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Controls Technician

Company Name:
Gerdau
Gerdau Special Steel North America is an engineered bar producer headquartered in Jackson, Michigan with world class steel manufacturing mills in Jackson, Michigan, Monroe Michigan, and Fort Smith, Arkansas, and metal processing facilities in Huntington, Indiana, Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, Lansing, Michigan, Canton, Ohio, and North Vernon, Indiana. Gerdau Special Steel group is the largest supplier of SBQ engineered steel bars to the global automotive and heavy truck industries.
We believe our employees are the best in the business. We have high standards and our employees constantly strive to reach even higher levels of success. Gerdau growth is based on our values and on a vision focused on excellence. We see customer satisfaction, the personal and professional growth of each employee, total safety in the workplace, a commitment to our stakeholders, employees, and communities, and profit as a measure of performance.
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Gerdau is currently seeking a Controls Technician for its Monroe, MI facility.

Responsibilities:
A broad range of specialized and complex duties including installation, modification, monitoring, troubleshooting and repair of highly automated industrial control equipment.
Strong understanding of various operating systems and software utilized within programmable logic control (PLC) systems and human machine interfaces (HMI).
Design, plan, install and maintain a variety of industrial control equipment and instrumentation such as loop controls; variable frequency drives; control panels; load balancing; complex electrical circuits; and work with related diagnostic equipment including: digital volt meters, data recorders, oscilloscopes, megohmmeters, and other tools and equipment


Requirements:
Associates preferred; pursuing degree acceptable, or 6 years of experience.
Experience (minimum years and specific type): minimum 6 years combined schooling and industrial/applied military exp.
Strong machine electrical background, new build and debug, or maintenance. Hard wire, digital and analog I/O knowledge, and the ability to read electrical prints.
Proven PLC Programming experience - Allen Bradley RS 5000 a must. Siemens PLC Programming experience a plus, with networking (Ethernet, ControlNet, DeviceNet, etc) experience desired. PLC background requires writing, debugging, developing and troubleshooting PLC's.
Computer skills - Windows XP & Windows 7 environment, ability to work within the Bios, load and setup various software, all Microsoft software products. Must be able to work in adverse working conditions such as heat, wet, cold, noise, etc.
Candidates must work well with others in a team environment
Candidates need to be available to work Shift work, 12 hour shift, four on/four off schedule after nine months of day shift on-boarding. Will need to work weekends and holidays as needed.


PREFERRED SKILLS:
PLC programming experience (Modicon, Automate, Direct Logic, etc)
HMI Programming experience - Wonder Ware preferred, but any HMI programming is a plus
Ability to build a computer from parts and fully commission it.
Any security camera system installation and debug experience
AutoCAD experience
Experience with Allen Bradley and Siemens Variable Frequency Drives
Environmental controls and instrumentation experience
Any radio type troubleshooting
Previous industrial setting experience

Gerdau offers opportunities for advancement in an ever challenging, high-tech environment. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and the opportunity to grow with a world-class, multinational company. We recognize the contributions of our team members and provide opportunities for advancement.
Gerdau offers excellent benefits!
Medical and Prescription
Dental
Vision
Health and Dependent Care (Flexible Spending Account)
401K
Basic Life/Accidental Life Insurance
Health Advocate Services
Employee Assistance Program
Tuition Reimbursement Program

Gerdau is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status. All applicants must be legally eligible to work in the country of hire without current or future sponsorship.
S91GA 214809
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