Controls Engineer

Hastings, Michigan

Post Date: 06/20/2017 Job ID: 4490 Industry: Engineering & Technical

Position Overview:

Develops new and maintains existing press and automation control systems; including quoting and specifying products, development of bills of material, associated schematic drawings, and operating manuals.


Position Reports To:

Director of Technical Services


Specific Duties:

1.     Provides technical support to sales and research by specifying control devices and material solutions to repair or upgrade existing control systems

2.     Provides technical support to customers for troubleshooting existing control system problems

3.     Provides technical support to shop floor and   field services during system installations and start ups

4.     Plans and formulates aspects of control system proposals for new or modified control systems, defining scope, schedule and cost of projects.

5.     Reviews and analyzes sales proposals to determine if the product can be delivered as specified.

6.     Approves and submits proposals considered feasible to management for consideration and allocation of funds for the production of new or modified control systems.

7.     Generates appropriate bills of materials, schematic drawings, and specification documents to allow for the

production and installation of control systems.

8.   Generates or assists in the generation of standard operating procedures to be used by manufacturing when producing a salable product.

9.     Follow and implement all applicable standards and customer requirements, including local and national safety standards such as OSHA, ANSI, and CSA

10.   Other duties as assigned.


CriticalJob Skills/Competency Expectations:

1.   Bachelor' s degree in Electrical Engineering {machine controls) or equivalent required.

2.               Develop and maintain PLC equipment control and safety software, based upon variety of programmable controllers such as SIEMENS 57, Allen Bradley RSLogix and Guardlogix, PILl PSS, and others

3.     Develop HMI software based on SIEMENS WinCe, Allen Bradley Factory Talk View, and others

4.     Experience with Microsoft   Office Suites.

5.    Ability to handle multiple projects in a fast paced environment.

6.     Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills.

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