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Controls Design Engineer

Edgewater Automation

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Posted on 02/19/2019


St. Joseph, MI USA


Engineering professional with Allen-Bradley and/or Siemens PLC programming experience. Ability to develop a controls hardware design plan for automated equipment. Development of machine programming logic which includes writing software, program debug, and on-site customer support.

Major Duties & Responsibilities

  • Support project from kickoff through build, debug, runoff and installation
  • Hardware design: power distribution, communication, safety, electrical/pneumatic/hydraulic schematics, and panel layout
  • Write and document software
  • Write software and debug after power-up
  • Ability to travel as required (about 25%)

Minimum Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to self-learn new technologies, practices, concepts, etc. as required
  • Communication skills with all levels (project management, suppliers, colleagues, customer, etc.)
  • Organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple simultaneous tasks
  • Ability to estimate hours and budget costs
  • Troubleshoot electrical, pneumatic, and mechanical systems
  • Self-starter that is able to work either in a team environment or independently
  • Microsoft Office

Minimum Education & Experience

  • BSEE, BSEET, BSME or equivalent desired
  • Electrical and pneumatic design for automated systems
  • Risk assessment processes & current applicable safety standards
  • Industrial robot programming (Fanuc preferred)
  • HMI programming
  • PLC programming (Allen-Bradley or Siemens preferred)
  • Hardware design (NFPA 79 standards)

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Edgewater Automation is a uniquely experienced designer and builder of custom automation equipment with locations in St. Joseph, MI and Spartanburg, SC. Markets served include Energy, Life Science, Transportation, Consumer Products, and Electronics. As a member of the Manders Group, we install and support our equipment worldwide. Our innovative solutions address the challenges our customers face in today’s dynamic global manufacturing environment. When you’re tasked with finding a team to des

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