Controls System Specialist
||MINNEAPOLIS, MN US
||2+ to 5 Years
GAF, founded in 1886, is a
$3 billion company with 3,200 employees and is a leader in the
building materials industry. As America's largest roofing
manufacturer, GAF has built a strong and solid product and customer
franchise driven by continuous product innovation and through finding
ways to better serve and connect with its customers. The company also
has other offerings in high quality products including decking,
railings, ductwork, and specialty fabrics. GAF has sustained a strong
financial and operating performance over the past several years,
driven from its leading capabilities, strong culture, and a business
that is only partly dependent on economic cycles in the construction
Labeled the best in quality and
most-recommended by our customers, GAF believes that employees remain
our greatest strength and best competitive advantage. Build your
future as we build the American dream one roof at a
We are looking for a technically savvy
Controls Systems Specialist who will be responsible for electrical
safety and training, serve as a key problem solver for the
plant’s control systems, and act as a lead for other
instrumentation and electrical personnel. The ideal candidate is
a self-starter who is technically curious and demonstrates superior
written and verbal communication skills.
Specific responsibilities include, but are not
- Perform analysis, detailed design (including
documentation), capital request preparation, installation,
start-up/checkout/debugging, and cost control of assigned projects.
- Provide technical
expertise in support of capital projects, process evaluation, and
- Participate in process
improvement efforts in support of plant goals.
- Monitor plant systems, analyze performance, and
initiate action for optimization to achieve plant goals for safety,
productivity, and cost effectiveness.
- Maintain all logic and PLC programs, install
switches, and perform maintenance on the network as needed.
- Manage records regarding
all system software changes and communicate any changes to affected
- Manage contractors and maintenance staff during
- Create electrical training programs for
electrical, instrument, and mechanical teams to stay abreast of
federal, state and local regulations.
Partner with Controls Systems Engineer to develop the
five-year capital planning and the annual electrical operating
An Associates Degree in Electrical
Engineering, Instrumentation or Electronics or six years of
demonstrated experience in Electrical Engineering, Instrumentation,
or Electronics. Demonstrated process control experience in
defining, designing, installing and maintaining control logic systems
and equipment. Willingness to assume roles of team leader and team
member when necessary. Advanced demonstrated communication
Bachelors degree in
Electrical Engineering, Instrumentation, or Electronics.
Demonstrated experience with SQL.
Ability to work in the U.S. without current/future
need for GAFMC visa sponsorship.
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package
including 401(k), medical, dental, vision, prescription drug, tuition
reimbursement, and a vacation package. At GAF, we believe our
employees are our greatest resource.
GAF is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer,
committed to workplace diversity. M/F/D/V.
No search firms please.
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