Automation Controls Engineer

Sterling Heights, MI | Full Time Direct Hire

Post Date: 12/13/2017 Industry: Manufacturing Branch:

The Automation Controls Engineer is responsible for activities related to process controls, installation, support, and testing of all equipment including robotics, assembly, on-line fixtures, conveyer systems, etc. on all new built machines in accordance with customer and company specifications.  Work closely with integrator s to ensure all equipment and/or systems meet company and customer specifications.     

  • 5+ years experience with set-up, installation and troubleshooting electrical controls, process logic controls, and robotic systems. 
  • Ability to read and comprehend electrical prints 
  • ability to understand pneumatic and hydraulic controls
  • Knowledge of ABB and FANUC robots; Allen Bradley, SLC500, RSLogix 5000 (Including Safety Guard Logix) Factory Talk ME.
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD Electrical
  • Understanding of Ethernet Networks and changing IP addresses of computers and other devices.
  • Understanding of Ethernet/TCP and Device Net Communication protocols.
  • Knowledge of safety circuits
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Proficient in Windows & and Office
  • Ensure that all safety devices function correctly.
  • Oversee installation of new equipment and upgrading of existing and assist in the launch of production.
  • Assist in or coordinate tooling adjustments. Train operators as applicable.
  • Develop and co-ordinate continuous improvement initiatives to improve quality and quantity of products is produced.
  • Perform or assist the repair or modification to wiring in control panel
  • Propose design and assist/coordinate the assembly of robotic devices or systems
  • Develop robotic path motions to maximize efficiency, safety, and quality
  • Ensure all electrical drawings are kept up to date (AutoCAD Electrical)
  • Work closely with Corporate team members on various projects
  • Assist maintenance department in supporting production
  • Follow time line for projects Monitor and maintain spares inventory for all robots, assembly systems and all other systems in scope of support at plants.
  • Use safety procedures in all work and according to company Health & Safety, Environmental and Housekeeping Policies
  •  Perform any other duties that may be specifically or generally assigned
  • Work with and cover for Automation Controls Engineers/Technicians at other company locations when called upon.

Daniel Stevens

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