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Senior Electrical & Controls Engineer

Location: Tallmadge
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

PURPOSE OF THE JOBThe Capital Delivery Engineer (CDE) Controls and Automation Engineer is a key leadership and execution role for delivering outcomes that are aligned with the Global Advanced Manufacturing (AM) portfolio. The CDE is responsible for executing the Controls & Automation workstreams of capital projects that will increase reliability, availability, reporting and monitoring of the plant facilities and equipment. Common duties for the CDE will be leading the definition of new application requirements, updating existing applications based on functional requirements, providing cost/benefit tradeoff analysis to management, prototyping, designing, integrating, and testing robotic and automation systems, deploying automation systems to the manufacturing floor, and assuring effective training for operations and maintenance. The CDE owns the overall success for all aspects of capital projects (start to finish) and is accountable to ensure the business outcomes of the projects are realized and sustainable. A successful CDE provides leadership through efficient management of resources, synchronization of project management concepts and effective communication to all stake holders are central accountabilities to this role.
Join an organization that believes that every employee owns a piece of our bold growth goals and ultimate success. We are a market-leading innovator that has placed on the Fortune 500 -. Owens Corning is devoted to delivering sustainable solutions across our three business segments while striving to ensure our people and products make the world a better place. We take pride in having an inclusive and diverse workplace with employees around the globe. A holistic sense of community exists across our entire organization as our talent grows globally. We are a company that fully recognizes the importance of paving a path to a sustainable and safe enterprise through investing in our people. Our desire to make an impactful difference in the world flows from top down to all levels of the organization. By being a company that instills pride within each and every employee, we aspire to build market-leading businesses; global in scope - human in scale.
Reports to: Capital Delivery LeaderSpan of Control: Individual contributor
Live the Owens Corning Safety Stand and Lead by Example

  • All accidents are preventable.
    • Safety is everyone's responsibility.
    • Working safely is a condition of employment at Owens Corning
      Technical Depth
      • Acts as the primary expert on automation systems and concepts to improve production methods, equipment performance, facility layout and quality of product leveraging the following technical capabilities/skills/experience:
        • PLC/HMI programming/troubleshooting and support, including drives and line drive systems
        • Robotics, motion controls, motors, pneumatics, electronics, and basic scripting
        • Articulation and movement of equipment
        • CAD design knowledge with Solidworks, AutoCAD, or equivalent
        • Electrical design and understanding of P&IDs
        • Industrial networks and communication protocols (IT/OT)
        • Delivering solutions that are at step 3 of autonomous maintenance (TPM)
          • Design, create, develop and manage systems (eg factory and process automation) to make the systems work by themselves or require a minimum level of human interaction.
          • Partner with operations/technical leaders to understand and solve business needs by integrating off-the-shelf solutions or developing new solutions where no-off-the shelf technology exists.
          • Leverage partnerships with best-in-industry vendors to drive innovation through emerging technology.
            Project Leadership
            • Accountable for the scope, budget, resources, assumptions, communication, change management, training, testing, deployment, controls and user acceptance for the project.
              • Apply project management expertise and other best practices/tools to define, execute, and fully own project plans from end-to-end.
              • Lead and engage plant leadership teams and engineers to identify and translate business needs into clear project and system specifications.
              • Develop and forecast project plans and project budget to ensure on-time and on-budget delivery.
              • Collaborate with and provide clear and consistent communications to all project stakeholders.
              • Manage the transition to plant personnel to ensure adoption of change, project benefits are achieved, and project outcomes are sustainable.
              • Adhere to project management processes and actively participate in reviews and stage gate deliverables.

                • On-time and on-budget project delivery
                • Implementation of project deliverables in alignment with standards/controls, business requirements and any approved scope changes
                • Resource productivity (machine or person)
                • Monthly actual and forecast financials regarding business benefits
                • Post project metrics - number of open issues, negative impacts to business operations, etc.
                  Leading and Developing Talent
                  • Builds solid performing project teams and works with leaders to develop and engage team members according to individual development plans.
                    • Ensures the roles and responsibilities are articulated to each team member, modified as required, and accomplished throughout the project.
                    • Discusses growth and development plans with the appropriate leaders to ensure project accountabilities support and are aligned to individual development growth plans.
                    • Recommends and supports project-specific mentoring relationships for growth areas on the project and helps to secure the commitment of the mentor/expert.
                    • Provides clear and concise performance feedback as appropriate to peers, leaders, and stakeholders.

                      • Key roles and accountabilities are properly assigned to team members for successful execution
                      • Consistent performance feedback to team members
                      • Execution of growth and development plans
                        JOB REQUIREMENTS
                        MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
                        • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, or a closely related field.
                          • 5-10 years in a manufacturing environment. Master's degree preferred.
                            • Hands on experience with PLCs/HMI, drives, robots, motion controls and associated programming software as well as technical project management.
                            • Ability to travel 20-35% globally
                              KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
                              • Project Leadership - previous execution of small to large scale projects, possibly including initiatives with global reach, technology, processes, cross-functional teams and partner team members, PMI certification preferred
                              • Partner Relationships - experience with cross-functional teams that include third party expertise. Aptitude to build strategic and execution-focused plans and alliances with partner leadership
                              • Project Management Science / Capability - training and application of industry best practice processes and tools regarding the effective management of projects, including, but not limited to, scope, schedule, cost, risk, resource, and issue management
                              • Strong Communications - effective planning and execution of communications for stakeholders, both written and verbal
                              • Business Acumen - experience with business operations; aptitude / desire to grow in the knowledge of the Owens Corning business; conveyance of business acumen to project team members
                              • Global Perspective -understanding of how Owens Corning operates business globally
                              • Understanding of the pillars and principles of Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)

Keywords: OWENS CORNING, Cleveland , Senior Electrical & Controls Engineer, Engineering , Tallmadge, Ohio

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