Controls Engineer II
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1NL - New London, NC
The Controls Engineer II applies and develops skills in project management, process improvement, machine design and prototyping and lean manufacturing. The Controls Engineer II is responsible for helping to increase production efficiency, reduce downtime and improve quality.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsibilities include, but not limited to the following:
+ Process Troubleshooting - Analyze current process and identify work flow pinch points, waste streams and possible areas for improvement.
+ Upgrade of Obsolete Equipment - Provide viable solutions (Allen Bradley where possible) for obsolete, NLA drives, PLC's, HMI's and various other hardware.
+ Process Design - Engineer solutions to known process flaws and new processes.
+ Mechanical and Electrical Drawing - Machine design, both mechanical and electrical. Needs to have knowledge of SolidEdge or SolidWorks 3D Modeling Software and AutoCAD.
+ Electromechanical Troubleshooting - Assist maintenance when needed, in troubleshooting machine breakdowns of both a mechanical and electrical nature.
+ PLC and HMI Programming - Responsible for program and program patching of Allen Bradley PLC's and various HMI platforms. Must have working knowledge of RSLogix 500, RSLogix 5000/Studio 5000, RSLinx and RSView, FactoryTalk View. Knowledge of Wonderware InTouch and Ignition HMI/SCADA platforms a plus.
+ Other duties may be assigned.
+ Associate's Degree in Electronics, engineering or Mechatronics Certification
+ 3-5 years' Controls experience
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
+ Proficiency with Microsoft Windows computing
+ Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook and Project
+ Good written and spoken communication
+ Good organization
+ Ability to work in a team oriented environment
+ Willing to learn new processes and skills
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Individuals may need to sit or stand as needed. May require walking primarily on a level surface for periodic periods throughout the day. Reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or lifting as required; filing documents or storing materials throughout the workday. Proper lifting techniques required. May include lifting up to 40 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
The use of personal protective equipment (PPE) such as eyewear and hearing protection is required where applicable.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet, cold, hot, and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts and vibrations. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. However, the majority of work functions take place in ambient room temperatures, lighting and traditional office equipment as found in a typical office environment.
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