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Controls Engineer

Reliance One, Inc.
Job Description
Controls Engineer Responsibilities
  • Design electrical circuits, pneumatic circuits, plc programs and HMI configurations to control assembly automation for the automotive powertrain industry
  • Effectively communicate with vendors, co-workers and customers while completing design tasks
  • Design automotive powertrain assembly controls systems to conform to as-sold specifications as described in written sales proposals and kick-off meetings
  • Develop, program and document:
  • 480VAC and 120VAC power distribution circuits
  • 24VDC power and logic control circuits
  • Safety circuits applying latest automotive requirements
  • PLC I/O layouts
  • Pneumatic control circuits
  • PLC machine control programs
  • HMI configurations
  • Perform start-up of above systems in facilities and customer plants as required
  • Understand customer design and build specifications and specific project requirements as described by customer supplied documents
  • Provide completed designs that meet high quality standards, cost targets, and schedule constraints
  • Obtain necessary subcontract support and quotations for engineering services and purchased components
  • Interface with and provide support to all operational departments including Sales, Manufacturing, Project Management, Service and Applications
  • Interface with customers’ technical personnel in a professional manner
  • Regular reporting of project progress and status to the customer and management
  • Participate in project review meetings regarding the project execution and progress
  • Travel: 25-35%
 
Controls Engineer Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related engineering field or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years’ experience designing machine control systems for automotive applications
  • 3+ years’ experience with Siemens S7 programming experience
  • PLC logic, RLL, STL
  • HMI configurations
  • Safety PLC
  • Project a professional appearance and attitude
  • Good customer relation skills
  • Superior organizational skills
  • Good communication and technical writing skills
  • Must be willing to travel to customer locations for start-up and support
  • Valid drivers’ license that is recognized in the state of Michigan
  • Must be eligible for a valid passport
 
Reliance One, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
 
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