Durham, NC 27517 US
Location: Durham, NC and Concord, NC
Salary: $100,000 - $110,000 per year (plus bonus based on experience)
Job Type: Direct Hire
Are you a highly skilled Controls Engineer with a passion for innovation and the drive to work on cutting-edge automated equipment hardware and software? If you're looking to take your career to the next level, we want you to join our team. We are seeking a Controls Engineer to create electrical schematics, develop, program, and troubleshoot automated equipment, and ensure that our systems meet both customer and internal specifications.
Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent combination of education and related experience.
Fundamental understanding of Rockwell RSLogix or Siemens development software, Schematic Capture Software, AutoCAD, or equivalent CAD environments.
Experience with Allen Bradley or Siemens PLC’s, HMI’s, and Servo controls.
Experience with Cognex vision systems, Epson, Stabli, and Fanuc robotics would be a plus.
Familiarity with computer programs such as Windows, Excel, Word, Outlook, and Project.
Demonstrated ability to work in a cross-functional team environment as well as independently.
Program control systems for cam, servo, and air-operated stations, along with test and electrical devices.
Lead the development of Controls architecture for multiple module systems and the engineering team.
Ensure the electrical and program designs are functional, robust, and cost-effective.
Innovate and use good judgment to incorporate industry standards and regulatory requirements.
Participate in internal and customer design reviews, installations, and service calls when needed.
Provide technical support to external and internal customers.
Work closely with Mechanical Engineering and Mechanical Builders to problem-solve, debug software issues, and update all appropriate documentation.
Travel to customer sites as required for installation and reintegration of systems.
Note: The salary range specified is approximate and may vary based on the candidate's experience and qualifications. Bonus structure is subject to negotiation.
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