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A client of ours is seeking a Automation/Controls Engineer III.

This person will be responsible for designing and building custom automation and robotic equipment for medical device manufacturing. Must have a desire to learn and implement rapidly changing technology to deliver the best possible solution.

  • Providing complete electrical and software development from project concept to installation
  • Providing engineering level electrical and software support for existing equipment
  • Planning and implementing long-term upgrade solutions for obsolete equipment
  • Implementing IoT and machine connectivity

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage and implement electrical & software design from project concept to installation:
    • machine concepting
    • risk assessment and proof-of-principle
    • electrical design/layout
    • component and accessory sourcing
    • panel build/outsource and machine wiring
    • software design/programming
    • debug of hardware/software
    • acceptance testing & safety
    • installation/integration into production
    • System documentation throughout
  • Evaluate existing systems and provide engineering level support to maintenance and production
    • Gain systems knowledge of equipment and integrated automated production lines
    • Troubleshoot difficult technical problems on a variety of equipment
    • Plan and implement long-term upgrade solutions for obsolete equipment, components & software
  • Implement IoT and Machine Connectivity
    • Understand the spirit of Industry 4.0 for IoT
    • Evaluate various machines and implement OPC Drivers and sensors

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS in Electrical Engineering (or equivalent - Majors in: Controls and Computer Control Systems, Mechatronic Engineering, Automation Engineering, etc.) required.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in electrical & software development of custom automation.
  • Must demonstrate strong collaborative communication skills.
  • Must demonstrate a strong general understanding of electro-mechanical, and automated systems.
  • Must develop and follow a disciplined and detailed approach to project management and design process.
  • Must be able to manage multiple parallel projects with varying scopes and deadlines from concept to production release using established HMC processes.
  • Must be able to draw on prior knowledge and experience and adapt to initiate effective solutions to problems at hand.
  • Must demonstrate a high level of initiative and creativity. Must be able to perform independently.
  • Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment. Must be adaptive to change and willing to support a variety of work assignments to fulfill internal and external customer expectations.
  • Desired experience includes: Electrical schematic design and drafting; PLC controls (Allen Bradley CompactLogix & ControlLogix, Horner - Cscape, Geobrick - Delta Tau); HMI/SCADA; Servo Motion; Vision Inspection & Vision-guided motion (preferably Cognex VisionPro/InSight or Keyence); Robots - 6-axis &SCARA; Industrial networking protocls - Ethernet/IP, RS232, Profinet, Ethernet TCP/IP, EtherCAT, etc.; loT Machine Connectivity: OPC Drivers, SQL, DMS/DCS; and Feedback sensors and PID loop control.

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