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Controls Engineer

San Jose Iturbide, GUA, MX, 37980

Your Career Begins at Timken

If you're ready for a challenging career that provides you with the ability to advance personally and professionally, look to Timken. Our associates make the world more productive by improving the efficiency and reliability of the machinery that keeps industry in motion.


This as associate will function as part of the process engineering department, supporting the process with knowledge of machine controls, SCADA systems and locally being the first point of contact for Data acquisition technologies and remote support systems. Internally associate will be supporting the various data handling technologies present at plant level (KBE, MII, IGNITION, etc.) while also with the guidance of corporate and OEM performing software optimizations and ladder logic improvements for existing process and participate together with process engineers in the troubleshooting on PLC (and machine software) related issues.



  • Support the KBE technology on plant.
  • Support the Ignition project implementation and maintenance.
  • Keep updated PLC and HMI backups library of critical equipment.
  • With the help of OEM and corp follow programming changes in support of department engineers as they test/make improvements to the process to include basic PLC and HMI programming.
  • Perform basic PLC and HMI maintenance routines.
  • Maintain and test remote assistance platforms for OEM connection to assets.
  • Participate on machine overhaul and modification projects from an electronic/ electric and controls perspective.
  • Maintain communication with machine OEM for software updates/modifications of existing assets.
  • Work cross-functionally with Operations, Engineering, Quality, Safety, and IT to develop and deploy manufacturing controls such as automated poka-yokes/vision systems and software restrictions.
  • Update, and troubleshoot automation equipment and PLC’s.
  • Ability to wire, install and integrate new sensors or actuators in support of process department engineers.
  • Be first point of contact for software or communication improvements form corporative.
  • Troubleshoot issues with industrial communication networks (OPC/ethernet ip / profibus/ profinet)
  • Ability to learn and support software and components across multiple brand of automation equipment (Siemens / Mitsubishi / Allen Bradley)
  • Support in keeping updated electrical and schematic drawing of machines.


Education / Experience

  • Preferred – Bachelor Degree in Engineer with 2+ years’ experience in Manufacturing enviroment.

All qualified applicants shall be treated equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences and other employment standards. There will be no discrimination due to gender or gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran/military status or any other basis protected by applicable law.




The Timken Company designs a growing portfolio of engineered bearings and industrial motion products that improve the reliability and efficiency of global machinery and equipment to move the world forward. Timken posted $4.5 billion in sales in 2022 and employs more than 20,000 people globally, operating from 46 countries.

Why Choose Timken?

  • Over a century of knowledge and innovation
  • A culture of top performance
  • A global, diverse environment
  • Products that contribute to a sustainable world
  • A conviction to improve communities around us
  • Competitive salary and benefits

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