Controls Engineer

The Judge Group

2020-10-12 20:19:42

Job location Middletown, Pennsylvania, United States

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: Other

Job description

Location: Middletown, PA
Salary: Competitive
Description: Our client is currently seeking a Controls Engineer

The Controls Engineer will work to develop new machine and retrofit existing machines, processes and automation concepts as part of a multi-functional Design and Build Team. The candidate will create systems architecture to support the concepts and oversee the detailed electrical technical documentation. The Controls Engineer will develop PLC, safety systems, HMI, servo drives, process hardware and robot programs. After the machine is constructed the Controls Engineer will finalize the program and debug the system through machine acceptance.

Responsibilities for in-house machine build projects include:
1.Estimating controls and controls engineering content on new proposal requests.
2.Developing proposals for new technology projects.
3.Participating in or lead concept development to innovate controls and programming solutions, that can feasibly meet customer expectations.
4.Reporting on controls engineering or project status of assigned automation projects.
5.Oversee the layout of the electrical control cabinet and schematic designs.
6.Develop the architecture and write and debug PLC ladder logic or IPC program for the automated system.
7.Perform risk assessments and implement controls reliability and safety systems to meet specifications.
8.Develop and program HMI screens to meet customer or standard requirements.
9.Select machine servo, robots and electrical and electromechanical components which are properly sized to meet system requirements.
10.Oversee and implement the integration of mobile robots.
11.Condition optimize and commission machinery until handed over to customer.
12.Interface system with SCADA and digital machine packages to meet customer interface requirements.

Minimum Professional Background Desired:
1.A track record of successfully automation projects from concept through implementation;
2.Experience in electrical design, analysis, and electro/mechanical parts selection;
3.Willingness to travel frequently, and as necessary, to support a global organization with significant presence in China and other regions;
4.BS degree required, MS desired.

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