Controls Engineer

Responsible for machine standardization, launch, troubleshooting, maintaining and improvement of highly automated controls, robotic and welding systems. This is often accomplished in demanding situations with tight deadlines.

  • Development, testing and improvement of current machine standards.
  • As needed design and program PLC, HMI, robots and other types of electronic or electrical manufacturing equipment.
  • Provide support for installation, controls issues and wiring upgrades on equipment, companywide. Assist in and occasionally lead in the trouble shooting of malfunctioning equipment.
  • Continuous improvement activities such as cycle time reduction, standardization of existing equipment and incorporation of error proofing strategies.

  • Design skills: Able to designing and creating prints.
  • Electrical knowledge: Install hardware and wiring.
  • Technical Skills: Program and debug of automated robotic welding, sealing, fastening and assembly systems.
  • Able to program Panel View (HMI) and PLC.
  • Creative Thinking: Effective problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Attention to Detail: Able to manage project details to ensure perfect quality in work output.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Teamwork Skills: Able to work collaboratively with different team members and different levels of the organization (internal and external).
  • Computer Modeling: Able to utilize computer aided modeling to ensure that workout meets the needs of the customer (internal and external).

Critical Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience (5+ years as a Controls Engineer) required
  • Programming
  • Min 2 years experience with Rockwell and/or CompactLogix/ControlLogix (RSLogix 5000) required
  • Project Management experience preferred
  • Welding experience (MIG and spot welding) preferred
  • Experience with ABB and/or Fanuc robots preferred
  • System integration experience of 2-3 years is preferred.

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