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Controls Technician

Company: Kelly
Location: Lula
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Controls Technician- 3 rd Shift- Gainesville, GA

The Controls Technician provides technical support, troubleshoots & creates new programs, and researches new technology solutions to improve productivity and process quality for all automated systems. The Controls Technician will report to Engineering Supervisor. The Controls Technician has no direct reports.


Responsible for programming automation and controls systems involving HMI's and Siemens PLC's.
Provide day-to-day support for shop floor PLC's and related hardware, software, and applications.
Perform back-ups of PC's, PME's, TOX, NC programs.
Perform troubleshooting of internal network issues including interface with plant IT network.
Perform troubleshooting of existing recognition systems & integrate new recognition system solutions where needed.
Perform troubleshooting and repairs using PLC, hand tools, power tools, shop equipment, test devices, and precision measuring tools.


  • HS Diploma
  • 2-5+ years of related experience
  • Must have proven experience in PLC logic and programming with Siemens Automation and drives. This includes Step 7, Simatic Server, and WIN AC. Must be able to create and read logic and flow diagrams for program design, programming, simulation and testing, and start-up. Experience in Automotive is a plus.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now or in the future

Preferred Skills and experience:

Associates degree in Electrical Engineering or IT. Suitable work experience may be substituted for secondary education (A minimum of 3 years experience in a similar position is required)
TS16949 and ISO 14001 awareness training.

Why Kelly ?

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, we're here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

About Kelly

At Kelly, we're always thinking about what's next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we're a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.


Keywords: Kelly, Athens , Controls Technician, Other , Lula, Georgia

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