Controls Engineer

Temperance, MI 48182

Posted: 03/03/2021 Job Number: 15769417

Job Description

ASSIGNMENTS / DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
" Supports other Controls Engineers, electrical designer, shop floor electricians, and electrical panel builders.
" Expert on PLC programming languages, operator interface programming languages and hardware design.
" Works closely with Application Engineers to develop concepts and support sales engineering as needed.
" Manage internal design reviews and participate in design reviews with customer.
" Develop project milestones with the Project Management Department.
" Provide cost estimates for controls design and build.
" Maintain the customer standards for all designs.
" Domestic and international travel to customer sites will be required.
" Develop and implement standard engineering practices and standard operating procedures to implement a world class controls department.

SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, ETC:
" The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or associate's degree with proven experience in related field(s).
" 3+ years of professional experience in electrical and controls work, machine tool and automation experience preferred.
" Strong understanding of engineering fundamentals. " Strong knowledge and experience with engineering principles and procedures that apply to machine design, machine safety and risk assessment, part handling, robotic end-of-arm-tool design, semi-automated work cell layout, robotic work cell layout, process flow, operator ergonomics and machine aesthetics
" Strong computer skills and knowledge in the following area (job costing, accounting, project milestone techniques and procedures, personal and group time management, structuring meeting and leadership techniques.)
" Thorough understanding of coordinated motion control technologies, PID setup, control, and tuning, mechanical drive train design including the application of stepper motors, servo motors, pneumatics, and hydraulics.
" Advanced knowledge of Rockwell Automation PLC programming platforms: RSLogix 500, 5000, Studio 5000, Connected Components Workbench, (Omron CX-Programmer, Siemens S7, Mitsubishi GXWorks 2/3 or others are a plus).
" Advanced knowledge of Rockwell Automation HMI development software: FactoryTalk View Studio ME, Studio 5000 View Designer, (Automation Direct C-More, Proface GP-ProX, EasyBuilder Pro, or others are a plus).
" Vision system programming experience: Keyence, Cognex, Teledyne DALSA
" Experience programming and integrating Fanuc and Yaskawa robots (other brands are a plus). * Robot pathing and internal I/O logic
" Interfacing with connected PLC " TCP and user frame teaching/adjusting, as well as setting up safety features such as Fanuc DCS / Yaskawa FSU setup
" Relevant experience in: * Design for manufacturing
" Design for automation
" Special purpose machinery
" Industrial robots
" Industrial machine control systems
" Ability to read electrical schematics and size electrical components
" Experience in the Automotive industry is a plus.
" Travel to assist with startup and debug could be as much as 20%-30%.

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