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About The Onin Group

The Onin Group is a privately held full-service national staffing company. We are among the top 3% of domestic staffing companies in sales volume and feature the most sophisticated staffing industry technology and hiring practices available today. In spite of our size, we have maintained the highly personalized service and partnership mindset indicative of a smaller, less bureaucratic company.

It is particularly important during challenging economic times to work with a stable staffing company. Our commitment to responsible growth over the years has made us strong and ensures that, even through a recession, we can stand behind our commitments to our employees. We understand that fostering long-term mutually beneficial relationships with employees is critical to our success and believe that treating people the right way is simply the right thing to do. The Onin Group is an employer of choice because we set the staffing industry standard for strong employee relations.

Controls Engineer

Job Description

International auto manufacturing supplier now hiring in Birmingham.  Excellent opportunity for a career oriented individual.  Benefits include: health, dental, life, 401K, vacation, holiday pay.  

Job Duties:

As a Controls Engineer in a manufacturing environment, you will provide support, leadership and direction to the Maintenance Technicians and perform controls functions for the Press Maintenance Department. 

Other duties may include:

    Support Manufacturing Engineering
    Plan and implement improvements related to specific controls systems
    Lead teams supporting activities related to controls issues
    Provide technical support for controls systems
    Assist in training of maintenance employees
    Ensure all daily activity reports are documented correctly
    Ensure scheduled maintenance tasks are completed in a timely manner
    Robotics troubleshooting
    Electrical circuit troubleshooting
    Pneumatic troubleshooting
    Attend meetings as needed
    Follows all house safety rules and regulations
    Set up preventative maintenance procedures
    Maintain compliance with TS16949 requirements
    All other duties as assigned





Job Requirements



  • Technical Associates Degree preferred or equivalent automated manufacturing experience required. 
  • Minimum 5 years of automated manufacturing technical experience required,
  • Experience working with Beckhoff, Omron, Siemens & Allen Bradley controls systems, experience working with PILZ safety controls systems.
  • Intermediate = 1-3 years of experience /  some training required. preferred
  • Mathematical skills and training required.
  • Able to stand and walk for 10-12 hour shifts
  • Able to work rotating shifts
  • Computer literate
  • Lift heavy objects, bend, stoop, regularly








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Onin Staffing

Our light industrial and light clerical staffing division is our foundational business and has been the driving force behind our 1200%+ growth rate from 2001 to 2011. Our client list is filled with quality, reputable companies with long-term career opportunities. The success of our staffing service is a direct result of partnering with the best companies out there. Onin Staffing puts thousands to work every year, start building your career today.

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Skilled-trades talent is becoming a rare commodity. With the industrial environment becoming highly automated, fewer employees learn specialized skill trades on the job. This has left the facilities which require these skilled employees fighting over a shrinking pool of candidates. We understand the value of skilled-trades talent and our skilled trades division brings a focused intensity to sourcing integral skilled candidates and connecting them with top tier employers.

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Onin Group's Professional Services Division recruits executive, highly-skilled technical and management professionals internationally. We offer a broad range of specialized services in the high-tech, warehousing/logistics and manufacturing sectors. Our primary areas of focus include engineering, management, human resources, finance and sales.

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