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Controls Engineer- Software GA

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Job Description:
Responsible for all aspects of the control systems on automated assembly systems. From concepting through final customer acceptance and documentation.

• Understanding and ensuring compliance with the health and safety regulations and quality standards of the country in which work is undertaken
• Developing new business proposals; and accepting responsibility and a level of accountability commensurate with the seniority of the position.
• Create a controls architecture from a sales quotation.
• Working collaboratively with design engineers, operation engineers, purchasers and other internal staff
• Thorough understanding mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic drawings.
• Manage the controls content of projects within cost and time constraints
• Review and evaluate customer specifications.
• Generate electrical drawings with AutoCAD or Eplan or oversee such designs.
• Program logic controllers in ladder, sequential graphs and/or statement lists. (Siemens, AB, Beckhoff, Pilz, etc.)
• Develop HMI systems for efficient process control along with SCADA & MES (WinCC, FactoryTalk, Xenon, etc.).
• Program industrial robots for applications in material handling, testing, machine tending or as per process demands (Fanuc, Adept, ABB, etc.)
• Writing computer software (VB, C++, SQL, etc)
• Work alone or with other Controls Engineers in commissioning machines
• Design, test and document safety systems for the machines adhering to established country-specific requirements (Pilz, AB, Siemens, etc.)
• Integrate and commission servo drives and amplifiers into process automation for linear and/or rotary movements. (Siemens, Beckhoff, AB, SEW, Bosch, etc.)
• Use experience with vision systems (Keyence, Cognex, etc.) and knowledge of different fieldbus systems and its implementation to perform duties.
• Troubleshooting and problem-solving
• Creating and reviewing machine operational manuals
• Maintaining and modifying existing control systems
• Liaising with clients, suppliers, contractors and relevant authorities
• Travel domestically and internationally 25-30% of the time.


• Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related field or foreign equivalent (desired but not required).
• Minimum of 5 years’ experience designing and developing software for complex high-volume production systems for automotive and/or pharmaceutical industry.
• Familiarity with GAMP 5 practices a plus.
• Understand budget requirements and project schedule. Technical writing for machine manuals. Accountable for project schedule and budget requirements.
• Able to travel to customer sites domestically and internationally.

Jackie Nabat, CPC, MBA
Executive VP, Executive & Technical Recruitment
(586) 772-6452