The Controls Engineer will be expected to have sound controls engineering fundamentals and be comfortable troubleshooting PLC-based equipment. The candidate must be independent, proactive, and very hands-on, spending significant time on the manufacturing line where the equipment is used. The ideal candidate takes pride in his/her hands-on and analytical abilities, organization skills, and attention to detail. He/She is self-motivated, receptive to feedback, and appreciates an environment where superior work is encouraged, noticed and rewarded.
Education: B.S in Electrical, Mechanical, Mechatronics, Controls System, or Manufacturing Engineering field (or equivalent experience and evidence of exceptional ability). Minimum 3-5 Years exp. in PLC programming (Siemans or Beckhoff preferred). Strong understanding of ladder logic, structured text, communication protocols. Strong understanding of industrial robotics a plus (Fanuc preferred). Strong understanding of common PLC components such as various types of sensors, conveyors, network switches, power supplies, HV Parker panels, etc. Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot issues and conduct root cause analysis. Understanding of HMI development using (Siemens WinCC preferred, Ignition is a strong plus). Python and SQL preferred. Basic experience with creating schematics. Experience in high volume manufacturing of complex assemblies preferred. Proven ability to research information, solve challenging problems, and coordinate projects under tight timing constraints. Demonstrated talent in setting up, running, and maintaining/troubleshooting high precision manufacturing equipment and process. Knowledgeable about quality practices (i.e. IQC, OQC, DOE, etc.). Able to work on multiple projects with tight deadlines. Comfortable with ambiguity, a fast-paced environment, and in a role with broad scope. Self-starting and proactive, able to work with little to no direction. Able to communicate clearly using excellent written and verbal skill across cultures and geographic regions.