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Astec, Inc.

Controls Systems Analyst

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Posted On: Friday, 11th December 2009
Department: Controls
Shift: 1st Shift
Job Type:
Full Time
Duration:
Travel:

Job Description:

  • Must have a basic understanding of electrical circuits and the ability to read and comprehend blueprints.
  • Follow company policies and procedures at all times.
  • Follow proper safety rules and procedures at all times.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Database and Applications Group
  • Wireframe new systems’ functionality and create hierarchy of operator tasks to layout interface
  • Work with Advertising to develop component level graphics
  • Layout interface pages, color schemes and graphic components to reduce click-count and maximize process flow (User Experience)
  • Create animation level graphics (fill level, run and alarm status layers, etc.), buttons and icons
  • Mock-up interfaces and work with Controls Engineers to create functional UI
  • Conduct market research (Operators, Sales, Service, etc.) to improve user interface design
  • Download new programs to scale heads from computers
  • Test and troubleshoot the controls product line*
  • Create training media for controls product line* (ex. Cheat sheets)
  • Train controls and service personnel on new scale heads
  • Field Support at customer sites
  • Video Documentation
  • R & D Group
  • Assist in the design, development, prototyping, testing, assembly and production of new products
  • Ensure ergonomic and aesthetic design of new products for functionality and concurrency with greater Astec branding
  • Create 3D models for printed components
  • Create logos, labels, packaging, etc. for new products
  • Video Documentation
  • Other
  • Create patent drawings for new products
  • Create auxiliary media for internal and external use (Videos, infographics, cheat sheets, etc.)
  • Assist Engineering technical writers with Controls documentation on request

Preferred Skills:

  • Associates degree in Applied Science or Computer
  • Must be able to work satisfactorily as a team member.
  • Problem solving ability and time management skill are required
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision is required

Company Profile

Astec, Inc., a member of the Astec Industries, Inc. family of companies, is the world leader in both hot and warm mix asphalt equipment technology, support, and training. Astec, Inc. is the only manufacturer in the world to offer a complete line of portable, relocatable, and stationary asphalt plant equipment as well as soil remediation equipment and wood pellet plants. Astec, Inc. produces equipment under the Astec and Dillman brands.

Our core values are:

  • Continuous devotion to meeting the needs of our customers.
  • Honesty and integrity in all aspects of business.
  • Respect for all individuals.
  • Preserving entrepreneurial spirit and innovation.
  • Safety, quality and productivity as means to ensure success.

Our company's core purpose is to improve the quality of life for people all over the world by building equipment to improve the world’s infrastructure.

We invite you to learn more about Astec, Inc. and what we have to offer to prospective associates.

Astec, Inc. is a Drug Free Workplace, Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer

Company Benefits

Astec, Inc. offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package as part of its commitment to associates. Benefit highlights include:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan (including company match)
  • Opportunities for advancement through job posting
  • Paid Days Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Educational Assistance
  • Payroll Direct Deposit Option
  • TN Valley Credit Union Membership Option
  • Active company safety program
  • Friendly work environment

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