Electrical Controls Engineer (Romeo, MI)

Job Description
Electrical Controls Engineer
Summary of primary duties and responsibilities:
  • Develop and support control systems, drives, and other applications in Molding, Assembly, Extrusion and Mixing Departments.
  • Prepare project justifications and documentation (M0 and M1) as required to obtain approval; lead project to completion and measure success (M5) after implementation.
  • Communicate with customers during quotation phase of new potential launches and to troubleshoot and coordinate appropriate response measures on existing equipment.
  • Identify and implement appropriate technologies, controls and automation to maintain a competitive advantage in the market.
  • Responsible for all aspects of electrical distribution and controls including plant distribution, electrical controls system design, specification, programming / debug, and start-up assistance. 
This position works closely with all levels of the organization to fulfill needs.  Activities of this person will include (but are not limited to):
  • Management of one-line drawings of plant electrical distribution
  • Management of new equipment installation
  • Provide input regarding electrical plant safety systems and procedures
  • Developing equipment controls concept utilizing P & ID
  • Generation and modification of control schematics
  • Electrical panel layout design and bill of materials creation
  • Robot programming
  • PLC programming (Allen Bradley preferred)
  • Operator interface programming
  • Motion control system configuration, programming and support
  • Work with skilled trades, operators and outside vendors to troubleshoot hardware and software issues.
  • Ensure that equipment performs as specified. Develop and document metrics
  • Collaboration with internal resources and outside vendors to ensure that all project goals are met
The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in engineering leadership including:
  • Development and implementation of standard engineering practices
  • Detailed documentation relevant to appropriate stage of project
  • Project management
  • Ability to work with all levels to identify issues and bring to resolution
  • Preparation of cost estimates
  • Project cost justification and budget
  • Research of new equipment, systems, and processes to advance plant operations
  • Supervision of equipment installation and commissioning
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology
  • CAD experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Project management
  • Knowledge of control systems concept and design
  • Knowledge of controls programming and troubleshooting
  • Knowledge of electrical systems, examples may include:
    • NEC code
    • Plant electrical supply power
    • Control circuits
    • Motion control
    • PLC programming
  • Experience with AutoCad
  • Experience with project management
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint
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