Controls Engineer

Job Description

Eaton’s Vehicle division is currently seeking a Controls Engineer to join our team. This position is based at our Aguascalientes facility.

The Controls Engineer is responsible for develop and implement manufacturing processes for new products and continuous improvement. Support production activities.

Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.

Some activities related with the position will be:

  • Development of new assembly machines and improvements through controls integration

  • Strong knowledge in PLC programs, mainly Allen Bradley, works on developing backups and improvement of the parameters and program itself

  • Definition of critical electronic parts.
  • Advanced tools for troubleshooting, administration and control of repair.

  • Develops the guidelines for maintenance technicians regarding controls troubleshooting

  • Leads Continuous improvement projects regarding cost out or insourcing process improvements thru PLC

  • Expert local electronic controls and remote assistance plan.

  • Implements, promotes and maintains a safe work environment by implementing a culture of accidents prevention, investigation, equipment maintenance and application of rules. Identify, control and administer risk and danger in own area.

  • Promotes the company’s culture by actively supporting ethics and values as well as quality policies.

  • Must be active learner.
  • Proactive & results driven.
  • Ability to work & lead in a high matrix environment.

  • Additive manufacturing (3D printing)

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated knowledge and training in automation, mistake proofing techniques

  • Experience conducting multidisciplinary teams
  • Knowledge in control systems, (encoders, servomotors, vision systems)

  • Programming PLC, CNC, Drive AC, DC and FANUC, Allen Bradley

  • Repair electronics boards
  • Restoration, data back up and PLC controls internal hard disk

  • Skills at interpreting mechanical drawings and CAD/ Solid work System usage

  • Mechanical design for tools / tooling
  • Knowledge of machinery functions (hydraulic, electrical, mechanical operations)

  • English language at a conversational level required

  • Complex automatic assembly process knowledge
  • Problem solving tools
  • PLC programming, both development/integration and troubleshooting

  • Main PLCs required Allen Bradley (Must), FANUC & SIEMENS (is a Plus)

  • Budget management
  • Project management (integrations, machine development, refurbish)

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: Latin America
Organization: VEH NAA North America Auto

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time