— Install cost effective automation and process machine control systems.
— Interface with external system integrators to successfully deliver fully integrated process equipment systems to the Manufacturing facility.
— Fully participate on projects: design, fabrication, off-line integration and testing, installation, production start-up support, training of plant personnel, and technology transfer.
— Monitor construction of equipment at vendors' facilities.
— Ensure safety measures for all equipment and processes.
— Correct potential safety or environmental issues using NEC, NFPA, and other pertinent safety codes.
— Ensure safety procedures, such as Lock-Out Tag-Out, are followed at all times. Utilize AutoCad Electrical for systems design including control panel layouts, component documentation, and schematics.
— Prepare initial CAD design layouts of both complete electrical controls systems and control sub-sections.
— Review electrical drawing packages for conformance to Company standards.
— Experience in the design and programming of Allen Bradley ControlLogix systems (most current products desired) Generate, debut and modify PLC code - ladder logic, structure text and function block diagram.
— Knowledge of HMI/SCADA systems programming in a plant environment, including higher level communications protocols - Red Lion/IFIX. Strong fundamental understanding of electrical design practices, machine/motion controls systems, electro-mechanical systems, Yaskawa VFD and Servo programming, communication protocols, and practical application.
— Work closely with support technicians to resolve equipment issues.
— Ability to reach fundamental understanding of process issues utilizing sound troubleshooting skills.
— Capable of executing project assignments, in a team-based environment, with minimal supervision.
— Desired Skills:
— Ability to conceive and design a control system (never before demonstrated).
— Understand the big picture of Controls use/implementation and be able to project this view).
— Knowledge of legacy controls equipment, networks, and software.
— Experience with the OSI PI (historian) interface.
— Strong written/verbal communication and interpersonal skills
— B.S./M.S. Electrical Engineering Required Years and Area of Experience: 2+ years manufacturing experience working with process and automation equipment.
— Controls Engineer (Elmira, NY) Scope of Position: Manage the electrical and controls scope of process improvement, capital expansion, and obsolescence mitigation projects.