• Controls Engineer Lead Sr

    Location US-OH-Springfield
    Job ID
    # of Positions
    Internal Title
    Controls Engineer Lead Sr
    Position Type
    Regular Full Time Employee
    Manufacturing Operations
    Less Than 10%
    Relocation Offered
    ERP Eligibility
    Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus
  • Overview

    Navistar International Corporation is a leading North American truck manufacturer with great products, strong market positions and best-in-class distribution. For 175 years we have had a 100% commitment to doing what it takes to satisfy our customers, and our commitment today is as strong as ever. We are rededicated to strengthening our core businesses. Our recent investments and product launches position us for success. It all starts with a comprehensive approach and a team effort from our employees. So we’re looking for exceptionally talented and results-oriented individuals to join us and deliver on our promises to our customers, dealers, employees and shareholders.


    We are seeking a Lead Controls Engineers who will have responsibility for developing, implementing 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 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

    Evaluates, selects and orders equipment that is most appropriate and cost effective for the manufacture of company products. Oversees the
    installation, modification, upgrade and maintenance of manufacturing equipment. Maintains current records on equipment manufacturers’ technical notices, upgrades and safety issues. Studies equipment performance and reliability. Establishes programs and solutions for increasing uptime and for equipment problems that affect the manufacturing process. Provides technical support to the manufacturing equipment repair and process engineering organizations. Defines and writes preventative maintenance schedules.


    Basic Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree and at least 8 years of product manufacturing experience
    • At least 1 year of lead experience 


    • Master’s degree and at least 6 years of product manufacturing experience
    • At least 1 year of lead experience 


    • At least 10 years of product manufacturing experience
    • At least 1 year of lead 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:

    • Experience with a start-up manufacturing operation
    • Expert knowledge of controls systems
    • Strong communication skills
    • Electrical Engineering Degree Preferred 


    • Action Oriented
    • Positive Attitude
    • Drive for Results
    • Integrity and Trust
    • Problem Solving
    • Technical Learning

    It's Uptime at International

    Visit us at www.Navistar.com to discover more about our organization


    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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