Viewing Job - Controls Engineers 3rs /Shift [EB-8156590519]


Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

Years Experience



Automotive - Motor Vehicles - Parts


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3rd SHIFT Controls Engineers for a new plant start up for a Major Global Automotive Supplier has immediate needs for Controls Engineers in their Birmingham/Tuscaloosa plant start up, candidate should be out of Automated Assembly Operations, candidates should have at least 3 plus years hands on expertise coupled with Bachelors degree

Specific Job Duties:

  • Update, modify and continuously improve existing controls systems including robotic programs, Allen Bradley ladder logic, relay logic, electrical distribution, motor controls, multiple operator interfaces, hydraulics and pneumatics distribution control.
  • Design and develop new machine controls involving robotics, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and vision (Cognex/Keyence) applications.
  • Coordinate in a professional manner with engineering and maintenance on existing machine controls modifications and issues keeping existing equipment function and production running.
  • Knowledge of machine and plant networking solutions.
  • Able to work with OEMs to guarantee new equipment is designed and built to the facility’s safety and controls standards.
  • Knowledge of the integration of barcode scanners/cameras into PLC control systems.
  • Provide electrical support for injection molding press systems (Cincinnati Milicron, Farrel, Van Dorn, Toshiba and Krauss Maffei)
  • Provide electrical support for injection molding robotics (Wittmann, Star, Sepro and Milicron).
  • Integrate assembly verification/poke yoke systems into existing equipment.
  • Identify cost reduction opportunities.
  • Candidate is expected to teach themselves functionality of new devices and controls systems as technology advances and equipment is updated.
  • Assures that all systems are maintained at maximum acceptable levels.

Skills Requirement:

  • PC Hardware setup, troubleshooting, maintaining
  • Basic LAN knowledge and functionality (TCP/IP)
  • Basic LAN hardware knowledge (switches, cabling, routers)
  • Software installation/upgrading
  • Network printing
  • Basic AD knowledge (disable users, change passwords)
  • Windows 7
  • Installing / troubleshooting label printers and hand held scanners
  • Backup exec (or similar software)
  • Ability to work on teams or alone
  • Works with a "sense of urgency"
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Able to learn multiple software packages as required
  • Able to read and update electrical schematic drawings
  • Able to work well with others and serve as a mentor to the electrical team
  • Knowledge of manufacturing equipment and systems involving Urethane reaction injection molding, Rotational dry cast cells, Vacuum forming, Paint cells, Laser scoring, water jets, sonic and vibration welding and others.
  • Experience in RSLogix 5000, 500 Factory Talk View, Mitsubishi, Siemens and Omron PLC/HMI systems.
  • Industrial protocols such as Ethernet, Profibus, RS-232, Devicenet, DH+.
  • Strong deductive reasoning/problem solving skills.
  • Visual Basic or other software design is a plus.
  • AutoCAD design software.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SQL/Access.
  • Able to work well under pressure while managing competing demands and tight deadlines

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