Manufacturing Engineering Controls and Test Technician

About the Role – You will:

  • Maintains and upholds to high safety standards.
  • Support the Advanced Manufacturing Engineering team in building complex mechanical and electrical assemblies
  • Be the controls and test configuration expert on assigned contracts
  • Install, program, and repair automation controls
  • Implement and maintain tests that ensure quality and functionality of battery packs
  • Prepare and deliver build documentation to the production floor under strict deadlines
  • Troubleshoot battery production equipment when necessary
  • Focus on continuous improvement implementation in your area of responsibility
  • Drive and implement continuous improvement ideas.
  • Maintain state-of-the-art knowledge of controls, testing technology, and practices
  • Train production operators when needed
  • Other duties as assigned by management
  • About Our Group:

  • As strategic partners, the Engineering team strives to ensure that our values, culture and engagement always allow us to do great things for our company.
  • We strive to provide the highest-level service and support to our clients every day.
  • We work collaboratively to build strong relationships with our clients, partners, and own team.
  • We treat each other with respect, and always try to have a little fun every day!
  • This position will be part of the Greer-based Battery Manufacturing Engineering Team
  • You will report to the Controls Engineering Manager and collaborate with other Manufacturing Engineering team members.
  • About You:

  • Self-starter with the ability to adapt interpersonal styles and techniques to influence at all levels of the organization
  • Customer-focused attitude, with high level of professionalism and discretion
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality, establish trust and credibility, and act with complete integrity
  • Detail-oriented, resourceful, and diligent
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Sound judgment and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent English communication skills
  • Your Experience Includes:

  • Associates Degree in a Robotics, Controls or Testing field
  • 3+ years of experience within the manufacturing or industrial environment
  • Fanuc Robotics Programming
  • Proficient in PLC programming using RSLogix 5000
  • Proficient in testing and data acquisition (LabView experience is a plus)
  • Ignition MES (experience is a plus)
  • HMI Configuration
  • Proficient with MS Office applications
  • Experience with manufacturing and/or testing EVs is a plus
  • Knowledge of electrical schematic and prints with experience in AutoCAD
  • Physical Demands:
  • May work various shifts if needed; may be requested to travel to different locations for training and acceptance testing.
  • Able to lift 25 pounds and occasionally 50 pounds.
  • Able to walk, stand, crouch, bench, kneel, lift, carry and reach as needed in large and tight spaces.
  • Good eye/hand coordination and ability to identify color variations, depth perceptions and close or distance visual items.
  • Manual dexterity with occasional repetitive finger motion.
  • Environmental Demands:
  • Ability to work in manufacturing environment with extreme heat and cold conditions.
  • Wear protective clothing or respiratory protective equipment.
  • Works with irritant chemicals, gases, etc.
  • Travel: 0 - 10%


    Proterra is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, providing equal employment opportunities to all Employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law or ordinance. Proterra participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program (E-Verify).

    Job details


    Manufacturing Engineering Controls and Test Technician




    United States


    June 11, 2024

    Application deadline

    May 08, 2024

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    About the employer

    As major cities convert to 100% electric fleets, Proterra vehicles have become the most popular electric buses on the road in North America. With more than 10 years of experience delivering heavy-duty electric transit vehicles, Proterra has sold 1,300+ buses to 135+ transit agencies across 43 U.S. states and Canadian provinces.

    To provide operators with a comprehensive set of products to deploy and scale their EV fleets, Proterra also offers a turn-key approach to delivering the complete energy ecosystem for commercial electric vehicles. In addition to high-power charging systems, Proterra Energy fleet solutions include charging infrastructure design, build, financing, operations, maintenance, and energy optimization.


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