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The Automation Controls Engineer is an intermediate level position which focuses on ensuring maintenance practices are implemented, troubleshooting electro-mechanical issues to resolution, and developing continuous improvement optimization within automated distribution centers for USCS. This position primarily involves 3 areas of automation systems: Electro Mechanical Controls SME (Subject Matter Expert), Maintenance Execution, and Coordination of new automation projects.
Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Include the following. Other duties as assigned.
Safety, Housekeeping, Security
Responsibility and Authority
The requirements that an individual must absolutely posses to perform the essential functions of the job :
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: The knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below are representative of the qualifications required to successfully perform each essential duty. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
Education:BS degree preferred, in Electrical, Mechanical, Industrial and/or Technology Engineering
Experience: -3+ years of project management experience, preferably within automated material handling and logistics applications.
-PLC, VFD, HMI, AGV, VGV, AC Motor Controls, Robotics knowledge, including programming and configuration.
-Prefer Proficiency in Design/Drafting/Simulation tools. AutoCAD, SketchUp FlexSim, Simio, Simcad or other tools.
-Three or more years engineering experience supporting, commissioning and troubleshooting PLC/PC industrial control systems (Siemens, Allen Bradley)-Ability to communicate clearly, both written and orally
-Ability to schedule own tasks and handle all facets of assigned projects independently and with minimal supervision
-Have experience with Allen Bradley /Siemens PLC HW/SW platforms.
-Hands-on experience with industrial networks.
-Familiar with various motion controllers and actuators.
-Experience and skill in analyzing control systems and troubleshooting issues.
-Root cause analysis / problem-solving skills.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described below are representative of those required of an individual performing the essential duties of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
WORKING ENVIRONMENT: The characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.