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Controls Engineer
Piqua, OH

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$100,000 - $120,000 / yr

Controls Engineer
Piqua, OH (The position is initially onsite, but might offer hybrid work over time)
Commensurate with experience. 
Opportunity Summary:
Designs, programs, and troubleshoots systems of electrical and hydraulic controls for custom designed equipment such as hydraulic compression molding machines, polymer dewatering and drying machines, and oilseed machines by performing the following duties. Our client is a global family owned company with a reputation for partnering with their customers to custom design and manufacture large industrial processing equipment to jointly solve unique customer problems. 
Job Duties:
  • Discusses project with Project Manager to review scope of supply and functional specifications of equipment.
  • Diagrams logic system for functions such as sequence and timing control using computer assisted engineering and design software.
  • Designs arrangements of linkage of conductors, relays, PLC’s, flow valves and other components of electrical, electronic, and hydraulic devices using computer assisted engineering and design software.
  • Designs interface system, including pushbuttons, switches, and Human-Machine-Interface (HMI) displays using computer assisted engineering and design software.
  • Develops Bill of Materials for scope of supply required on the project.
  • Confers with Assembly Team Electrical Assemblers and Wirers to resolve problems regarding building of control systems.
  • Reviews schematics and control configurations with customer’s representatives to answer questions.
  • Observes operation during trial run of programmed machine and equipment operation to verify that electrical signals in system conform to specifications.
  • Designs controls for optimizing operator interface with existing plant control systems.
  • Resolves (debugs) control issues such as hydraulic/electrical interface faults/errors.
  • Follows all ISO 9001 Quality Procedures and Work Instructions.
  • Other duties may be assigned.
  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering (B.S.E.E.) from four-year college or university and a minimum of five years of related experience.
  • Good understanding of electrical and electronic circuits. Ability to design schematics for control circuits.
  • Good understanding of hydraulics and hydraulic circuits.
  • Experience designing PLC systems to control large industrial machinery using Allen-Bradley or Siemens PLC systems.
  • Willingness to travel to customer locations, generally 10-15% of the time, but rarely would exceed 30% of the time. 
Keywords: Controls Engineer, Electrical Engineering, BSEE, Hydraulic, Hydraulics, Allen-Bradley, Siemens, PLC, Industrial capital machinery, Processing equipment.
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