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Controls Engineer

Company: Jobot
Location: Columbia
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Automotive Industry Supplier/ManufacturerThis Jobot Job is hosted by: Ben JosephAre you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply Now" button and sending us your resume.Salary: $70,000 - $90,000 per yearA bit about us:American worldwide supplier of drivetrain, sealing, and thermal-management technologies.Why join us?great benefits, work culture, advancement opportunitiesJob DetailsEssential Duties and Responsibilities 1.Provide support for programming and troubleshooting of production equipment, computerized equipment, Personal Computers, and Programmable Logic Controls.2.Support model year changes and warranty process changes.3.Design and implement process changes to improve cost, safety, quality, speed, and data integrity.4.Maintain and troubleshoot computerized machinery.5.Provide technical support as needed.6.Assist with special projects.Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but not limited to the following. Other duties may be assigned as necessary.

  • Provide day-to-day support for all division PLCs and their related hardware, software and equipment.
  • Respond to the needs of users concerning the use of the equipment, troubleshooting, problem solving and training.
  • Implement standard engineering practices as well as provide detailed documentation upon project completion.
  • Recommend architect and develop PLC solutions to meet the needs of the business as it relates to manufacturing operations.
  • Design and engineering of programmable logic controls (PLCs) and modifications for a wide variety of manufacturing production equipment and maintain schematics.
  • SCADA system and HMI controls development
  • Represent and/or Support Engineering team during the R&D phase of new machines and concepts
  • Direct electrical assembly activities such as panel fabrication and component wiring
  • Specifying and correctly applying a variety of robotic multi-axis motion control platforms
  • Machine vision
  • Systems integration of 3rd party equipment and peripherals
  • Technical writingOther Duties
    • Performs any other duties as assigned.
    • Serve on teams or committees as needed.Job Qualifications/RequirementsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
      • Is consistently at work and on time.
      • Should be a self-starter and possess initiative and be able to work with minimal supervision.
      • Excellent problem-solving ability
      • Contributes to building a positive team spirit and displays a great attitude.
      • Able to work a flexible schedule and overtime when needed and be available by telephone during off hours to assist in trouble shooting system breakdowns
      • Should have excellent project management and organizational skills, with the ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously.
      • Strong understanding of products and production processes.
      • Knowledge of quality control standards and systems
      • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
      • Concentrated attention to detail and accuracy.
      • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.
      • Strong computer skills including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, etc..
      • 1 to 3 years of experience working as a PLC technician or engineer designing PLC's and modifications
      • Must possess experience in network systems and terminal server.
      • Computer and controls programming experience in relevant programming languages including ---Siemens and Allen-Bradley PLC---Rockwell Software SQL---Microsoft SQL Database programming---Human-Machine Interface (HMI) software---Visual Basic,
        • Experience working on Electric Motor Starters, Motion Controllers, Drives, Disconnects and Switch Gears
        • Must be able to setup and maintain data collection processes.
        • Able to integrate a variety of field instrumentation such as flow meters, automatic valves, pressure transmitters, proximity switches, temperature controllers and measuring devices.
        • Competent in robot integration and possess knowledge of "ANSI/RIA R15.06-2012: Industrial Robots and Robotic Systems - Safety Requirements"
        • Working knowledge of NEC Article 409, "NFPA 79: Electrical Standard for Industrial Machinery", and UL 508A (Supplement SB)
        • Able to create/update electrical schematics using CADKEY, Solid Edge or AutoCAD
        • Ability to travel including the possibility of international travel. Driver's license and passport required.
        • Eligibility to work in the US, sponsorship is not availablePhysical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
          • Must have the ability to stand and/or sit for extended periods of time; stoop, kneel, bend, twist, reach, push, pull, grasp, and pinch on a continual basis; and work with oils and lubricants.
          • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10-20 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 20-50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 70 pounds.
          • Good manual dexterity for the use of common office equipment such as computer, calculator, copiers and FAX machines. The employee is frequently required to use hand to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls.
          • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
          • Employees may be subject to random drug and alcohol testing.Work Environment While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to vibration. The noise level in the work environment is unusually loud. Other activities include sitting for extended periods of time and extensive work at a computer and/or calculator and regular use of the telephone.Education and/or Experience RequirementsBSEE from an accredited university or college (or equivalent training and experience) and a minimum of 1 year of relevant experience utilizing the skills listed above. Professional Quality Accreditation preferred. Prior experience in the automotive industry is preferred. Must have a good command of the English language, both written and verbal.Personal Protective Equipment
            • The use of Safety Glasses required
            • Ear Plugs must be worn at all times unless otherwise designated.
            • Approved Safety Shoes are also required.Supervisory ResponsibilitiesThis job has no supervisory responsibilities.Interested in hearing more? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply Now" button.

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