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Controls Engineer

Company: Dana Corp
Location: Columbia
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Dana is a global leader in the supply of highly engineered driveline, sealing, and thermal-management technologies that improve the efficiency and performance of vehicles with both conventional and alternative-energy powertrains. Serving three primary markets - passenger vehicle, commercial truck, and off-highway equipment - Dana provides the world's original-equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket with local product and service support through a network of nearly 100 engineering, manufacturing, and distribution facilities.

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 PLC's 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 and develop PLC solutions to meet the needs of the business as it relates to manufacturing operations

  • Design and engineering of programmable logic controls (PLC's) and modifications for a wide variety of manufacturing production equipment

  • 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

  • Maintain and produce Electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and other industrial schematics

  • Maintain and update CAD drawings

  • Specifying and correctly applying a variety of robotic multi-axis motion control platforms

  • Machine vision experience and knowledge (Keyence, Cognex, Datalogic, etc)

  • Systems integration of 3rd party equipment and peripherals

  • Technical writing

    Job Qualifications/Requirements

    • BSEE from an accredited university or college (or equivalent training and experience) and a minimum of 3years of relevant experience utilizing the skills listed above.

    • Minimum 3years of experience working as a Controls Engineer or similar experience

    • Proficient experience with Allen Bradley FactoryTalk and Studio 5000

    • Computer and controls programming experience in relevant programming languages including

      • Ladder logic

      • Human-Machine Interface (HMI) software

      • Microsoft SQL Database, computer software programming abilities (C++, Visual Basic, etc)

      • Experience with industrial robots - Fanuc, Epson, ABB preferred

      • Able to create/update electrical schematics using Solid Edge or AutoCAD

      • Able to work a flexible schedule and overtime when needed

      • Should have excellent project management and organizational skills, with the ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously

        We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Keywords: Dana Corp, Columbia , Controls Engineer, Other , Columbia, South Carolina

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