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PLC Controls Engineer

MPA Companies, Inc
Hickory, North Carolina, United States
December 10, 2018

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Hickory, NC area

Job Description

Our global manufacturing leader is searching for talented Controls/ Design Engineers to be responsible for new and upgrades for electro-mechanical equipment and systems. Involved in designing, building, testing, troubleshooting, repairing and modifying software to support the multiple production operations.


--- Develop electrical and controls system design solutions based on engineering principles and providing aultomated production solutions.

--- Perform technical calculations supporting design including electrical requirements, robotic safety standards, and motor controls.

--- Define equipment and upgrades for assembly lines and individual pieces of equipment. Design of customized solutions including manufacturing automation and safety systems.

--- Build and validate systems which include pneumatic, servos, variable drives, relays, communication networks, touchscreens, push button and robotic integration.

--- Provide technical support from line conception to installation and operation.

--- Create documentation such as operations manuals, programming diagrams, network diagrams, and electrical drawings.

--- Resolve operational problems related to projects and minimize delays or unexpected cost increases.

--- Responsible for project success whether project leader or as part of a project team.

--- Ensure all relevant safety objectives and legal requirements are observed for all work completed.

--- Interpret operational interruptions, identify and address design parameters and engineering problems and ensure solutions are implemented accurately.

--- Support commissioning of new assembly lines and systems onsite and at supplier facilities.


--- BS Electrical Engineering degree with 5+ years experience in control and electrical system design utilizing Siemens, Allen Bradley RSLogix 5000, AutoCAD Electrical for manufacturing plants.

--- Skills in automated industrial system designs including specification of vision, power, sensor, inspection, and communications systems. Programming experience is required.

--- Able to work In the USA without sponsorship, now or in the future.

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