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Controls Engineer

Location:
United States
Posted:
May 30, 2017

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THOMAS H KERSTEN

**** ********* **.

Marysville, OH 43040

Cell: 937-***-****

E-mail: ac0kat@r.postjobfree.com

EXPERIENCE:

**/** ** ******* ***** of AMERICA, Mfg. Marysville, OH

Senior Controls Engineer

Responsibilities include but not limited to: Complete controls systems design - PLC programming, HMI programming, ACAD drawings, panel building, wiring, debug and start-up of sophisticated material handling systems. Capital equipment project management - Equipment specification development, budget development and tracking and project schedule development and management; Equipment reliability, capability and efficiency improvements; Departmental support as electrical lead person; Production floor support through preventing/ troubleshooting machine failures; Manage, train and evaluate technical support staff. Coordinating activities of Maintenance Technicians and Staff level Engineers; Critical systems back up and management.

06/94 to 08/02 A-OK CONTROLS ENGINEERING Saginaw, MI

Senior Controls Engineer

Responsibilities included: Design of control systems to automotive specifications including electrical and fluid power component sizing and specification, panel layouts, power distribution, I/O wiring, PLC programming, servo axis control programming, Variable Frequency drive integration, pneumatic and hydraulic system design, networking, Auto-cad drawings and HMI development.

02/02 to 08/02 Plant Controls Engineer

Provide plant controls engineering support for Means Industries. Responsibilities included: Coordinating capital equipment installations; Power distribution; Complete controls system design (including PLC logic, I/O distribution, Variable Frequency drive integration, component sizing and specification, panel layout and build, debug and start-up); Training maintenance personal and assisting with machine failures.

11/94 to 02/01 Plant Controls Engineer

Provide plant controls engineering support for Delphi Automotive Systems. Responsibilities included: Working with manufacturing engineering; Controls designs to automotive specifications; Error proofing; Assisting skilled trades with troubleshooting machine failures; Controls design installations; Debug and start-up.

06/93 to 06/94 WELDUN INTERNATIONAL Bridgman, MI

Controls Engineer

Responsibilities included: Design of electrical control systems including panel layouts, I/O wiring, PC based programming, drawings on Auto-cad, system debug, installation and start-up.

EDUCATION:

ITT TECHNICAL INSTITUTE Indianapolis, IN

BASAMT -Bachelor of Applied Science in Automated Manufacturing Technology

Graduated with highest honors - 3.9 GPA

ITT TECHNICAL INSTITUTE Grand Rapids, MI

AASEET -Associate of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering Technology

Graduated with honors - 3.5 GPA

ADDITIONAL SKILLS:

Experience programming a variety of PLC's including Allen-Bradley, Modicon, Omron, and Mitsubishi.

Experience programming a variety of HMI's including Allen-Bradley RSView, Allen-Bradley Panelview, Modicon Panelmate, Pro-Face, Omron and Mitsubishi

Experience managing a team of engineers and support level personnel.

Experienced in designing to NEMA, NEC and NFPA regulations and standards

Experience with Digital and Analog circuitry

Experience programming Flo-pro and Nematron PC based systems

Experience with fluid power systems (pneumatic and hydraulic)

Experience with Trimble ICS5000 and SICK distance meters

Experience with industrial networks (DeviceNet and Ethernet)

Experience with Allen-Bradley and Modicon servo systems

Experience with integrating AC and DC drives

Experience with Cognet (DVT) vision systems

Experience with Microscan and Intermec Barcode scanners

Experience with RFID systems (Datalogic and Pepperl & Fuchs)

Experienced working in a MS Windows environment

Trained in KT(Kepner Tregoe) problem solving/ decision making and analytic troubleshooting

Good troubleshooting skills

Good verbal and and witten communication skills

Capable and very willing to work "hands on"



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