Automation Controls Engineer

Illinois, United States


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Type: Permanent

Experience: Experienced Professional (Non-Manager)

Education: Associate's Degree

Category: Engineering

Industry: Manufacturing & Dist / Automotive

Reference ID: 1872

Date Posted: 09/17/2021

Shortcut: http://omega-point-partners.jobs.mrinetwork.com/6hwrUU


We have an awesome opportunity for an experienced Controls Engineer with a proven track record to join a billion-dollar Tier 1 global client. They have production operations in 7 countries. You will be operating in a fast-paced environment, programming PLCs troubleshooting, and repairing plant equipment. Also responsible for overseeing special electronics projects and updating outdated controls for robotics and CNC equipment. THIS IS NOT boring repetitive work, because you will be solving and diagnosing operational equipment problems and saving the day by implementing corrective measures to get all controllers, PLCs, HMIs, CNC controls, and frequency drives of all plant equipment and production machinery things going again! As a Kingpin of Automation, you are responsible for all automation projects from conception to implementation at the plant! You also perform regular system and software backups. Soooooo… if you are self-motivated, have the ability to troubleshoot, diagnose, and resolve issues in a production Machining environment then what are you waiting for?!!!

This is a great position with a growing stable manufacturing company and has a very competitive compensation package. Company relocation is provided to Danville, an Illinois city with short commute times, close to major universities, and with low housing and cost of living. Company benefits include an impressive Health Insurance program with low costs / HSA Options, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short term / Long term Disability, ADD insurance, paid holiday, sick time, generous vacation policy, tuition assistance, and a strong 401k match.

Qualifications:

  • BSEE highly desired but will consider AS with more experience.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience troubleshooting electronic controls in a manufacturing setting
  • Develop and/or modify PLC, CNC, touch screen, HMI, robotic, vision, for factory equipment.
  • Floor equipment programming and upgrading automation for improvements
  • Skilled at investigating and troubleshooting HMI, CNC, PLC and robotic equipment
  • Experienced with production automation equipment upgrades
  • Previous experience in managing Automation projects
  • Understanding of schematics and program reading
  • PC applications (PowerPoint, Excel, Word) Auto CAD
  • Knowledgeable in a variety of machine software and proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Professional certifications are a plus
  • Advanced education is a plus
  • ABB or Siemens PLC s and ABB, Fanuc or Motoman robot experience is a plus

Duties

  • Troubleshoot, debug, and repair plant equipment including PLCs, robotics, and CNC equipment
  • Checking voltages, changing out bad components, switching out gauges
  • Making camera and software adjustments
  • Program PLCs, HMIs, CNCs, and diagnose machine faults/failures
  • Recommending machine control upgrades
  • Create document changes to electrical drawings and generate upgraded drawings
  • Make daily log reports and document/track the off shift activity
  • Ensure proper follow up on machine problems and repairs
  • Assisting Electronic-Techs
  • Work on special projects such as machine function additions and troubleshooting
  • Implementing PLC relay outputs at the request of the customer
  • Investigating problems to their root cause and implementing solutions
  • Execution of capital expenditure projects both large and small

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