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Controls Engineer

Industrial Automation, Robotics, Packaging

Job Posted: 

2 years ago

Job Location: 

Charlotte, North Carolina

Job Type: 


Job Description

Controls Engineer – Full Time Position – Charlotte, NC

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Develop designs, specifications, and control schemes for automation equipment and the integration between automation and information systems.
  • Author, write, program automation logic to control equipment, machines, and the flow of information.
  • Design and install wiring to reliably communicate information between measurement and control element devices and control equipment-PLC programming using Allen Bradley.
  • Assist in designing electrical/control-wiring schematics on CAD system-Design of control logic and control schematics.
  • Develop Human Machine Interface (HMI) in accordance with the design documents in order to meet the functional requirements.
  • Be available for on-call support after normal working hours when needed-Mentor more junior level engineers in areas of expertise.
  • Assure high quality in the testing phase.
  • Makes customer site visits as necessary to help solve in field issues.
  • High awareness of client satisfaction level and client needs.
  • Participate in lessons learned meetings with team members after completion of programs/projects.
  • Periodic travel up to 25% may be required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Education/ Experience & Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Electrical Engineering, Manufacturing, Computer Science or related field and 5 years of experience in a manufacturing or engineering environment that involves motion controls and robotic experience preferably in the packaging automation industry. However, a combination of experience and/or education will be taken into consideration.
  • Demonstrated ability to program motion control systems and robotic machines.
  • Experience with Fanuc robots preferred.
  • Demonstrated competence with robotic and PLC programming (Ladder and structured text).
  • Demonstrated competence with current application platforms: AB and/or Elau.
  • Strong knowledge of ControlLogix PLC.
  • Strong knowledge of complex PLC based motion control.
  • Demonstrated competence with mechanical robotic setups and upstream and downstream equipment.
  • Demonstrated competence with code standardization and modularization.
  • Ability to interact with clients from project initiation through the entire development and manufacturing process.
  • High result orientation and cost sensitivity.
  • Knowledge of electrical engineering development process utilizing CAD or related engineering software techniques.
  • Knowledge of PLC and software development.
  • Highly developed customer orientation.

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