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Controls Engineer Sr in Detroit, MI at Euclid Manufacturing

Date Posted: 12/5/2018

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.
  • Able and willing to work any shift assigned.
  • Keeps work areas clean and orderly.
  • Participates in continuous improvement activities.
  • Assumes other duties as directed by supervisor.

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

Education and/or Experience: 

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or five years plus related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills:

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and stats.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Mathematics as it related to Industrial Controls Engineering.