Controls Engineer

Lake Orion - Michigan - United States - Industry - Automotive - Engineering & Design - Other

Brunel is currently searching for a Sr. Hardware/Software Controls Engineer for a contract to direct position located in Auburn Hills, MI.

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Cindy King, Account manager

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About this role

The Sr. Controls Engineer will design systems of electrical and fluid controls for a variety of applications including welders, robots, assembly, conveyance and transfer systems.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES – HARDWARE:

  • Understands customer specifications, standards, and local and/or national electric codes for use in designing hardware schematics.
  • Constructs electrical and Fluid schematic packages by laying out I/O, designing magnetic circuits, fusing, control panel layouts, bills of material, and cable layouts.
  • Performs the required sizing calculation for power, heat dissipation, wire sizing, fusing, etc.
  • Researches, develops and customizes new hardware and software interfaces.
  • Coordinate and review with Technical Leaders, Automation Engineers, Sr. Controls Engineers, and colleagues to maintain consistency within a given project.
  • Checks hardware schematics detail work of Entry Level Controls Engineers
  • Works within the scope definition and timing (due date) requirements.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES – SOFTWARE:

  • Understands customer specifications along with standards for use in designing software programs.
  • Researches, develops and customizes new hardware and software interfaces.
  • Modifies existing logic for ‘kit’ designs, and create logic utilizing existing references on simple to intermediate complexity systems.
  • Must be capable of developing Human Machine Interface (HMI) screens and interface from scratch.
  • Coordinate and review with Technical Leaders, Automation Engineers, Sr. Controls Engineers, and colleagues to maintain consistency within a given project.
  • Checks Logic and HMI work of Entry Level Controls Engineers

About you

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Expertise designing with AutoCAD / EPlan
  • Competence in HMIs and PLCs (Allen Bradley, Siemens, Modicon, Dynex, etc)
  • Knowledge of machines, tools, and print reading. An understanding of mechanical systems, their components, and the relationship of those systems to the controls design.
  • Ability to train and mentor other Controls Engineers.
  • Capable of directing 5 or more individuals as required to accomplish projects assignments. Also may be required to provide feedback to management in evaluations of these employees.
  • 5 years minimum previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience on projects in the Automotive sector (GM, Ford, FCA etc.) as well as Tier 1 suppliers (Dana, Magna, Tower etc.) is required for this position. Must master all competencies of Jr. and Mid-level Controls Engineers.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical / Computer Engineering or Electronics Technology or a minimum of five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. for any employer, no sponsorship available.

What we offer

In addition to your hourly wages, Brunel offers several benefit options that include medical, dental and vision that will begin on your first day of employment. We are an equal opportunity employer. Qualified and interested applicants encouraged to apply directly to c.king@brunel.net.

About us

Our client is a turn-key solutions provider for automated systems specializing in Controls Design.

Summary

  • Vacancy number: PUB252789
  • Location: Lake Orion
  • Market: Industry
  • hours per week: 40
  • Branch: Automotive
  • Education level: Other
  • Area of Expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Closing date: Sunday, March 22, 2020
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Feel free to contact

CK

Cindy King

Account manager Brunel USA - Detroit

+1 313-986-9073

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