Controls Engineer

Sterling Heights, MI 48314

Post Date: 03/12/2018 Job ID: J789241 Industry: Automotive Branch: Pay Rate: 80,000-85,000 per year

Job Summary

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, conveyor systems, etc. on all new build machines in accordance with customer and client specifications. Work closely with integrates to ensure all equipment and/or system meet client and customer specifications.

Responsibilities and Duties

Responsibilities and Duties

* 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 panels.

* 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 timelines 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 client 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 client facilities when called upon.

 

 

Qualifications and Skills

* 5+ year experience with set-up, install, 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 EthernetIP/TCP and Device Net Communication protocols.

* Knowledge of safety circuits.

* Mechanical aptitude.

* Proficient in Windows & and Office.

Benefits

Salary: $80,000.00 to $85,000/year

Blue Cross Blue Shield Medical/Dental/Vision

2 Weeks Paid Vacation 1st year

Must know how to write PLC, previous experience with electrical, machine maintenance and/or installation is a plus. 


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