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Senior Controls Engineer Automated Equipment - MI #5068

Company:
Absolute Opportunities
Location:
Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
Posted:
November 14, 2018

Description:

Senior Controls Engineer – Automated Equipment - MI #5068

Relocation No

Location Grand Rapids MI

The Senior Controls Engineer will lead a group of Controls Engineers in working with Project Managers and shop personnel to design, implement and document control systems for various types of automation and robotic equipment. You will be deeply involved with electrical/hydraulic pneumatic design, peripheral device programming, PLC programming, machine power-up, debug, power-up and validation / buyoff. Duties include:

Conduct electrical/hydraulic pneumatic design, peripheral device programming, machine PLC programming, coordinate the machine debug, power-up, and machine validation with build and electrical teams and provide customer documentation as needed

Ability and comfort programming PLC, HMI, Robots AutoCAD, Motion Control, Pneumatics, Hydraulics, Vision Systems and other types of electronic devices

Support Electricians and entire project team including Project Manager, Machine Builders and customer team

Flexibility and comfort troubleshooting issues that arise

Detailed-oriented open issues tracking

Travel to install site for install and runoffs with customer when applicable and necessary

Professional management of customer relationship and requests

Real-time communication with company management on developments

Teach less experienced Controls Engineers and Electricians

Education and Experience Requirements

At least five (5) years’ experience with automated equipment / machinery

Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering preferred

Experience with welding applications preferred

Ability to design electrical schematics in AutoCAD Electrical or similar software

Team player, able to take direction and be self-directed

High regard for safety standards

Bottom line requirements we need notes on with candidate submittal:

1. 5+ years of experience with automated equipment / machinery.

2. Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering preferred.

3. Experience with welding applications preferred.

4. Ability to design electrical schematics in AutoCAD Electrical or similar software.