Electrical Controls Engineer

Location: Goshen, IN
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $75,000.00 - $90,000.00
Degree: Bachelor of Science;
Date: 11/7/2017
Job ID: 02538600
Job Description
Electrical Controls Engineer for a large plant near Elkhart, IN which manufactures aluminum auto parts and is part of a major US-based international auto parts manufacturer. Operations included aluminum casting, precision machining, finishing, etc. The position reports to the Engineering Manager and is responsible for maintaining, troubleshooting, and programming electrical controls and robotics in the facility.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • High line robot programmer, the ability to perform motion control and integrate FANUC, ABB, MOTOMAN, and TOSHIBA robots to promote safe , cost effective operations.
  • Electrical knowledge, ability to create, design, read prints, trouble shoot and reduces down time and assists the maintenance department to speed up repairs.
  • Ability to assist in the risk assessments of new cells for safety and OSHA standards.
  • Ability to produce and interpret electrical prints for better understanding and trouble shooting.
  • Ability to adapt, create and manipulate PLC, HMI and ROBOT programs for production needs.
  • The ability to integrate and install new cells from start to finish.
  • Able to build, wire and assemble complete electrical panels and electrical enclosures.
  • Always looking to keep our Company on the leading edge of all new automation and newest practices.
  • Work on constant improvement of all processes and cycle times.
  • Ability to read, write and understand electrical prints.
  • Full understanding of Three Phase, 120 VAC and small DC voltages.
  • Able to read, understand and write PLC programs, Siemens and Allen Bradley.
  • Full understand of robotics principles and programming.
  • Able to assist Production, Engineering and Maintenance on electrical and programming issues.
  • Good understanding of all automation devices.
  • Able to lead and manage new projects from electrical, robotic and programming roles.
  • Experience trouble shooting, design and programming skills for PLC and robotics.
  • Assist Maintenance department with troubleshooting and programing.
  • Design and build of electrical cabinets and its components.
  • Adaptability of any processors in our plant.
  • Full understanding of capital projects and ability to assist and find innovative ways to build on a limited budget.
 
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related degree
  • Experience in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Exceptional time management and organizational skills
  • 3-5 years of experience preferred
  • Able to communicate efficiently both orally and in writing, including the ability to communicate with all levels of management, especially first line.
  • Willingness to travel to customers, suppliers and group companies. 
Our client will relocate from all sections of the US. We have placed several professionals at this plant over the years and have a National Contract with the Company. This plant (and this Company) is a premier employer.