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Controls Engineer (1027)

Group Company:
  • Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials

Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials is a leading global manufacturer of high-performance thermoplastic materials in the form of semi-finished products and finished parts. The company has locations in 20 countries and more than 2,800 employees. Its specialty engineering thermoplastics and composites are superior in performance to metals and other materials and are used in a wide range of applications, primarily in the capital goods industry. The company is continuously developing new areas of applications in close cooperation with industry leaders in a broad variety of customer markets. The Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials Group is well prepared to further expand its market leadership position.

Supporting the vision of our holding company, Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation (MCHC), Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials is committed to the realization of KAITEKI, “a sustainable condition which is comfortable for people, society and the Earth”. To realize this vision, the MCHC Group engages in corporate activities that provide products, technologies and services based on the comprehensive capabilities of the Group in the Performance Products Domain, Industrial Materials Domain and Health Care Domain, with chemistry as the basis of our activities. We jointly express and promote our commitment under the corporate brand THE KAITEKI COMPANY.


  • Want to work for a global leader in the design, development and manufacture acrylic products that is continuously innovating?
  • Do you have 3+ years of engineering experience?
  • Are you passionate about improving the way manufacturing is done?

If so, nice to meet you! Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials Division is seeking a Controls Engineer based in Fort Wayne, IN to join a team committed to excellence, continuous improvement and driving sustainable business results. Come be a part of this dynamic team!!

Who Are We...

Mitsubishi Chemical is the 5th largest chemical company in the world, is the world leader in the manufacture and supply of acrylic monomer, serving a broad base of downstream applications ranging from architectural and automotive coatings, to acrylic sheet applications, to specialty moldings that serve a variety of industries such as electronics and health care. Mitsubishi Chemical is the only producer that owns and operates all three technical routes to acrylic monomer to accommodate C2, C3, and C4 based feedstocks. Our talented people are the energy and driving force behind a dynamic business that supplies a range of growing sectors and geographic markets in EAME, The Americas and Asia.

What You Will Do...

  • Design, specify, procure, program, install and maintain all control systems for the Scranton manufacturing and distribution facilities.
  • Ensure control systems comply with company and site standards, including safety reviews and Management of Change. Write PLC/HMI programs for equipment installations, modifications.  Support replacement of obsolete components.
  • Assist the development and execution of the 5-year plan for capital improvements to the control and data collection systems. Prioritize the use of improvement money, select equipment and contractors, oversee all improvement activities, and authorize payments for completed work.
  • Support Quadrant’s Manufacturing Execution System (MES) and Industrial Automation.
  • Assist engineers in the design and execution of controls and communication systems for all capital projects in the plant. Develop and install new safety devices to ensure operator and machine safety.
  • Work with Maintenance Manager to identify controls skills gaps and training needed for Maintenance Department employees.
  • Troubleshoot and support 24/7 PLC, HMI, Machine Controls and MES system as necessary.
  • Assist in the startup and debug of MES, and PLC/HMI changes.
  • Provide ongoing training & documentation for engineers and maintenance technicians.
  • Update current control systems and devices to meet MES needs. Select and install instrumentation that allows for MES data collection.  
  • Assist in the design of databases, reports, and user interfaces to support MES user needs.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

What You Will Have...

  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Mechatronics, or applicable Engineering Technology
  • Experience with programming PLC’s, and interfacing with industrial controls.
  • Knowledge of Allen-Bradly, Siemens, Inductive Automation, Wonder ware, WinCC, and SQL Databases, etc.
  • Knowledge of programing languages (Python)
  • Travel as needed (approximately 10%)
  • Excellent communicate skills (Verbal and Written)
  • Manufacturing experience
  • Project Management experience

What You Will Get…

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • 401(k) with a generous match and much more!

We are not accepting unsolicited resumes from 3rd party recruitment agencies, therefore we will not a pay a fee for resumes submitted.

Pay Transparency (complete highlighted sections)

The salary range for this position is $66,000-$74,000. Factors such as scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/training, job-related skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and business considerations may influence base pay offered. This salary will be subject to a geographic adjustment (according to a specific city and state), if an authorization is granted to work outside of the location listed in this posting.

EEO Statement

Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation values diversity in the workplace, is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally recognized protected basis under applicable law.
Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and/or other applicable laws. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition.

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Fort Wayne, IN
2710 American Way , Fort Wayne , IN , USA , 46809
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