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Controls Engineer

Company: JVIS USA
Location: Benton Harbor
Posted on: May 17, 2023

Job Description:

1st ShiftPay is entirely based upon experience.If you have more experience than what's required we aren't afraid to pay more!Responsibilities:

  • Develop tools and documents to troubleshoot problems quickly.
  • Engineer control hardware / software upgrades necessary to improve operating efficiency of equipment.
  • Examines and understands specifications in order to ensure the functionality of the equipment meets these specifications.
  • Modification of process equipment control system to ensure maximum production output while minimizing down-time: this includes modifications to improve plant-wide costs and efficiencies.
  • Ensures the equipment being started up and commissioned operates in accordance with company requirements.
  • Programs robotic and/or controls equipment per company specifications.
  • Performs preventative maintenance as requested by the customer to ensure minimum down-time and optimum operation of machines and equipment.
  • Train maintenance technicians in equipment operation and troubleshooting.
  • Maintain specification standards for new and existing process equipment control systems.
  • Repair and troubleshoot new and existing process equipment control systems.
  • General machine safety, electrical safety and machine guarding: high level of safety awareness (OSHA, NEC and RIA).
  • Ability to interact professionally, and maintain a positive working relationship, which at times may be under difficult circumstances and/or high-pressure situations.
  • Ability to obtain Lock Out Tag Out Certification.Qualification:
    • Extensive experience programming Allen Bradley/Rockwell and Siemens PLC/HMI software.
    • Industrial Networks Knowledge. (Ethernet I/P, Device Net, Profibus, ControlNet.)
    • Auto CAD Electrical experience developing schematics, panel layout, and bill of materials.
    • Extensive experience with VFD and Servo drive systems.
    • Thorough knowledge of power distribution as it applies to machine controls.
    • Knowledgeable in the design and application of fluid power controls. (hydraulic, pneumatic, vacuum).
    • Thorough knowledge of electro-mechanical control devices. (optical, inductive, capacitive sensors / contactors, relays, switches / power supplies and transformers / motors and motor starters.)
    • Knowledge of Common Machine Guarding Devices. (Bumper Strips, Light Curtains, Area Scanners, etc.)
    • Experience with vision systems.
    • Read and understand electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic schematics and prints
    • Provide support as needed to various manufacturing facilities.
    • Experience conducting risk assessment of equipment to determine compliance to code. (OSHA, NFPA, RIA)
    • Strong Knowledge of electrical safety and machine guarding.
    • Computer literacy and knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, etc.)
    • Ability to interact professionally with all levels of management.
    • Ability to cope with stressful situations and maintain a professional and cooperative temperament.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.You should be proficient in:
      • Blueprint Reading
      • Electrical Schematics
      • Electrical Troubleshooting Skills
      • Pneumatics Experience
      • Hydraulics Experience
      • Industrial Robot Programming
      • ISO 9001 Certification Experience
      • Troubleshooting CNC MachinesMachines & technologies you'll use:
        • Vision System
        • Programmable Logic Controller (PLC)Salary info:$42 - $48 / hr

Keywords: JVIS USA, South Bend , Controls Engineer, Engineering , Benton Harbor, Indiana

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