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Controls Engineer in Cleveland at Amotec Inc.

Date Posted: 8/30/2018

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Our client, located in NE Ohio, a manufacturer of custom machinery has an immediate need for a Controls Engineer. The Controls Engineer will be responsible for controls systems design, component specification, PLC programming simulation and testing. Additionally, contributes to panel design and layout, bill of materials, and wiring schematics. Work may be performed on a variety of new and existing electrical systems either in house or at customer locations. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Develops PLC programs to meet customer requirements
  • Creates all necessary drawings and support documentation
  • Participates in machine equipment wiring and start up
  • Integrates robotic handling systems with process control systems
  • Participates in customer machine issue diagnosis and resolution
  • Provides remote support to customers on an as needed basis
  • May be required to perform/troubleshoot basic mechanical repairs
  • Diagnoses, tests and repairs malfunctioning electrical and electronic components such as transformers, motors and encoders, drive vales and sensors.
  • Supports and assists in electrical upgrades and changes for equipment and facilities
  • May assist with control wiring for newly installed machines and equipment such as robots and programmable controllers.
  • Performs and/or facilitates on-site start-up and training activities

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Associates Degree or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years' experience with electrical systems and/or machine controls systems.
  • An understanding of PLC and HMI logic development, programming and debug.
  • Experience with one or more of the following: Allen Bradley, Mitsubishi, Siemens, or Omron required.
  • Experience with design and integration of robotic material handling programs (ABB, FANAC, MOTOMAN) a plus. Pneumatic and hydraulic experience preferred.
  • Ability to travel up to 30%, including international



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