Controls & Systems Technician (Battery) - 3rd Shift

September 21, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Position Overview

This position will provide comprehensive engineering technical support to Proterra's Manufacturing Manager, Manufacturing Controls Engineer, and other site leadership team members. This position will be responsible for production support on automation controls, production testing, and electrical configuration. The Controls Technician is responsible for working with engineering and operations teams to develop and tune processes as well as build new equipment to specification. The role will include collaboration with both internal and external partners, taking on this hands-on role.

About the Role – You will:

  • Maintains and upholds to high safety standards.
  • Supporting Manufacturing Engineering team in building complex mechanical and electrical assemblies
  • Be the controls configuration expert on assigned contracts
  • Install, program, and repair automation controls
  • Implement and maintain tests that ensure quality and functionality of battery packs
  • Prepare and deliver build documentation to the production floor under strict deadlines
  • Troubleshoot battery production equipment when necessary
  • Focus on continuous improvement implementation in your area of responsibility
  • Drive and implement continuous improvement ideas.
  • Maintain state-of-the-art knowledge of controls technology and practices
  • Train production operators when called upon
  • Other duties as assigned by management
  • About Our Group:

  • As strategic partners, the Engineering team strives to ensure that our values, culture and engagement always allow us to do great things for our company.
  • We strive to provide the highest-level service and support to our clients each and every day.
  • We work collaboratively to build strong relationships with our clients, partners, and own team.
  • We treat each other with respect, and always try to have a little fun every day!
  • This position will be part of the Greer based Battery Manufacturing Engineering Team
  • You will report to the Manufacturing Engineering Supervisor and collaborate with other Engineering team members located at our headquarters in Burlingame, CA and other manufacturing facilities in Greer, SC and Greenville, SC.
  • About You:

  • Self-starter with the ability to adapt interpersonal styles and techniques to influence at all levels of the organization.
  • Customer-focused attitude, with high level of professionalism and discretion.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality, establish trust and credibility, and act with complete integrity.
  • Detail-oriented, resourceful and diligent.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Sound judgment and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent English communication skills.
  • Your Experience Includes:

  • Associates Degree in a Controls or Testing field or equivalent relevant experience
  • 3+ years of experience within the manufacturing or industrial environment
  • Proficient in PLC programming (Allen-Bradley is a plus)
  • Proficient in testing and data acquisition (LabView experience is a plus)
  • HMI Configuration
  • Proficient with MS Office applications
  • Experience with manufacturing and/or testing EVs is a plus
  • Knowledge of electrical schematic and prints with experience in AutoCAD
  • Physical Demands:
  • May work various shifts if needed; may be requested to travel to different locations for training and acceptance testing.
  • Lifting up to 25 pounds and occasionally 50 pounds.
  • Able to walk, stand, crouch, bench, kneel, lift, carry and reach as needed in large and tight spaces.
  • Good eye/hand coordination and ability to identify color variations, depth perceptions and close or distance visual items.
  • Manual dexterity with occasional repetitive finger motion.
  • Environmental Demands:
  • Ability to work in manufacturing environment with extreme heat and cold conditions.
  • Wear protective clothing or respiratory protective equipment.
  • Works with irritant chemicals, gases, etc.
  • Travel: 0 - 10%

    Proterra is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, providing equal employment opportunities to all Employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law or ordinance. Proterra participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program (E-Verify).

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