Controls Engineer in Whitehall, MI at Arconic

Date Posted: 1/13/2020

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Job Description

This opening is with Arconic Engines – a world leader in the investment casting of superalloys, aluminum and titanium primarily for jet aircraft and industrial gas turbine markets.  For more information on Arconic, visit us online at
The person in this position will be part of a Plant Engineering team that is responsible for maintenance  of the facility and equipment  including all manufacturing processes from wax injection thru rough dimensional finishing and NDI testing of finished parts. This group is responsible for the implementation of projects to upgrade existing equipment and systems, coordinates and supports plant rearrangements and assists in the selection, procurement and installation of new equipment to support changes in our manufacturing process.  This group also supports the day to day operations by acting as a resource for skilled trades and contracted services.
The position is located in Plant 5 and responsibilities will include, but not limited to:
  • Support assigned plant and provides backup support to other plants
  • Controls projects and HMI programming & support of PLC Based Systems
  • Power Distribution Management.
  • Infrastructure support and modernization.
  • Manage capital projects
  • Responsible for managing contracted project work.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology from an accredited institution or demonstrated equivalent experience.
  • Previous electrical co-op, internship experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status.
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States.  Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
Preferred Qualifications
  • PLC programming experience
  • HMI programming experience
  • Experience with Allen Bradley PLC & RSLogix
  • Experience with Wonderware, Labview, & Intellution
  • Knowledge of Electrical distribution systems for voltage below 600V
  • Proficient user of AutoCAD and AutoCAD Electrical
  • Experience with industrial robots, Motoman or other
  • Knowledge of NEC, NFPA 70E and NFPA 79