Software Controls Engineer
Job Opportunity at Career Development Partners

Posted on Jul 30

http://www.CareerDevelopmentPartners.com    918-293-0500

Location: Atlanta, GA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4164793

Job Description:
Responsible for all aspects of the control systems on automated assembly systems.  From concepting through final customer acceptance and documentation.
  • Understanding and ensuring compliance with the health and safety regulations and quality standards of the country in which work is undertaken
  • Developing new business proposals; and accepting responsibility and a level of accountability commensurate with the seniority of the position.
  • Create a controls architecture from a sales quotation.
  • Working collaboratively with design engineers, operation engineers, purchasers and other internal staff
  • Thorough understanding mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic drawings.
  • Manage the controls content of projects within cost and time constraints
  • Review and evaluate customer specifications.
  • Generate electrical drawings with AutoCAD or Eplan or oversee such designs.
  • Program logic controllers in ladder, sequential graphs and/or statement lists. (Siemens, AB, Beckhoff, Pilz, etc.)
  • Develop HMI systems for efficient process control along with SCADA & MES (WinCC, FactoryTalk, Xenon, etc.).
  • Program industrial robots for applications in material handling, testing, machine tending or as per process demands (Fanuc, Adept, ABB, etc.)
  • Writing computer software (VB, C++, SQL, etc)
  • Work alone or with other Controls Engineers in commissioning machines
  • Design, test and document safety systems for the machines adhering to established country-specific requirements (Pilz, AB, Siemens, etc.)
  • Integrate and commission servo drives and amplifiers into process automation for linear and/or rotary movements. (Siemens, Beckhoff, AB, SEW, Bosch, etc.)
  • Use experience with vision systems (Keyence, Cognex, etc.) and knowledge of different fieldbus systems and its implementation to perform duties.
  • Troubleshooting and problem-solving
  • Creating and reviewing machine operational manuals
  • Maintaining and modifying existing control systems
  • Liaising with clients, suppliers, contractors and relevant authorities
  • Travel domestically and internationally 25-30% of the time.
Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related field or foreign equivalent (desired but not required). 
Minimum of 5 years’ experience designing and developing software for complex high-volume production systems for automotive and/or pharmaceutical industry.
Familiarity with GAMP 5 practices a plus.  
Understand budget requirements and project schedule. Technical writing for machine manuals. Accountable for project schedule and budget requirements.
Able to travel to customer sites domestically and internationally.
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