Controls Technician

Date: Jan 11, 2023

Location: Dayton – Ohio, US, 45377

Company: Heraeus

Controls Technician
Location Dayton – Ohio
Full Time

Imagine a job where you will have the opportunity to do exciting and challenging work while collaborating with extraordinary colleagues. A company that invests in you and your career, providing the training, mentoring, development, and support you need to be successful now and in the future. If you want a career without limits with a market-leading, family-owned, global company where you can make an impact, then imagine an opportunity at Heraeus. Every day, our worldwide team of around 16,200 employees brings forward new ideas and solutions that are impacting and transforming everything from healthcare and renewable energy to e-mobility, high-tech, and telecommunications.




As an employer, we offer open space - For Designers. For Forward Thinkers. For Doers. Innovation has been the secret of our sustained business success for 165 years, and you can have the opportunity to apply your knowledge to help us write that next chapter of success.


Here are just a few of the things you will get to do:


  • Respnsible for abrupt controls and instrumentation chemical equipment failure maintenance and preventative equipment maintenance to ensure that production equipment continues to run smoothly and building systems operate efficiently.
  • Diagnose and test the performance of electrical components and spare parts and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Responsible for controls & instrumentation maintenance of production equipment, perform issue analysis and resolve according to work orders/maintenance request (equipment includes, but is not limited to: chemical reactor, chiller units, vacuum pumps, air handling unit, and air compressors).
  • Seek opportunities for process and instrumentation improvement and take responsibility for collaborating with others to implement approved changes.
  • Lead and point of contact for all controls & instrumentation equipment failures. Escalate when appropriate and needed to Maintenance supervisor.
  • Support the work order system as directed.
  • Participate in On Call program and work overtime as needed to cover off shift and weekends.




We are looking for people who are not just open to new ideas, but want to bring fresh thinking, energy and a creative perspective to their work. Some of the traits and qualifications the ideal candidate would possess include:


  • A minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent and 3-5 years of experience in a role supporting a controls enabled manufacturing environment is required.
  • Experience in a chemical, pharmaceutical or food manufacturing environment is preferred with a minimum of 3 years of progressive industrial maintenance experience.
  • A diploma from a technical or trade school is preferred.  We will consider applicants with technical certification without industrial experience.
  • Must have experience with two or more of the following trades: mechanical, electrical, and controls. Must be able to understand contracts and systems manuals as well as be able to read blueprints. Interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate in a professional manner are required. 
  • Teamwork skills, the ability to multi-task, and the ability to troubleshoot and solve problems are required.
  • Ability to obtain a forklift license upon being hired.
  • Must have prior experience collaborating with contractors.

Nearest Major Market: Dayton
Nearest Secondary Market: Cincinnati