Job Description

  • Senior Controls Engineer
  • July 15, 2021
  • July 15, 2021
  • July 15, 2021

JOB SUMMARY:
This position is a Senior Controls Engineering position that designs control systems for robotics, conveyor/material handling, and other automation systems. This is an advanced engineering position and requires significant prior experience.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Review customer requirements and propose equipment controls design to satisfy same.
2. Design, testing and implementation of automation systems.
3. Prepare engineering and supporting documentation; wiring schematics, assembly drawings, bills of material and panel machining drawings.
4. Interface with manufacturing to ensure equipment conforms to design and customer specifications.
5. Participate, along with sales staff, in presentations at the Company’s’ or prospect’s location as required.
6. Maintain complete records by project.
7. Short duration travel will be required, including some international travel.
8. Maintain product knowledge and stay current on available technology relevant to Simplimatic product and service offerings
9. Assure system and product functionality by assuring proper operation, error recovery, and compliance with DFMEA
10. Maintain product and company reputation by complying with government and company safety regulations.
11. Assure completion of projects by training and guiding build technicians as necessary.
12. Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; tradeshows, reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
13. Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
1. B.S. or Masters in Electrical Engineering.
2. A minimum of five (5) to seven (7) years of experience designing control systems for capital equipment company.
3. Strong robotics and PLC programing a must. Must be able to design and program complex robotics applications from scratch.
4. Strong familiarity and programming experience with AB & Omron PLC, HMI, Servo Systems.
5. Experience with AutoCAD electrical

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:
1. Strong analytical, numerical, and reasoning capabilities.
2. Good team player.
3. Well-developed interpersonal skills. Ability to get along with diverse personalities. Tactful, mature.
4. Ability to establish credibility and be decisive.
5. Good communication skills, written and verbal.
6. Good computer skills, ability to work with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.
7. Results oriented.