Engineer, Controls Job Description

Engineer, Controls Job Description

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Engineer, controls provides mechanical engineering support to Rockwell Automation’s global manufacturing facilities for AC Servo Motors, Cables & drives.

Engineer, Controls Duties & Responsibilities

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Troubleshoot PLC, robot, CNC's, Transfer machines and other automation problems
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Engineer, Controls Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Engineer, Controls

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Education for Engineer, Controls

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Employers hiring for the engineer, controls job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Education, Technical, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Engineering Technology, Manufacturing, Science, Mechatronics

Skills for Engineer, Controls

Desired skills for engineer, controls include:

Servo motors
Corporate Ethernet architectures and systems
Design/implementation practices
Global manufacturing processes and safety requirements
Safety requirements
AC/DC Drives
Cognex vision camera configuration and programming experience
Specific technical specialisms
Working in server environment
Financial markets

Desired experience for engineer, controls includes:

Program new installations of production tooling and conveyor systems
Reprogram production machinery and automation for engineering changes and improvements
PLC logic and understanding of functional blocks
Strong understanding of conveyors system programming and machine tooling techniques, in addition to networking understanding, Ethernet, remote IO
Visual Factory Management (FIS)
Ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate leadership behaviors combined with outstanding interpersonal, teambuilding, and communication skills

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Engineer, Controls Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an engineer, controls. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for engineer, controls
  • PLC,Kawasaki programming, RS Logics
  • Process Controls Management
  • Launch Activities
  • Existing program/site support, troubleshooting
  • Prepare Scope of Work and bid documents for controls systems fabrication and installation
  • Research, design, and develop controls systems for industrial use utilizing knowledge in engineering and consultation with equipment manufacturers
  • Lead the development of the controls scope for proposals, including writing and/or reviewing technical specifications, estimating design man-hours and materials, supporting sourcing for vendor quotations, directing designers and draftsmen on drawing requirements, and the development of clarifications and exceptions technical responses
  • Initiate and execute cost reduction programs that vary in scope and may include low cost vendor selection, design improvements, process improvements, automation, and new product introduction
  • Direct more complex group projects - identify, propose and champion creative and constructive solutions articulating the business value created
  • Support to achieve OE customer delivery of 100%
Qualifications for engineer, controls
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal and computer skills the ability to multi-task in a dynamic, geographically dispersed team environment are required
  • 3 to 5 years of relevant experience, preferably in the metals industry
  • Knowledge of NEC regulations (NFPA 70)
  • Ability to work with a wide variety of equipment based on industrial process controls – PLC Programmable Logic Controls, In Process measuring devices, data transmission, storage devices and drives
  • Knowledge of manufacturing and maintenance processes/procedures quality control and environmental procedures
  • Demonstrated understanding of mechanical concepts involving machine designs and processes

Engineer, Controls Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an engineer, controls. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for engineer, controls
  • Performs engineering calculations (determines full-load current, short circuit current rating)
  • The Vehicle Controls candidate will model and analyze vehicle dynamic systems
  • Develop vehicle control system for autonomous vehicles (ADAS) including control architecture, algorithm design, simulation, implementation, validation, and requirement development
  • Support the processes of requirements development, functional safety, prototype development, testing, and validation
  • Develops and designs control systems
  • Prepares cost estimates
  • Coaches and mentors less experienced Controls Engineers
  • Design, develop & maintain control algorithms for VG projects, transmission control –XEV platform
  • Collaborate with global team to understand, document and clarify the technical requirements
  • Design & develop model based control algorithms using Matlab/Simulink/CarSim tool chain
Qualifications for engineer, controls
  • BS in Engineering or a related field of study
  • Bachelor of Science in ME, EE, Computer Science or equivalent is required
  • Technical product applications support
  • Successful history of interaction with field sales teams
  • Niagara Technical Certification is required
  • Global applied commercial air conditioning industry experience a plus

Engineer, Controls Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for an engineer, controls. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for engineer, controls
  • Developing and delivering technical training to customers
  • Presenting technical reports or presentations at customer sites or at technical conferences
  • Specifies and sources components and equipment required for product and project execution including components, materials, chemicals, test fixtures as needed
  • Develops and maintains documents as required including bills of material, process flow diagrams, schematics, operational procedures, test procedures and other documents as required on projects
  • Works with all disciplines on project teams to meet schedules and project deliverables
  • Works with manufacturing and supply management teams in a support role to develop methods, standards, requirements and procedures consistent with project goals for manufacturing quality and project costs
  • Interfaces with production employees to assure high quality manufacturing and "Best Practices" on the shop floor
  • Familiarity with variable frequency drives, servos and CNC (MTC and MTX)
  • Provide training to Reliability Technicians
  • Design machine controls for manufacturing equipment
Qualifications for engineer, controls
  • 2+ years control engineering in a manufacturing environment experience
  • Ability to troubleshoot state machines for processes which involve multi-station parallel processing, pick and place automation, data acquisition, and PID control
  • Plans and designs manufacturing equipment electrical controls in an industrial plant
  • Performs work that involves conventional engineering practices
  • Strong work ethic (self-starter, responsible, follow through on assignments)
  • Flexibility for off-shift and weekend support

Engineer, Controls Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for an engineer, controls. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for engineer, controls
  • This individual is responsible for supervising 2+ control technicians on various shifts
  • Partner with other engineering disciplines to specify and acquire factory capability from third parties, and to design and develop in-house solutions
  • Investigate, plan, develop, integrate, test, deploy, and document per milestone commitments
  • Interface with production and technician staff to support product quality and factory throughput commitments
  • Interface with worldwide manufacturing partners to leverage proto environment solutions to a qualified and production ready implementation
  • Print library/archive management
  • Assist with equipment control upgrades, troubleshooting and installation
  • Assist Maintenance Manager in the supervision of Maintenance Technicians
  • Perform safety audits and checks on oven and packaging equipment
  • Develop and maintain documentation of assigned projects and equipment repairs through work orders
Qualifications for engineer, controls
  • Knowledge of Safety standards (ANSI/RIA15.06, OSHA)
  • Delta V configuration & troubleshooting
  • Three (3) years of industry experience in an Engineering role
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 20% as required, which may include remote locations and international travel, and be willing to comply with all relevant company travel and tax policies
  • Ability and willingness to work out of an office in Saratoga Springs, New York
  • Team approach to project execution

Engineer, Controls Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an engineer, controls. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for engineer, controls
  • Ensures proper PLC Code design standards and update practices are followed, maintaining consistency across project accounts
  • May perform project audit to ensure program account standards are being met (drawing/logic standards)
  • Reviews and consults on open issues
  • Contributes to project lessons learned post-mortem engineering review, providing PLC Base Code expertise and historical perspective
  • Assist Operations and/or Operations Engineering group members analyze and improve existing process controls to maximize productivity, reduce costs, and comply with regulations and engineering standards at the Mont Belvieu Fractionators, Mont Belvieu terminals, Nederland export facility, Geismar fractionator and Chalmette Gas Plant
  • Assist Project Managers, and Director of Engineering, in controls design of fractionator and other asset projects, evaluating operating scenarios, and assisting in the development of project scopes and cost estimates
  • Works closely with new asset design teams in development of C&Es, control philosophies, communication methods
  • Works closely with control system integration teams for programming, logic checkout and operator training
  • Project Manage maintenance and capital I/E and process control projects on an as needed basis, Frac DCS integration, heater APC, VFD tuning
  • Project manage DCS upgrades, virtualization, and control room building projects on an as needed basis
Qualifications for engineer, controls
  • 5+ years of experience with Microsoft Office, AutoCAD 2000 and Rockwell Software Suite
  • Sensor Technology And Measurement - Involves understanding the functionality of factory floor sensing technologies
  • Electrical Safety - Knowledge of related legislation, policies, procedures, and safety concerns related to electrical safety
  • Fundamentals Of Controls Engineering - Knowledge of various hardware and software used in the control of manufacturing processes and equipment
  • Manufacturing Execution System - Understanding the information management system used to provide data TO users and machines on the production floor, collect data FROM users and machines on the production floor, and communicate with business system applications such as Enterprise Resource Planning, scheduling and Product Data Management
  • Programmable Logic Controller (Plc) Technologies - Involves understanding and being able to use factory floor Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) technologies

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