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Automation Controls Engineer

Company: Miller Brothers Staffing Solutions
Location: Meadville
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Category: EngineerJob Type: Direct HireLocation: Meadville, Pennsylvania Miller Brother Staffing is looking for an Automation Controls Engineer for a company based in Meadville Pa.Position: Automation Controls EngineerCompensation: $70,000.00-$110,000.00 BOEBenefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, STD, 401K Overview:Work independently to design, program, troubleshoot, and assist with startup of electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic power and control systems for specialized automation machines. Essential Job Functions:

  • Review sales and engineering information with the project team and Electrical Engineering Manager. Check time and material budget. Notify the Manager or Project Manager if engineering estimates differ from the budget.
  • Using input from the project design team (sales estimate, production requirements, customer requirements), work collaboratively with the Electrical Engineering Manager and/or other department members to define suitable system architectures for custom automation equipment. The architecture will include proper selection of a system controller (PLC, PAC, etc.); networking design, including a selection of critical networking components; selection of input and output hardware; selection of motion control components; selection of safety interlocks and controllers; provision to integrate.
  • Considering NEC, NFPA, and customer standards, and corporate standards, design circuit and layout drawings of control and power panels utilizing AutoCAD LT or AutoCAD Electrical.
  • Considering NEC, NFPA, and customer standards, and corporate standards, design all fluid power circuitry (pneumatics, hydraulics) utilizing AutoCAD LT or AutoCAD Electrical.
  • Utilizing internal standards, create organized bills of material for all designs. Inform the Project Manager of any long-lead items.
  • Work collaboratively with the Electrical Engineering Manager and/or other department members to create software applications and configuration files for all programmable devices within the architecture. This includes PLC logic, operator interfaces, motion controllers, robotics, vision inspection systems, and other programmable process equipment.
  • Understand and execute all applicable internal processes, especially those that relate to the quality management system.
  • Check drawings prior to releasing to the shop. Make sure they agree with mechanical design and customer requirements.
  • Make sure drawings are functional to allow the electrical assembly department to do the job efficiently.
  • Travel to customer's facility for install and field service.
  • Assist shop personnel in checking or troubleshooting equipment as required.Education and work requirements:
    • 4-year technical degree and / or 10 years of progressive automation engineering related experience.
    • Computer and office software skills.
    • Communication skills.Essential Physical Demands:
      • For up to 12 hours, sit, stand, walk on shop floor
      • Push, pull, reach overhead, and bend to the floor.
      • Exert 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or exert 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or exert up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objectsMiller Brother Staffing Solutions. Who we are? We are committed to understanding the needs of the clients and the individuals we represent. Our goal is to find candidates who bring success, not only to themselves but to the company as a whole. By doing this, we will consistently add value for our clients, our candidates, and our company.PI195855206

Keywords: Miller Brothers Staffing Solutions, Erie , Automation Controls Engineer, Other , Meadville, Pennsylvania

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