Electrical Controls Engineer/PLC Controls - 2nd Shift (3)
Closing Date: Jan. 02, 2014
Troy - Oakland County|
|Employment Type:||Full Time|
|BOWLING GREEN, OH|
Summary of Responsibilities:
Openings on 2nd shift & 3rd shift
This position is responsible for all plant machine control systems and documentation, and for working with Engineering on new machine controls and standards
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability and essential duties required to successfully perform this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Update, modify, and continuously improve existing controls systems including robotic programs, ladder logic programs, relay logic, electrical distribution, motor controls, operator interface, hydraulics, and pneumatics distribution and control
Design and develop new machine controls including robotic, electrical, electronic, hydraulic, pneumatic and vision systems
Coordinate with engineering and maintenance on existing machine control modifications to robotic, electrical, electronic, hydraulic, pneumatic and vision systems
Create, maintain and keep current all hard copies and electronic data bases: all electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic schematics; panel layouts; PLC, operator display, operator interface, and robot programs; machine power distribution and all related vendor controls component part documentation
Schedule and complete back ups of all electronic machine control and robotic programs on set schedule
Implement and maintain data collection system from shop floor processing equipment
Maintain and expand existing plant floor machine control to Ethernet gateways, links and connections
Maintain all sub machine control data highways
Maintain and update controls portion of machine standards
Coordinate with and aid company systems personnel with plant floor Ethernet machine drop routing and Ethernet message traffic control
Complete correspondence, forms and reports using personal computer and applicable software
Handle confidential information on a regular basis
Encourage safety and housekeeping practices and lead by example
Promote and facilitate Open Door process, effective communication and Fair Treatment
Participate in Continual Improvement activities
Adhere to customer requirements, Business Operating System and company policies
Perform other duties as assigned
Able to demonstrate understanding of how job performance affects product quality and customer satisfaction
Able to work well with others; build and maintain positive Team Member relations
Able to prepare, read and interpret written reports, instructions, procedures and guidelines
Able to effectively present information and respond to questions from management, Team Members, suppliers and customers
Able to read and interpret blueprints and schematics
Able to maintain confidentiality, and use discretion and tact
Able to manage and schedule multiple priorities and meet deadlines
Able to work flexible hours to be available for three shifts and weekends
Able to use computer and software as required
Education and Experience:
Bachelors degree in a related discipline, i.e. Electrical Engineering, Industrial Technology, etc., or equivalent experience and education
Electrical controls engineering background desired
Complete knowledge of and ability to design and use relay logic, ladder logic, pneumatic logic and hydraulic logic
Complete knowledge of and ability to use RS232, RS422, DH485, Ethernet, DH+, Device Net, Control Net and remote I/O communications protocol
Understanding of and ability to use java C+, C++ and Visual Basic
Complete understanding and ability to use Excel, Word, Access, Acad 2000 or Acad 2000LT, and all related computer software for machine programming, backup and monitoring
Experience with Allen Bradley Processors, Motoman Robots and Fanuc Robots a plus
Drug and Background Check Required.
To apply, visit our website at http://www.pgkengineering.com:
Select "Career Opportunities"
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Refer to Job Code 13-05211
All candidates must be legally eligible to work in the U.S., and able to pass background investigation through reference checking and drug test. Please submit resume as a Word attachment and include salary history and geographic flexibility with your submission.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow all job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by an individual authorized to give instructions or assignments.
A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential to job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities.
This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an at will relationship.
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