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Title: Software Controls Engineer
Hiring Organization: Connexion Systems & Engineering
· Our client is seeking: Performs complicated control systems engineering work of major complexity that requires a high degree of technical competence. Conducts independent technical investigations involving the application of a wide variety of electrical engineering and software design principles.
Compensation, Benefits, and Employment Type
- Duration – Permanent
- Pay rate: $115-120K
- Job Location: Billerica, MA
- Job# bh11087
- Date Posted: 5/26/2020
Essential duties and responsibilities
· Uses a high level of expertise to specify and implement all details of a complex PLC control system for large industrial equipment.
· Duties include full technical responsibility for planning, organizing and conducting product development projects within the design, fabrication, modification and evaluation of industrial equipment.
· Designs and programs all details of a PLC control system including machine control logic and communications to supervisory systems.
· Plans projects involving new concepts and approaches to the design on new products.
· Responsible for the design, specification and documentation of complex thermal processing systems, subassemblies and components. Responsible for the layout and detailed electrical design and documentation of subsystems and subassemblies.
· Recommends electrical hardware, instrumentation, sensors and controls for inclusion in design specifications based on past experience and on catalogue reference data.
· Will interact with other Engineers, Designers, Sales, Marketing, Manufacturing, and Purchasing personnel to complete design projects quickly and cost effectively.
· Will travel globally to solve complex problems with equipment in the field, provide technical expertise to the Sales organization, work with and develop suppliers, interact and direct engineering activities.
· Create new or revise electrical schematics, layouts and bills of material to fully document the machine electrical control system.
· Study industry standards and ensure that designs are safe and meet applicable industry safety requirements.
· Actively participate in design reviews. Review designs with other Engineering, Manufacturing, Sales, and Marketing personnel as well as equipment users to ensure that designs meet all requirements.
· Prepare and present written, oral visual material to support proposals, presentations, design reviews and written reports.
· Develop cost estimates for proposed projects which include labor and material costs.
· Maintain project folders and report project status to Manager, Engineers and others on a regular basis.
· Plan, perform or direct and document experiments to prove design performance
· Coordinate project tasks and schedules, delegate work to designers / drafters and support staff as required.
· Interact with customers and support groups, affected by design development, to obtain and communicate pertinent project information.
· Duties are performed under moderate supervision by more senior engineering staff.
· Strictly adhere to all our safety policies.
Other duties and responsibilities
- Some international travel according to business needs.
Skills and knowledge
· Expert at PLC based control system design, both the real time as well as Windows10.
· Able to perform various electrical circuit calculations involving motors, transformers, heaters, and various instrumentation and controls.
· Proficient electrical design CAD skills
· Experience with programming languages such as Structured Text, VB, C#, C++
· Experience with both hardware emulators and software debugging tools.
· In depth knowledge of both digital and analog circuitry design.
· Knowledgeable in industry design and international safety standards involving electrical systems.
· Able to make decisions independently on engineering problems.
· Able to handle multiple projects and tasks concurrently.
· Strong ability to work with others and be an active part of a cross functional team.
· Excellent problem solving and trouble shooting skills.
· Highly organized and detail oriented with the ability to prioritize, manage multiple projects and work to a schedule.
· Microsoft Office proficiency.
Education and experience
· BS in Electrical Engineering
Requires a minimum of 5 years of experience in an Engineer 1 or similar role
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