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Controls Engineer

Location: MI

Job Type: Perm

Our client is seeking a Controls Engineer

Responsibilities

  • Program PLC & HMI controls from reference with assistance.
  • Program and troubleshoot control systems by working with the assembly and engineering teams.
  • Ability to instruct FSEs in the operation and startup of our machinery and controls systems.
  • Ensure effective communication with customers, product and project managers, and team members in defining system requirements, system operation, and schedule planning
  • Provide support of new and existing equipment by providing on-site or phone support. Requires an understanding of our machines and their controls systems.
  • Lead machine start-ups and coordination of installation services.
  • Ability to train other Controls Engineers and Electrical Engineers.

Requirements
  • BSEE with emphasis on controls or systems design or demonstrable knowledge of Electrical and Control System concepts used in our industry.
  • 5+ years’ experience preferred
  • Variable frequency drive experience
  • PLC experience: Proficiency with AB and Siemens required (Mitsubishi, GE, Omron, and others are a plus).
  • Understanding of industrial networking
  • Understanding of pneumatics/hydraulics design
  • Robot control experience (ABB, Fanuc, or Kuka)
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally (40-60%)
  • Ability to read and correct electrical prints if necessary.
  • Experienced with AutoCAD Electrical.· Ability to manage multiple projects and work within a cross-functional team environment.
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office products.
  • Ability to effectively communicate to internal and external customers.
  • Is consistent, dependable and accurate in carrying out responsibilities.
  • Uses tact and diplomacy when dealing with others.

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