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Controls Engineer-Field Tech

Schaumburg, IL 60173

Posted: 02/28/2018 Employment Type: Direct Placement Category: Electrical and Electronics Engineers Job Number: 75188
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The Controls Engineer creates/edit programs for the CNC/PLC/HMI during the commissioning, installation, interface, and runoff of industrial automation and machine tools in North America. Other responsibilities include working with customer specifications to create electrical designs of industrial machine controls and safety circuits. This position is based out of our Chicago area office and will require travel to our customer locations for installation support (remote location is a possibility). The Controls Engineer supports the software controls technicians, mechanical engineering and electrical departments. 

We offer a competitive compensation package, commensurate with experience, together with a comprehensive range of employee benefits.

Education requirement - BSEE or an AAS/technical diploma with 5 or more years of related work experience

Desired Skills & Experience
  • Understands advanced software and machine control engineering principals
  • Robot programming – Fanuc RJ series controls (Roboguide is a plus)
  • CNC programming (Siemens 840D preferable) G-Code / M-Code
  • PLC programming (Siemens S7 & Allen Bradley RSLogix 500 preferable) Can create (LAD/STL/SCL) logic
  • HMI (Human Machine Interface) programming (Siemens Win CC flex (TIA Portal) / HMI Pro preferable)
  • Design/debug electrical and software interfaces of machine tools and robot/automated loaders
  • Electrical and software design of machine/automation safety circuits (E-stops, safety guarding, etc…)
  • Commissioning and tuning of frequency & servo drives including servo / AC motors
  • Can design and implement industrial communication and I/O networks (Profibus DP, Profinet, Ethernet IP or similar industrial communications networks )
  • Capable of programming Siemens Safety Integrated logic (SPL) or other integrated safety control systems and thorough understanding of integrated safety principles
  • The ability to work closely with other controls engineers \ technicians to ensure functional interfaces and installations

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