Controls Engineer in Greater Cincinnati Area

  • 15 Spiral Dr, Florence, KY 41042, USA
  • Full-time
  • Legal Entity: Robert Bosch Automotive Steering LLC

Company Description

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 400,000 associates worldwide. The company generated sales of $88.2 billion in 2017. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology.

As part of the Mobility Solutions division, the Florence KY plant is one of the world's leading automotive steering supplier locations. Robert Bosch Automotive Steering LLC is growing in the market and continues to innovate and develop new products to meet customer needs.

Job Description

The controls engineer position is responsible for the maintenance and process improvement of the assembly stations, especially the robots, vision systems and measuring equipment.  In this position, you will be responsible for daily support of operations (equipment availability, process improvement, new equipment buyoff, etc.) as well as supporting the introduction of new equipment and processes.

  • Working knowledge, understand, and be capable of programming in PLC language (Siemens), i.e. (LAD) ladder diagram, (CSF) control system flowchart, (STL) statement list
  • Resolves major programming problems. Recognizes and secures external expertise when required
  • Debug and implement process improvements of assembly or manufacturing line controls
  • Design and optimize automated equipment concepts
  • Troubleshoot Robot to PLC interface programming, modify if needed
  • Maintain and modify vision systems (Cognex/IFM/Keyence)
  • Assists maintenance personnel with machine problems
  • Conducts maintenance personnel training
  • On-call to support machine or process spills
  • Willingness/ability to learn new technology and processes
  • Travel to support the startup of new equipment may be required
  • Experience with Kistler servo presses is a plus



  • Bachelors of Science in Engineering from an accredited institution or two year degree with minimum 5 yrs. experience working in a controls engineering role
  • Experience with assembly processes
  • Strong project management and leadership skills
  • Strong presentation, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Analytical problem solver; experience with RedX methodology or other problem solving tools a plus
  • High level of teamwork, detailed, self-motivated and ability to multi-task in a dynamic environment

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