Controls Engineer in Saint Clair, MI at Auria

Date Posted: 11/7/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position Specific Requirements (PSR):

  • Update, modify and continuously improve existing controls systems including robotic programs, Allen Bradley ladder logic, relay logic, electrical distribution, motor controls, multiple operator interfaces, hydraulics and pneumatics distribution control
  • Design and develop new machine controls involving robotics, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and vision applications
  • Coordinate in a professional manner with engineering and maintenance on existing machine controls modifications and issues keeping existing equipment function and production running
  • Knowledge of machine and plant networking solutions
  • Able to work with OEMs to guarantee new equipment is designed and built to the facility’s safety and controls standards
  • Knowledge of the integration of barcode scanners/cameras into PLC control systems
  • Provide electrical support for injection molding press systems. Provide electrical support for injection molding robotics
  • Integrate assembly verification/poke yoke systems into existing equipment
  • Identify cost reduction opportunities
  • Candidate is expected to teach themselves functionality of new devices and controls systems as technology advances and equipment is updated
  • Assures that all systems are maintained at maximum acceptable levels

 

Job Requirements

Education:

  • BS/BA required

Experience:

  • Requires 5+ years in engineering or manufacturing

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • PC Hardware setup, troubleshooting, maintaining
  • Basic LAN knowledge and functionality (TCP/IP)
  • Basic LAN hardware knowledge (switches, cabling, routers)
  • Software installation/upgrading
  • Network printing
  • Basic AD knowledge (disable users, change passwords)
  • Windows 7
  • Installing / troubleshooting label printers and hand held scanners
  • Backup exec (or similar software)
  • Ability to read and update electrical schematic drawings
  • Knowledge of manufacturing equipment and systems involving Urethane reaction injection molding, Rotational dry cast cells, Vacuum forming, Paint cells, Laser scoring, water jets, sonic and vibration welding and others
  • Experience Rockwell, Mitsubishi, Siemens and Omron PLC/HMI systems
  • Industrial protocols such as Ethernet, Profibus, RS-232, Devicenet, DH+
  • Strong deductive reasoning/problem solving skills
  • Visual Basic or other software design is a plus
  • AutoCAD design software

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