You can make a salary. Or you can make a difference. Or you can work as a Controls Engineer at Herman Miller and make both.
About this Opportunity
As a Controls Engineer, you'll apply standard engineering principles, concepts, theories, and techniques to routine assignments in support of business objectives and under immediate supervision. You will also be responsible for providing fundamental engineering leadership and expertise. You may conduct feasibility studies, determine manpower and cost estimates, and develop engineering criteria. You'll perform primary analyses to develop design options or recommendations for structures, systems, and components. You may also apply originality, ingenuity, and knowledge of other disciplines in solving basic technical issues. Emphasis in your work will be placed on your team participation, ability to plan, and ability to achieve results on assigned projects.
What You'll Do
You'll have opportunities to speak up, solve problems, lead others, and be an owner every day as you...
- Develop and implement electrical control systems, equipment, and machinery.
- Installand providetechnical support of PLC-based hardware and software.
- Integrate robotic cells for manufacturing.
- Manage capital procurement projects for manufacturing line updates and installations.
- Applybasic supply chain cost, value stream capabilities, and economic principles.
- Applylearned engineering skills to work assignments.
- Applyproblem-solving skills and executesolutions to problems independently.
- Coachbasic engineering tasks to others.
- Completeengineering tasks within oversight of leadership.
- Followengineering and quality processes.
- Seekand receivementoring from Senior Level and Engineering Leadership.
- Seek theapproval of the budget owner using the appropriate request process.
- Takegood notes,showing your work and assumptions.
- Perform additional responsibilities as requested to achieve business objectives.
Sound Like You?
You might be just who we're looking for if you have...
- A Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering.
- An Engineering/Technical degree from an accredited program, or a two-year Technical degree in arelated field with fiveyears of applicable engineering experience.
- Two to four years of professional engineering experience, or zero to threeyears of specialty engineering experience, applicable internship/co-op experience, and experience with participating inand leading projects.
- Database experience, including SQL queries knowledge (a plus).
- Experiencein documentingdata for retention, project planning, and usingdatabases.
- Previous experience with using, installing,and troubleshooting vision systems.
- Familiarity with the use of Fanuc, Panasonic, and Motoman equipment.
- Previous experience with computer programming using C, Java, or Python (preferred).
- Previous work experience in a manufacturing environment with steel fabrication (roll-forming, stamping, press brake, etc.) and/or wood processes (Weeke, Homag) (preferred).
- Previous experience using Allen Bradley PLC/Servo/Drive (preferred).
- Project management experience (may be essential for some assignments).
- Knowledgein Lean principles and their application.
- The ability to assess process concepts and determine where continuous improvement opportunities exist.
- The ability to communicate effectively with people at various levels, including Production, Engineering, and Management, as well as the abilityto work well with and develop a partnering relationship with other team members.
- Knowledgein the use of common office automation, communication, software, tools, Herman Miller mainframe applications, and Engineering-related software.
- Problem-solving skillsand the abilityto apply engineering expertise to solving problems.
- The abilityto assess priorities and determine a course of action with minimal day-to-day supervision, as well as the abilityto anticipate, recognize, and respond effectively to changes which affect project plans.
- An overall business sense and an understanding of how decisions impact business results.
- The ability to perform all essential job functions of the position with or without accommodations.
Who We Are
At Herman Miller, our unique culture represents the collective attitudes, ideas, and experiences of the people who work here. We focus on protecting the environment, impacting our communities, exceeding the expectations of our customers through high quality products, and championing diversity in all areas of the business, and together we are on a journey toward a better world. We support the well-being of our employees in and outside of work by providing a variety of opportunities including award-winning work-life integration resources, development programs, complex health and wellness offerings, and much more.
Herman Miller is a globally recognized provider of furnishings and related technologies and services. Headquartered in West Michigan, we have relied on innovative design for over 100 years to solve problems for people wherever they work, live, learn, and heal.
Herman Miller is committed to diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer including veterans and people with disabilities.