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Controls Engineer Lead

Controls Engineer Lead

Job ID 
# of Positions 
Internal Title 
Project Mgr Lead - Tech
Position Type 
Regular Employee
Program Management
Less Than 10%
Relocation Offered 
ERP Eligibility 
Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus


Navistar - IC Bus, LLC is North America’s largest integrated manufacturer of school buses, IC Bus is a global leader in passenger protection, chassis design, engines and ergonomics. The company is also a producer of commercial buses. All IC Bus™ brand buses are sold, serviced and supported through a renowned dealer network that offers an integrated customer program encompassing parts, training and service. Additional information is available at

We are seeking a Controls Engineer Lead who will have responsibility for developing and maintaining equipment standards. Responsibilities include:

  • Design control systems for complex automated systems “from the ground up”, including developing panel layouts, power distribution and controls wiring diagrams, PLC programs and HMI programs.
  • Will work closely and should be very familiar with Allen Bradley PLC-5, SLC 5103 & 5104 and Control Logix PLC’s and Allen Bradley Panel View and Panel View Plus HMI’s. 
  • A background in both manufacturing and process controls along with a strong understanding of instrumentation, analog signaling and basic electronics would be very helpful.

Position Purpose and Requirements

Manages the development and implementation process of The company’s products and services. Coordinates departmental or cross-functional teams, focused on delivering new or upgrading existing products. Monitors the project from initiation through delivery including planning and directing schedules and monitoring budget/spending. Organizes cross-functional activities, ensuring completion of the project i.e. product on schedule and within budget constraints. This job manages specific projects that have a distinct beginning and end.


Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 5 years of technical project/program management experience


  • At least 7 years of technical project/program management experience

Additional Requirements

  • Qualified candidates, excluding current Navistar employees, must be legally authorized on an unrestricted basis (US Citizen, Legal Permanent Resident, Refugee or Asylee) to be employed in the United States. Navistar does not anticipate providing employment related work sponsorship for this position (e.g., H-1B status)

Desired Skills:

  • VFD commissioning
  • Knowledge of hazardous locations
  • Knowledge of resistance welding
  • Knowledge of servo robots


  • Ethics and Navistar Values
  • Positive Attitude
  • Comfort Around Higher Mngt
  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • Drive for Results

Compliance/Marketing Requirements

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Navistar is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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