Controls Engineer


Sedalia, MO, US, 65301

Function:  Manufacturing
Audience:  Experienced Professional
Work Arrangement:  On Site
Requisition ID:  61844

Controls Engineer


Design, specify, supervise installation and troubleshoot industrial control systems and electrical

infrastructure; provide high-quality design, scope, and cost/schedule estimates including

instrument and hardware specifications and system architecture; develop, support and

maintain RSView SE distributed HMI and Allen Bradley PLC control systems including the

configuration database, controller and operations descriptions, coding, display layouts and

simulations; provide process control support and troubleshooting in the day-to-day, continuous operations.

Reports toPlant Maintenance Leader

Span of ControlSupports all technical, manufacturing, and quality processes at the Sedalia Plant

Direct Reports: No direct reports, but does assist in supervision of maintenance repairmen when applicable




  1. Live the OC Safety Stand and adhere to Employee Safety Responsibilities
  • Build and foster an “incident-free” safety culture among all employees
  • Utilize technical knowledge to provide a safe and secure work environment for all employees, contractors, and visitors
  • Ensure all practices and procedures within their control are safe, environmentally compliant, and permit compliant
  1. Provides leadership and project management to improve plant efficiency, equipment uptime, and line utilization at the Sedalia plant.
  • Utilize Root Cause Analysis methods to problem solve process issues and increase equipment reliability, process capability, and improve product quality.
  • Recommend action plans to minimize equipment failure related to controls.
  • Liaison with equipment suppliers pertaining to any instrumentation and controls issues.
  • Lead the commissioning activities during plant startup including preparing documentation.
  • Apply sound engineering practices towards the completion of improvement projects in accordance with applicable codes and engineering practices
  1. Technical Capability
  • Controls Systems and Sensors
    • Control System Design and Integration
    • PID loops, Tuning
    • *Allen Bradley PLC’S
    • *Rockwell Software
    • *Powerflex Series VFD’s
    • *Process control/ Sensors
    • PLC firmware revision and Security
    • *PLC upgrades, I.e., PLC5 to ControlLogix
    • Environmental Controls
    • *Combustion Systems and Controls
    • Produce and Consume instructions
    • *Message instructions
    • Asset Centre
    • *FactoryTalk View Studio ME
    • *Virtual Machines
    • *FactoryTalk Activation Manager
    • *Safety PLC/ /CIP Safety
    • *Control Reliable Safety/ ISO standards
    • *NFPA 70/ 70E
    • AutoCAD Electrical
  • Motion Control Systems
    • *Fanuc Robotics
    • Yaskawa Robotics
    • *Kinetix Series Servo drives
    • *Motion over ethernet
    • *Sercos Motion
    • *Powerflex 527
    • Axis Tuning
    • *Axis Configuration/ Motion Groups
    • *Troubleshooting Servo problems
  • Network Communications
    • IT and OT interactions with IoT
    • NAT
    • Routing
    • Managed Switches (Stratix)
    • SNMP/ QOS
    • Troubleshooting network problems
    • DLR uses and limitations
    • *Servers hosting Rockwell Software
    • Floating Licenses
    • *Rs Linx Classic
    • *FactoryTalk Linx
    • Kepware
  • Scada Systems
    • High Speed HMI
    • *FactoryTalk View SE Network Distributed
    • Wonderware
    • Ignition
    • Aspen Tech (Data collection/ Historian)
    • *SQL databases



* = Key competencies for the position


  1. Coaches, trains, and provides support to maintenance technicians and production operators on the manufacturing process and process control interface procedures.
  • Educating primary employees in the manufacturing process and process control procedures
  • Partnering with employees to develop and implement Operator Control Plans
  • Partnering with plant Technical Leaders to develop process controls that are accurate and usable.





  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline
  • 5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment


  • Background in continuous manufacturing preferred
  • Leadership experience in a matrix environment
  • Proven results in driving product and process improvement in the manufacturing environment




  • Impactful verbal and written communications
  • Business and financial acumen
  • Strong planning, resourcing, and delegation skills
  • Ability to engage and care for others, starting with safety
  • Ability to achieve results quickly, both individually and through teams.
  • Able to utilize OC systems and necessary engineering software.



About Owens Corning  

Owens Corning is a global building and construction materials leader committed to building a sustainable future through material innovation. Our three integrated businesses – Composites, Insulation, and Roofing – provide durable, sustainable, energy-efficient solutions that leverage our unique material science, manufacturing, and market knowledge to help our customers win and grow. We are global in scope, human in scale with approximately 19,000 employees in 31 countries dedicated to generating value for our customers and shareholders, and making a difference in the communities where we work and live. Founded in 1938 and based in Toledo, Ohio, USA, Owens Corning posted 2022 sales of $9.8 billion. For more information, visit

Owens Corning is an equal opportunity employer.



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