 

Quality Metalcraft - Livonia



Provide Facility and Electrical support necessary to achieve daily production goals and technical support for all facilities.


  • Performs a variety of engineering work and oversight in the manufacturing, installation, operation and maintenance of electric or electronic components in the facility.
  • Order necessary components for the facility.
  • Participate or lead projects of greater magnitude and scope. Possibly more than one at a time.
  • Operate with considerable latitude for un-reviewed action or decision.
  • Recommend changes in procedures and standards.
  • Ensure that our vendors follow our Controls/Programming Standards.
  • Schedules work to meet completion dates and technical specifications at our facilities.
  • Review progress and evaluates results.
  • Reviews and approves vendor’s controls designs
  • Provides control engineering expertise to our facilities as directed/requested
  • Develop controls packages for metal processing and assembly equipment
  • Maintain thorough familiarity with controls developments and new technologies in the industry which might be adaptable within our manufacturing operations. 
  • Participates in Design Reviews (Concept, 50% & 100%)
  • Work in partnership with the Manufacturing Engineering Department to significantly improve the tooling, equipment and processes delivered to our facilities.
  • Work in partnership with the plants to improve the overall operating performance of our facilities, through the identification and implementation of concepts/ideas that improve the overall operational performance of our plants and meet throughput commitments.
  • Reduce the start-up, launch, Tryout (debug) time and cost of new tooling, equipment and process installation into our facilities.
  • Drive new tooling & equipment to operate at our quoted or OEE throughput rate, whichever is greater.
  • Apply world class continuous improvement principles to all our new tooling, equipment & processes.
  • Participate/lead activities to develop standard for plant connectivity (Ethernet, data collection)
  • Prepare proposals and authorizes cost estimates for future work.
  • Overtime and weekends as required
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by management

Minimum experience or requirements:


  • Preferred two year degree in Electrical Engineering with five years experience
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to use ingenuity and imagination to solve design production problems
  • Industrial PLC and robot programming skills are essential
  • Understanding of Industrial Power Distribution Systems (12kV – 480V)
  • Understanding of Resistance Welding Processes
  • Understanding of Laser Welding and Cutting Processes
  • Understanding of Robotics (Material Handling, MIG, Spot Welding and Sealant Dispensing)


  • Computer Literate
  • Good written & verbal communication skills.
  • Team Player, including cross functional/departmental.


  • Normal office environment
  • Normal shop environment, which includes travel to plant sites, tooling vendors & suppliers.   Required use of personal protection equipment; hazards and conditions typically associated with a manufacturing environment