Controls Specialist
GAF Materials Corporation - Mobile, AL

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GAF, founded in 1886, is a $3 billion company with 3,200 employees and is a leader in the building materials industry. As North America's largest roofing manufacturer, GAF has build 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 ductwork, chromium 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 industry.

Labeled best in quality and most-recommended by our customers, GAF believes that employees remain our greatest strength and best competitive advantage. It takes more than shingles to make a quality roof; it takes more than roofing products to make GAF the $3 billion company it is today. It takes you .

Join us as we fulfill your dreams and the American Dream - One Roof At A Time.

We are looking for a technically savvy Controls 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. You will work closely with the Senior Controls Specialist and Plant Engineer.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
· 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 equipment modification.
· 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 employees.
· Manage contractors and maintenance staff during project installations.
· Create electrical training programs for electrical, instrument, and mechanical teams to stay abreast of federal, state and local regulations.
· Partner with Senior Controls Specialist to develop the five-year capital planning and the annual electrical operating budget.

A High School Diploma coupled with two to five years of demonstrated experience in an industrial continuous process atmosphere. 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 skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
Associates or Bachelors degree in Engineering, Instrumentation, Electrical, 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.

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Building Materials Corporation of America (BMCA), doing business as GAF Materials, wants to keep your roof looking spiffy. BMCA, which deals...