Controls Engineer-PLC

Location: Des Moines, IA
Date Posted: 11-13-2017
Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering (or similar related degree) & 3+ years related job experience.
Proficient with MS Office, Allen Bradley RSLogix 5000, AutoCAD.
Strong fundamental knowledge of Industrial control and electrical system design.
Critical thinking with exceptional problem solving skills, able to work independently and in team environments.
Proactive, resourceful & highly motivated with good communication skills and ability to work in high output environment.
Team player with the ability to contribute in a matrix environment
Primary Responsibilities include but not limited to:
  • Design and Develop electrical and controls system architecture
  • Provide technical support to internal customers.
  • Manage major projects such as New Machine installation, upgrades, etc. The Projects range from $100K to $5M.
  • Lead continuous improvement and corrective action activities & projects
  • Ensure all relevant safety objectives and legal requirements are observed for any activities.
  • Analyze project requirements, identify and address design parameters, engineering challenges and ensure solutions are implemented accurately, timely and within budget.
Engineering:
  • Create and finalize designs to meet project scope of work and safety requirements, Bill of Materials and spare part requirements.
  • Work closely with Automation Vendors and Manage External Contractors on Installations.
  • Engineering drawing development
  • Hardware purchasing and panel build
  • PLC and HMI programming, Control System Networking & Systems integration
  • Machine commissioning, start up, and check-out
Project Management:
  • Oversee project workflow and support internal and external resources to ensure on-time delivery of projects, meeting quality standards and within budget.
  • Electrical, software design for automation and safety systems. Able to maintain project scope/schedule and identify project creep.
  • Support manufacture, build and validation.
  • Create documentation such as Training documents, Program backup, Network diagrams, Electrical drawings, etc
  • Ability to architect programs that are simple to test, well documented and versatile.
  • Work with Cross Functional Team for successful Trials & Qualification
Very competitive salary and benefits!
Great company to work for!
Full relocation package is available!
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This position does NOT provide sponsorship so please do NOT apply if you require sponsorship.  Thank You

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