Company: The HON Company
Location: Iowa City
Posted on: May 1, 2021
Please note, applicants must be willing to relocate to
the Muscatine, IA (or surrounding) area.
HON and Allsteel, industry leaders in workplace
furnishings, are in search of a Controls Engineer to
join our Leveraged Furniture Operations (LFO) team
in Muscatine, IA! If required to relocate, we will be willing to
discuss your situation and a relocation package.
This role is a hybrid discipline that utilizes Mechanical
Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and principles of Computer
Science to design and produce complex computer electromechanical
systems/ controls for Automation equipment. The goal is to create
systems that can develop products from start to finish with little
to no human interference, while utilizing data to drive better
business results, from efficiencies in equipment operations to
quality of our product.
Some of the essential aspects of the position
- Design, evaluate, and build modern complex engineered systems
- Conceptualize, model, and integrate hardware, software, data,
and humans are critical in technology driven multi-disciplinary
- Develop and integrate emerging technology with built in quality
checks (poka-yoke processes), and communications through data
- Will work closely with the IT department as it relates to
integration and network security
What it takes:
- Bachelor’s degree required in Mechatronics Engineering, Systems
Engineer, or the like.
- 3-4 years in an Industrial/ equipment design or build
environment creating systems that utilizes multiple controls
systems with PLC’S, P.C.’S that include data driven measures to
- Ability to program through PLC technology using ladder
- Ability to understand data driven MES solutions aka industry
- Need to know PLC controls and other types of microprocessors,
PC bases systems, operational improvements, and quality checks
through vision systems
- Ability to coach, mentor, train others.
- Ability to go to the shop floor or manufacturing facilities and
debug and trouble shoot many various control systems using
- Ability to think creatively and complete do prototypes, and or
mock-ups of improvement initiatives and ideas.
- This member will need to travel randomly at our Manufacturing
facilities when needed.
We look forward to hearing from you!
Why HNI Corporation?
HNI Corporation (NYSE: HNI) is a manufacturer
of workplace furnishings and building products, operating under two
segments. The workplace furnishings segment is a
leading global designer and provider of commercial furnishings,
going to market under multiple unique brands. The
residential building products segment is the nation’s
leading manufacturer and marketer of hearth products, which include
a full array of gas, electric, wood, and pellet-burning fireplaces,
inserts, stoves, facings, and accessories.
As one of the larger employers in Iowa, HNI Corporation has been
ranked by Industry Week magazine as one of the
“Top 100 Best Managed Companies in the World”,
by Fortune magazine as “The Most Admired
Company” in the furniture industry; and named by Chief
Executive Magazine as one of the world’s best companies
for leadership development.
Leveraged Furniture Operations (LFO)
is the branded name for our furniture manufacturing and operations
structure. This encompasses all roles in manufacturing, plant
engineering, supply chain, distribution and logistics, as well as
some roles in finance and accounting, and human resources. By
centralizing these key functions, we enhance our efficiencies,
reduce costs, and ultimately improve our customer’s experience with
HNI! When you accept a role in LFO, you’ll have the
opportunity to make a significant impact on both our future and
yours with work that matters, empowerment and autonomy, and growth
We invite you to visit us at www.HNICorp.com for the best visual
overview of our organization.
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