Controls Engineer

Sterling Heights, MI 48314 | Direct Hire

Post Date: 07/27/2018 Job ID: LUT345 Industry: Automotive Branch: Pay Rate: 80,000-85,000/year

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 build machines in accordance with customer and client specifications. Work closely with integrators to ensure all equipment and/or system meet client and customer specifications.

* 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.

* 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

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