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Controls Engineer 1st Shift

By October 6, 2022No Comments

Top Gun seeks a dynamic, Top Tier, career minded Controls Engineer for a direct hire opportunity in the Battle Creek, MI area. This is a 1st shift role, 90k-120k in annual compensation.

  • Works well with minimal supervision.
  • Works with Manufacturing and Engineering in the development of standards and specifications.
  • Develops and implements improvements to specific controls systems.
  • Lead cross-functional project teams related to controls issues.
  • Spearheads technical support for controls systems during the introduction of new equipment. Manages the assembly and installation as well as assemble and installs new equipment.
  • Ensure proper controls documentation delivery form the Original Equipment Manufacturer.
  • Ensure properly documented equipment breakdown/activity reports.
  • Ensure maintenance task are completed and documented.
  • Identify training needs for Maintenance Technicians.
  • Provide training and application feedback to maintenance supervisor.
  • Hands on leadership and direction during equipment downtime situations.
  • Ensures Root Cause of downtime is properly investigated and resolved.
  • Robotic troubleshooting.
  • Electrical troubleshooting.
  • Pneumatic troubleshooting.
  • Effectively communicate with vendors both parts suppliers and equipment suppliers.
  • Develop preventative maintenance procedures on electrical equipment.
  • Maintain maintenance Quality standards and preventative/ predictive maintenance is compliant with TS16949 Requirements.
  • Endure all PLCs and robotic programs are backed-up on a weekly basis.
  • SPM Improvements by optimizing Robots and PLCs
  • Maintain safety standards of equipment in work area.
  • Promote good housekeeping (5S).



  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED);
  • Technical Associates Degree preferred or equivalent automated manufacturing experience required.

Technical knowledge will be demonstrate