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Controls Technician



When you are looking at a city’s skyline or the grilles on the latest cars and trucks, chances are you’re seeing our products. Through Guardian Glass, a Guardian Industries company, we make high- performance, energy efficient glass for homes and buildings. SRG Global™, a Guardian Industries company, makes automotive trim products that define a vehicle’s DNA and help improve fuel efficiency. Perhaps most of all, we make the ideas, formulas and processes that make these products possible.

We are looking for a Controls Technician to join our team in Newbern, TN!! This role is a 3rd Shift position.

The Controls Technician will design, develop, install, and manage equipment used to control and monitor machinery and processes to ensure production standards are met while maintaining a customer focus and creating value through continual improvement in product and process.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Troubleshooting automation equipment
  • Manage the design and installation of electrical equipment including PLC’s, HMI’s, variable speed drives, and other instruments
  • Maintain, troubleshoot, and implement programming adjustments to all PLC, HMI, and SCADA programs along with variable frequency drives, vision systems, and other automated equipment
  • Develop and implement unique automated solutions to benefit production and improve cycle time
  • Reduce downtime by identifying and correcting ongoing issues and preventing quality alerts

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Experience in PLC programming
  • Experience trouble-shooting and driving process improvements in an manufacturing setting
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Products

What Will Put You Ahead:


  • Experience in Industrial Maintenance or technical degree in a related field
  • Experience with Injection Molding or Painting on Plastics

This role is not eligible for sponorship.

    Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

    At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

    Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
    Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.
    This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf


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