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eFA Controls Engineer in Chandler, AZ at Elite Line Services, Inc.

Date Posted: 6/24/2018

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Job Description


Daifuku America Corporation, the North American affiliate of Daifuku Japan Co., Ltd. and a dynamic high-tech company specializing in automated material handling systems, is currently seeking Controls Engineer.

This job is to provide the Controls System Engineering service of Daifuku AMHS equipment for our customers.

Daifuku AMHS products have been used in the semiconductor fabs for transporting and storing customer’s WIP (Wafer In Process).

As the Engineering service, it requires daily meeting and communication with customers on the phone and email, also communicates with Daifuku designers in Japan.

Therefore the person in this position requires excellent communication skills in listening, writing and speaking.

The accuracy of document descriptions, specification values and the cost estimation are essential tasks for this job.

The person in this position must have the ability to learn new technology in variety fields in very short time. 

i.e. electronics, networking, server platform, VMware, application software configuration running over MS windows server or Linux environment.


  • Obtain requirements in detail from our customer via telephone conferences and F2F meetings.
  • Provide the technical proposals among Daifuku product line, customize the products configuration to fit given requirement while verifying with Daifuku designers for the feasibility, cost and lead-time of the proposal
  • Verify the design and product specification against all technical and safety standards such SEMI, NEC to make sure the design of the product compiles those standards and be certifies by 3rd
  • Generate AMHS controls system specification package using MS PowerPoint or/and MS Word and MS Excel by the given due date from the customer.
  • Generate Engineering cost sheet for each project from the cost template, verifying with Daifuku Production Control Dept. in Japan and obtaining the quote from US suppliers.
  • Support Senior Control Engineer for multiple-projects at the same time.


  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Possess strong oral and written communication kills
  • Ability to effectively present Daifuku products
  • Must be able to respond and follow up on questions and inquiries from internal and external customers
  • Must be able to work overtime for the meeting with DFK designers in Japan, package generation by the tight due date
  • Required to travel around 0 to 3 times per month (Majority trips are in Domestic and International travel to Asia and Europe depending on the project site)
  • Must be highly motivated to coordinate resources toward successful completion of projects
  • Must have a valid US state issued driver license and a valid passport
  • Be flexible to travel in very short notice
  • Self-management of time and health is essential for this work since we have very limited resource in our department.
  • Must be able to work at high-speed pace, under a lot of pressure and adopt cultural and language difference between US and Japan

Daifuku America Corporation offers an excellent total compensation/benefit package

including Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Account, and 401K. Interested candidates should send resumes to Human Resources Department. No phone calls, drops-ins, or third party agency solicitation accepted.

Daifuku America Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to workforce diversity. M/F/D/V encouraged to apply. All resumes are held in confidence.

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

Federal contractor and subcontractor

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