controls and systems engineer

Position: controls and systems engineer
Job Location: midwest
Salary: open
How to Apply: Send your resume to:

NFPA 79, IEEE, CE, UL, European Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC are a few

ible for planning, designing, programming, implementing, and documenting the
electrical hardware and computer software necessary to operate machine tools; developing the Operator’s
Manuals; training operators; and providing customer support.
Position Demands:
‚ 4-year degree in a technical field, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science preferred
‚ Experience in computer programming; particularly machine controls, PLCs and CNCs
‚ Ability to manage projects to achieve on-time delivery, within budget
‚ Proficiency with PCs, including word processing/spreadsheets; CAD experience helpful
‚ Creative, innovative, investigative, quality conscious, and attentive to detail
‚ Strong analytical, communication, and presentation skills
‚ Mathematical and mechanical aptitude
‚ Technical writing and typing skills
‚ Cooperation, concentration, and flexibility for performing a variety of tasks with team members
‚ Self-motivated and multi-task oriented, with strong work ethic and ability to work effectively in a selfdirected,
self-inspected environment
‚ Valid drivers license and insurability to drive company or rental vehicles
‚ Perform other job-related duties as assigned
Working Relationships:
This position is part of the systems engineering team, directed by the Systems Engineering Manager. As
part of multiple project teams, this position is responsible for working well with other members of the
organization. Additionally, this position is responsible for providing customer and peer training and
troubleshooting. Effective communication for frequent interactions with suppliers, other team members, and
customers is essential.
Essential Functions:
‚ Design the control system
‚ Review customer requirements, DMS quotations and customer purchase orders
‚ Using CNC application languages, write and update software necessary for machine operation,
including menu systems, macros, machine interface, and ladder logic
‚ Design screen layout for operator interface
‚ Test programs to ensure accuracy and de-bug software as required
‚ Lay out the electrical I/O and design electrical schematics
‚ Develop and write electrical Bills of Materials, Systems Engineering Books, and Operator’s Manuals
‚ Order materials and select appropriate vendors to assure on time delivery
‚ Develop and optimize grinding and machining processes for projects, including specific parameters
and customizations
‚ Start up machine on plant floor, test, and de-bug as required
‚ Train customer operators both in plant and at customer site
‚ Maintain liaison with customers and provide troubleshooting as required
‚ Assist with sales presentations and quotations
‚ Travel independently by personal automobile or commercial transportation to customer sites and
other  Manufacturing work sites as needed with minimal advance notice
This position is responsible for responding satisfactorily to customer, supplier, and team requirements. W ork
must be completed in a timely manner and problems must be addressed in a pro-active fashion. A focus
on quality is necessary to maintain ISO 9001 certification. Participation in the engineering team is essential
to effectiveness.