May 18, 2021

Senior Controls Engineer Middle TN

  • Schaffhouser Electric
Management/Supervisory

Job Description

We seek an experienced and senior controls engineer with experience in designing and implementing PLC-based industrial automation systems. The role involves development of PLC applications, HMI’s, drive systems and robotic solutions for large manufacturing customers.

This role requires a self-motivated, ‘Hands-on’ person that can quickly identify problems and deliver robust solutions.

Candidates must be a US citizen or have a Green Card.

Required Skills

· Software development, documentation and handle commissioning of PLC controls (Allen Bradley, Siemens, Omron, Mitsubishi)

· Work with Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition Systems” SCADA” (Ifix, FactoryTalk View, Wonderware)

· Must be familiar with networks and be able to troubleshoot all industrial networking protocols which includes but not limited to Ethernet/IP, ProfiBus, ProfiNet, EtherCat, DeviceNet, etc.

· Must have a moderate to advanced understanding of machine safety and safety systems including guarding, safety categories, and performance levels.

· Experience integrating control systems to applications such as ERP or quality systems

· Able to quickly understand complex mathematical relationships

· Good Communication skills

· High level of commitment, resilience and flexibility

· Interest in becoming a subject matter expert or team leader with increasing responsibilities

· Knowledge of Vision Systems (optics, camera, lighting) is desirable

· Experience in implementing PLC controls for robot cells with interfaces to FANUC, ABB, KUKA or Denso robots is desirable

· Moderate to advanced understanding of industrial electrical best practices and regulatory codes including NFPA 70 and NFPA 70 is desirable

· Willingness to travel across southeast is required

Additional duties include:

· Ensure Team’s adherence to quality and safety standards

· Consistent and proactive management of timelines and deliverables

· Manage technical/functional requirements

· Assist in preparation of technical proposals and offer expertise / guidance to client and vendor(s)

· Develop recommendations and implement solutions

Required Qualifications

· More than 10 years’ experience in Industrial Automation Control systems.

· Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering (specializing in Automation technology) Experience in Lieu of Degree will be considered.

COVID-19 precautions

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Virtual meetings

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