Controls Engineer

Saint Joseph, MI 49085

Employment Type: Permanent Job Number: Jt1283651115 Compensation: $100000-120000 / year

Job Description

Job Summary
Our client, a leading provider of custom automation solutions, is actively seeking a full time direct hire Controls Engineer to join their dynamic team in St. Joseph, MI. This role is crucial within the controls department, contributing to the design and implementation of automation systems for industries such as automotive, aerospace, defense, medical equipment, pharmaceutical, and industrial components.

Salary: 
$100,000 - $120,000 per year (based on experience) + Bonus

Responsibilities:
  • Take charge of hardware and software design under the Director of Engineering.
  • Prepare control system designs using AutoCAD, including power distribution, PLC, panel layouts, pneumatics, hydraulics, and instrumentation.
  • Write and document control system software.
  • Collaborate with the Project Manager on budgets, schedules, and timelines.
  • Provide timely solutions during project build phases.
  • Facilitate formal and informal training within the Controls Department.
  • Assist in developing project schedules.
  • Debug software to ensure system readiness for production.
  • Participate in the installation phase of the project.

Desired Hardware Competency:
  • Robotics: FANUC, Epson, Yaskawa, Denso, Kuka, Kawasaki.
  • Linear Actuators: Intelligent Actuator, Festo, Tolomatic, Rexroth.
  • Servos: Allen Bradley (Kinetix).
  • PLC: Allen Bradley (CompactLogix, ControlLogix, SLC 500), Siemens (416), Square D (Symax 50).
  • HMI: Allen Bradley (Panelview, Panelview Plus), Siemens (TP, OP Series).
  • Communications: Allen Bradley (Ethernet I/P, ControlNet), Siemens (Profibus).
  • Variable Frequency Drives: Allen Bradley (Powerflex), SEW Eurodrive.
  • Vision: Keyence, Cognex.
  • Data Acquisition: Ignition.

Desired Software Competency:
  • Robotics: FANUC, Epson, Adept V+, Python, C++.
  • Servos: Allen Bradley (Kinetix 5000), SEW (Motion Studio).
  • Application Development: Visual Basic v4.0, v5.0, v6.0, National Instruments.
  • PLC: Allen Bradley (Studio 5000), Siemens (Simatic Step 7).
  • HMI: Allen Bradley (FactoryTalk Studio), Siemens (TIA Portal).
  • Communications: Allen Bradley (EtherNet IP, RSLinx), Siemens (Profibus, ControlNet).

Requirements:
  • 7+ years of Controls Engineering experience.
  • 3+ years of AutoCAD design experience.
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or equivalent.

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