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Controls Engineer

Company: Tenneco
Location: Skokie
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary:

Hands-on automation, robotics, and control system engineer. Designs, implements, maintains automation/robotic/logic systems in the Skokie Plant in support of Skokie 25 and value stream-specific productivity improvement projects. Works to implement new systems and troubleshoot/improve existing systems.


  • Analyze plant processes for opportunities to improve productivity through automation and/or new technology
  • Design, implement, and maintain automation, robotics, vision systems, and control systems in manufacturing processes to improve team member safety, product quality, plant efficiency, and reduce cost
  • Design, write, modify, review PLC programs and ladder logic
  • Troubleshoot existing automation, robotics, vision systems, and control systems to maintain production reliability; develop creative solutions to equipment/process problems
  • Develop Preventative Maintenance program for automation, robotics, vision systems, and control systems; construct key spare parts lists and system to maintain; develop TPM programs for key systems
  • Stay abreast of the latest technology and advancements in automation/control systems; leverage new technology to advance the Skokie Plant
  • Manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously as needed
  • Interface with outside vendors to select and specify equipment needs
  • Review 3rd party integration vendors for effectiveness and capabilities
  • Maintain excellent documentation of program/process changes
  • Strictly comply with the established procedures, processes and systems requirements set forth by the company
  • Other duties as developed or assigned

    Experience & Skills:

    The following experience, traits and skills are highly desirable
    • Strong technical background with passion for manufacturing technology with a desire and ability to envision new manufacturing concepts
      • Proficient in electronics, mechanics, robotics, vision systems, and PLC programming
      • Proficient in AutoCAD
      • Proficient at reading and drafting electrical diagrams
      • Possess strong cause-effect analytical ability to solve problems
      • Possess process/application knowledge of manufacturing processes employed at the Skokie Plant
      • Self-motivated and self-directed
      • Excellent communication skills; ability to lead and function in a team environment, while effectively communicating across various levels of the organization
      • Knowledge of NEC, ANSI B11, OSHA and robotic safety standards
      • Experience working in cross functional teams in a technical or manufacturing environment
      • Strong organizational and time management skills, with close attention to detail and the ability to handle multiple time sensitive priorities
      • Independent judgement required to plan, prioritize, organize and accomplish a diversified work load


        Basic Requirements
        • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Mechatronics, Electrical, Mechanical, Manufacturing
        • 5+ years experience designing, implementing, and maintaining automation/control systems in a manufacturing environment

          Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Keywords: Tenneco, Skokie , Controls Engineer, Engineering , Skokie, Illinois

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