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Controls Engineer Sr in Avon, OH at L&W Engineering

Date Posted: 2/18/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

  • To maintain or improve upon all hardware required for control systems located on facility floor.
  • Read electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic prints.
  • Complete design of electrical control systems including creation of electrical schematics using AutoCAD for new and retrofit press and manufacturing equipment.
  • Understand, support, and program complete PLC and HMI programs located in equipment on the facility floor.
  • Understand and support motor drive configuration for servo, variable frequency and DC systems.
  • Understand and support robotic programming located in equipment on the facility floor. (FANUC Material Handling)
  • Assist engineers in specifying ancillary robotic welding equipment including weld guns, torches, cabling, dress out, tool changers, tip dressers, and torch cleaners.
  • Use computer based engineering software and equipment: (PLC and HMI base programs, PC based programs, CAD based programs)
  • Evaluate and apply new technology as required
  • Direct activities to ensure that manufacturing, construction, installation and operational testing conform to functional specifications and customer requirements.
  • Test suspect control or electrical devices for failures.
  • Meet with management regularly to discuss problems with the equipment and potential resolutions.
  • Train plant maintenance associates on the control systems and other programming equipment on the manufacturing floor.
  • Work with outside engineers when visiting the plant to set up new machinery, make repairs, etc.
  • Participates in continuous improvement activities.

Job Requirements

  • High level of cooperation and commitment
  • Natural problem solver
  • Ability and willingness to learn
  • Adaptive to a fast paced environment
  • Mechanical Ability
  • Self-starter and ability to work productively for long periods of little to no supervision
  • Ability to learn, understand and apply corporate standards for equipment and tooling
  • Hands-on mentality and willingness to get dirty as it relates to new equipment build and commissioning, launch