Posted 2 years ago in Engineering
*Candidates cannot begin an assignment without successful drug & background clearances.
*6 Month contract assignment in Durham, NC
Position completes engineering and automation projects in a manufacturing environment. Specifies, procures, and completes projects to automate production processes, improves machine controls, and install machine data reporting. Supports automation and controls in a manufacturing environment. Designs new electrical controls systems and improves existing electrical controls systems.Provides system startup services, support developing processes and support validation protocols. Ensures compliance/improvement of quality systems in manufacturing (i.e. ISO, QSR, GMP). Participate in new equipment integration and process improvement projects as a core team member. Day to Day Responsibilities: Support automation upgrades on existing equipment to improve process reliability and costs. Work with representatives from operations, maintenance/facilities and quality engineering to justify, design, develop and implement improvements to equipment and equipment controls.
BS in Electrical Engineering, or related engineering field (automation, controls). 5 - 7 years experience designing and implementing automation solutions in a discrete manufacturing environment. Programming PLCs, and implementing HMIs.
Required Skills: 1. Demonstrated experience troubleshooting, process controls, electrical equipment, PLC programs, HMI applications, sensors, valves, motors, drives VFC, motion control. 2. Must be proficient with AutoCAD for electrical design work. 3. Demonstrated experience with PLC controlled high speed automated assembly equipment with Allen-Bradley PLC. 4. Demonstrated experience with Allen-Bradley Panelview Plus HMI, distributed I/O networks including, Devicenet, and Ethernet IP. 5. Demonstrated experience with automation equipment including, feeder bowls, pick & place, indexing dials, packaging machines, conveyors, ultrasonic welders, leak testers. Desired Skills: 1. Experience with other PLC manufactures, Siemens, GE, Omron. 2. Experience with robots used in pick and place applications, including programming robot moves, teaching positions, and trouble shooting problems. 3. Experience programming and trouble shooting motions controls systems using equipment from manufactures like Allen-Bradley, Control Techniques, and Compumotor. 4. Experience with injection molding machines, and extruders.
Pay is $33/hr
On-Board was founded in 1976 by Robert L. Wilson to provide Engineering and Design services for the chemical manufacturing industry in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States.
Today, On-Board is a thriving privately held family of companies with services ranging from Professional Engineering Services to Staffing and Recruiting services across the United States.
On-Board conducts operations through its Corporate Headquarters located in East Windsor, New Jersey along with regional offices in Delaware, Florida, North Carolina, and Texas.
The On-Board family currently includes, three distinct business offerings as part of the organizations Strategic Vision.
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