Knoll Inc. Controls Technician in East Greenville, Pennsylvania

Controls Technician

Tracking Code 1550-056

Job Description


Knoll is a constellation of design-driven brands and people, working together with our clients to create inspired modern interiors. Since 1938, we’ve been thinking about how people interact with their environments, and how their environments impact what they do. Our strength in office systems, seating, furniture, textiles, leather, architectural accessories allows us to compose integrated solutions from products and services that naturally work together.

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The controls technician will monitor, diagnose, and resolve equipment issues while working directly with maintenance, engineering, and operators. Drive continuous improvement opportunities on our production lines to increase safety, productivity, and quality. Expectation to troubleshoot servo drives, analog and digital sensors, PLCs, HMIs, safety devices, and programmable software. Individual must be able to work in a team based environment with minimal supervision.

  • Performs all their duties in an open and objective manner, utilizing a “best practice” mindset to drive continuous improvement in all job-related functions

  • Manage SCADA type devices

  • Assist engineering in design, modification, and implementation of new equipment

  • Make recommendations for continual process, cost and efficiency improvements.

  • Ability to work with OEM telephone technical support to trouble shoot issues

Required Skills

  • Ability to read, understand, and modify electrical schematics

  • Understanding of CODESYS preferred

  • Strong computer skills

  • Self-motivated and highly organized with strong time management skills

  • Ability to work in an often fast paced, hectic, and demanding environment

Required Experience

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Experience with machine level device communications (profibus, Modbus, or similar)

  • Experience with wood working equipment from Homag, Biesse, IMA a plus


Associates Degree or equivalent practical knowledge in Electronics Technology, Industrial Technology, or Automation

Job Location East Greenville, Pennsylvania, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular

We are an equal opportunity employer.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.