Controls Design Leader – Aerospace

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Are you motivated to be a part of an industry-leading organization alongside a talented team of individuals? Are you looking to join a company offering opportunities to develop your skills and grow your career? If you join Valiant TMS, you’ll be part of a company that embraces diversity and provides a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Valiant TMS is a global company powered by people working together to be the most trusted partner in delivering intelligent automation solutions. To remain at the forefront of innovation, we need skilled and determined people that deliver results.

We are seeking a Controls Design Leader to join our Aerospace Team where we design and build automated aircraft assembly tooling, positioning systems, PDUs (power drive units), and AGV systems.

What you’ll get to do

  • Lead a team of controls designers to analyze proposal product, equipment, customer specifications, and process requirements to conceive and produce a practical controls design within the limitations defined by cost, time, and the availability of equipment or components
  • Provide leadership, mentorship, technical assistance, and training to intermediate and junior controls designers
  • Approve controls designs, both hardware, and software, ensuring that they are compliant with customer specifications and industry standards
  • Provide leadership and decision-making for project-related design/engineering changes, in conjunction with controls engineering manager and other department managers
  • Manage budgets and timing to ensure adherence to plans and report progress
  • Oversee the design release process
  • Provide installation supervision or service of equipment on the customer floor after delivery, ensuring equipment functions to design criteria
  • Provide concepts and proposals to project estimating teams

What you bring

  • Completed post-secondary education in electrical engineering or controls technology
  • Minimum of 8 years of related experience in automated systems with an emphasis on drive systems, coordinated motion control, vision, and automated guidance
  • A demonstrated job-related drive and enthusiasm while being able to analyze the overall effects of decisions under pressure
  • Ability to exercise tact and diplomacy when dealing with customers
  • Exceptional organizational, management, and communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to travel internationally to customer locations
  • A proven ability to work well within a team-based work environment, prioritizing plans of action to accomplish objectives

What we offer

  • An opportunity to work alongside, and learn from, a highly skilled team of professionals who are consistently recognized among the best in the industry
  • Competitive health, dental, vision, employee assistance, and wellness benefits, beginning on the first day of employment
  • Matching Contribution 401K plan (US), Defined Contribution Plan (Canada)
  • Internal development and promotion opportunities, both locally and globally
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • Social events and community engagement
  • Customer and other marketplace discounts
  • An inclusive and diverse work environment

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States/Canada without sponsorship

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