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Controls Engineer, Test and Automation

Robotmaster (Hypertherm Inc.)

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Posted on 01/11/2024

Location

Lebanon NH

Description

Hypertherm is looking to add a Controls Engineer to our Test & Automation Team!

https://hypertherm.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/hypertherm-careers/job/West-Lebanon-NH/Controls-Engineer--Test-and-Automation_R2811

Position Overview 

In this new role, you’ll be responsible for design development, mentoring, documenting, installing and maintaining equipment with electrical controls in custom machines for Hypertherm Operations, ensuring that these systems and processes operator effectively, efficiently and safely.

Our ideal candidate will be an expert in developing software for PLC and motions controls such as Allen Bradley Compact and ControlLogix, with robots such as Fanuc, Epsom, and UR, and vision systems such as Cognex and Keyence. Your ability to demonstrate knowledge to write software and integrate a variety of other systems and components such as servo presses, sensors, PCs and gages as well as software-based products like Lab View will be critical to the team’s success.

If this sounds like an exciting opportunity, we invite you to read on to see how you can make an impact as a Controls Engineer at Hypertherm!

Who you are and the experience you bring: 

  • Designing and developing new control systems
  • Testing, maintaining and modifying existing systems
  • Gather and analyzing data for run off and machine acceptance qualifications, presenting findings in written reports
  • Working collaboratively with design engineers, operation engineers, purchasers and other internal Hypertherm associates
  • Collaborating with clients, suppliers, contractors and relevant authorities to achieve projects requirements (Ex. Regulatory, NFPA 79 and specialty services such as for sound and emissions
  • Project Management within cost and time constrained environments
  • Understanding and ensuring compliance with relevant health and safety regulations and quality standards
  • Providing advice, training, mentoring and consultancy support
  • Purchasing equipment
  • Writing reusable software
  • Documenting test and maintenance procedures
  • Knowledge of FMEA, risk assessments, DFt/a

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering
  • 3+ years of experience with hands on Controls automation, design, procure and build experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Solid understanding of mistake proofing principles
  • Provide ability to work collaboratively and independently, such as priotizing development process and project management while supporting ongoing projects and manufacturing
  • Microsoft Office tools, Gantt Charts, Minitab, Solid Works, AutoCAD, Power BI
  • Why join Hypertherm?

    ·        Collaborative, 100% employee-owned?culture? 

    ·        Profit-Sharing?and?Employee?Stock Ownership?(ESOP)? 

    ·        Five days/year paid?Community Service Time

    ·        Strong commitment to?Environmental Stewardship

    ·        Stable,?growing?organization with a?no-layoff philosophy

Major Duties & Responsibilities

Position Overview 

In this new role, you’ll be responsible for design development, mentoring, documenting, installing and maintaining equipment with electrical controls in custom machines for Hypertherm Operations, ensuring that these systems and processes operator effectively, efficiently and safely.

Our ideal candidate will be an expert in developing software for PLC and motions controls such as Allen Bradley Compact and ControlLogix, with robots such as Fanuc, Epsom, and UR, and vision systems such as Cognex and Keyence. Your ability to demonstrate knowledge to write software and integrate a variety of other systems and components such as servo presses, sensors, PCs and gages as well as software-based products like Lab View will be critical to the team’s success.

If this sounds like an exciting opportunity, we invite you to read on to see how you can make an impact as a Controls Engineer at Hypertherm!

Minimum Skills & Abilities

Who you are and the experience you bring: 

  • Designing and developing new control systems
  • Testing, maintaining and modifying existing systems
  • Gather and analyzing data for run off and machine acceptance qualifications, presenting findings in written reports
  • Working collaboratively with design engineers, operation engineers, purchasers and other internal Hypertherm associates
  • Collaborating with clients, suppliers, contractors and relevant authorities to achieve projects requirements (Ex. Regulatory, NFPA 79 and specialty services such as for sound and emissions
  • Project Management within cost and time constrained environments
  • Understanding and ensuring compliance with relevant health and safety regulations and quality standards
  • Providing advice, training, mentoring and consultancy support
  • Purchasing equipment
  • Writing reusable software
  • Documenting test and maintenance procedures
  • Knowledge of FMEA, risk assessments, DFt/a

Minimum Education & Experience

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering
  • 3+ years of experience with hands on Controls automation, design, procure and build experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Solid understanding of mistake proofing principles
  • Provide ability to work collaboratively and independently, such as priotizing development process and project management while supporting ongoing projects and manufacturing
  • Microsoft Office tools, Gantt Charts, Minitab, Solid Works, AutoCAD, Power BI

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