Our client, an industry leading tier one supplier is looking for a strong Automation Controls Engineer, with an emphasis on Robotics, to join their team. This is a great opportunity to work with a growing team, great pay and benefits!
- Design and implement PLC and HMI programs and use PLC for troubleshooting and machine diagnosis
- Knowledge of hardware devices: relays, VFD’s, sensors, basic controls devices
- Drive and support continuous improvement activities to existing automation processes
- Work with AIV and AGV for future applications
- Analyze, research, design, develop and test our equipment, materials and processes
- Devise modeling and measuring techniques, troubleshoot machine control problems and facilitate software and process design that satisfies customer needs
- Understand and create electrical / controls drawings
- Willing to learn and become proficient with all aspects of control engineering job functions
REQUIRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:
- Bachelor's degree in computer science, software engineering, electrical engineering technology
- 6 years of experience PLC programming (creating and working with) using Siemens (required) and Allen Bradley (an asset)
- Ability to create and troubleshoot (perform machine diagnosis) PLC and HMI programs and general knowledge of programming practices
- Knowledge of hardware devices; relays, VFD's, sensors, basic controls devices (with a background in control networks including Ethernet/IP)
- Familiarity with plant manufacturing including, electrical / controls technology in a production and processing environment, RS232 and RS485 protocol, vision and barcode scanning systems
- Ability / desire to support and continuously improve existing automation processes
- Devise modeling and measuring techniques, troubleshoot machine control problems and facilitate software and process design that satisfies customer needs.
- Excellent computer skills with the ability to understand and create electrical / controls drawings
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