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Engineer, Controls 4

Company: Goodman Global
Location: Waller
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Engineer, Controls 4
The Opportunity
Goodman Manufacturing, a member of Daikin Industries is seeking a professional, skilled individual for our Control Engineer 4 within at our DTTP - Waller, TX location. The Controls Engineer is responsible for the design, configuration, integration and implementation of manufacturing process control systems. This includes identifying and leading process changes and projects to accommodate new models or products and to improve the operational efficiency and safety of manufacturing equipment. Skilled, hands-on problem solving combined with software programing and development of various types of controls components. The Controls Engineer also works directly with the production engineering and maintenance teams to provide enhanced troubleshooting and controls software support along with root cause identification and elimination of manufacturing equipment downtime issues. If you meet the qualifications listed below, then we invite you to apply for our open position by visiting our website at http://careers.daikincomfort.com and submit your resume.
About DTTP
Daikin Texas Technology Park- has a footprint of 4.23 million square feet under a single roof, and is the third largest factory in the United States. Opened in 2017 as the manufacturing, logistics, and engineering center for Daikin's American subsidiary Goodman, the plant makes heating and air conditioning products sold under the Goodman, Amana, and Daikin brands.
Why work with us?

  • Benefits are effective on day one for all full-time direct hires

  • Training programs are available to help guide team members and develop new skills

  • Growth Opportunities - there is immense opportunities to grow your career

  • You will be part of a Global Company - our family brands are backed by Daikin Industries, Ltd.

    May include in addition to;

    • Design and install manufacturing process control systems and automation.

    • Troubleshoot and program various PLC, HMI, VFD and servo programs for several different applications.

    • Diagnose issues with plant Ethernet, Ethernet/IP, EtherCAT and DeviceNet communication networks.

    • Provide effective controls support to resolve manufacturing equipment failures, faults and runtime issues in a timely manner to minimize downtime and lost production.

    • Identify root causes of equipment issues and develop solutions to eliminate reoccurrence.

    • Install and support the interface of manufacturing equipment to the plant network for recipe control and data collection.

    • Update and design electrical drawings and schematics.

    • Implement and update various external devices connected to systems such as label printers and scanners.

    • Identify and implement process improvements to increase the operational efficiency of manufacturing equipment.

    • Document program changes and improvements for lessons learned and group communication.

    • Interface well with other teams to perform root cause analysis and develop solutions to production problems.

    • Coordinate with production engineering and maintenance teams to lead equipment repairs and projects.

    • Prepare technical reports and presentations.

    • Analyze problems in a high-pressure production atmosphere.

    • Adapt well to changing responsibilities and work environment.

    • Participate in additional projects/activities to support ongoing business needs

      Nature & Scope:

      • Principal Engineer - proficient working knowledgeable of most controls aspects and components

      • Provide guidance and leads large projects

        Knowledge & Skills:

        • Advanced knowledge of manufacturing controls systems and automation

        • Proficiency working with a large variety of controls and automation components

        • Advanced debugging, troubleshooting and problem solving skills

        • Advanced PLC, HMI, VFD, servo programming skills

        • Advanced knowledge of electrical practices and safety codes

        • Debug and troubleshoot with only occasional assistance

        • High level of attention to detail, accuracy and analytical skills

        • Ability to successfully manage large projects

        • Effective organizational and time management skills including prioritization skills

        • Excellent and effective communication skills - verbal and written

        • Ability to work with a diverse range of people and in a team setting

        • Ability to train and further develop team members skills and knowledge

        • Strong team player, results orientated, dedication to excellence and sense of urgency to achieve business objectives

        • Knowledge of and ability to follow safe work practices and good housekeeping


          • 10+ years of progressive experience preferably within a high volume manufacturing environment

          • Advanced PLC, HMI, VFD, Servo programming / project experience - Principal Engineer

          • 8+ years of project management experience


            • BSEE, BSEET or other relevant BS Engineering degree with a controls focus

              Physical Requirements/Work Environment:

              • Must be able to perform essential responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodations. The manufacturing area has high volume production with forklift traffic. Certain areas may have higher sound levels in which hearing protection is required.

                The Company provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants regardless of a person's race, color, religion (including religious dress or grooming practices), creed, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship, uniform service member or veteran status, ancestry, disability, physical or mental disability (including HIV/AIDS), medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, request for protected leave, marital status, sex, pregnancy, age (over 40), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by law. The Company will comply with all federal and state regulations and statutes pertaining to individuals with disabilities.
                ID: 2021-18176
                Education: Bachelor's Degree
                External Company Name: Daikin Comfort Technologies
                External Company URL: www.daikincomfort.com
                Street: 19001 Kermier Rd

Keywords: Goodman Global, Houston , Engineer, Controls 4, Engineering , Waller, Texas

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