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Controls and Automation Technician at Teijin Automotive Technologies

Controls and Automation Technician

Teijin Automotive Technologies Salisbury, NC (Onsite) Full-Time
$65,000 - $100,000/Year

Teijin Automotive Technologies is an innovative and full-service Tier One supplier with a global presence and emphasis in development for lightweight technologies. Teijin Automotive offers employees the opportunity to join a leading edge company within the composite material industry and enjoy the benefits offered by a growing company in North America and internationally.

We are seeking a Controls and Automation Maintenance Technician for our Salisbury, NC Plant.

Overview: Seeking a dedicated and skilled Controls Technician to join our engineering team. Be responsible for troubleshooting, maintaining, and repairing control systems and automation equipment to ensure the smooth operation of our manufacturing processes. The ideal candidate should have a strong technical background in control systems, instrumentation, and troubleshooting, with a focus on delivering reliable and efficient solutions.


  • Perform troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair of control systems, PLCs, HMIs, and SCADA systems to ensure optimal performance and minimize downtime.
  • Collaborate with engineering and maintenance teams to diagnose and address control system malfunctions, electrical issues, and equipment failures.
  • Test and calibrate instrumentation devices, sensors, and controllers to maintain accurate and consistent process measurements.
  • Assist in the installation, commissioning, and startup of new control systems and automation equipment.
  • Conduct preventive maintenance tasks on control systems and associated components to prevent unexpected failures.
  • Monitor control system performance, identify trends, and recommend improvements to enhance reliability and efficiency.
  • Maintain accurate documentation of control system configurations, changes, and maintenance activities.
  • Support production and operations teams in troubleshooting and resolving control-related issues.
  • Provide training and technical support to maintenance and operations personnel on control system usage and troubleshooting.
  • Stay updated on industry advancements and emerging technologies related to control systems and automation.


  • Associate degree or equivalent in Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Automation, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a Controls Technician or similar role in an industrial or manufacturing environment.
  • Strong understanding of PLC programming (Allen-Bradley, Siemens, etc.) and HMI/SCADA systems.
  • Proficiency in reading and interpreting electrical schematics, ladder logic diagrams, and technical manuals.
  • Familiarity with industrial communication protocols (Ethernet/IP, Modbus, Profibus, etc.).
  • Experience with troubleshooting control system issues, identifying root causes, and implementing effective solutions.
  • Knowledge of instrumentation devices, sensors, actuators, and motor controls.
  • Basic understanding of mechanical and pneumatic systems is a plus.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Flexibility to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Willingness to work on-call and during off-hours as needed.

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