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Product Engineer – PLC and Networks
Cumming, GA

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Product Engineers needed in the Atlanta, GA area for a thriving industrial automation products company, with product lines that include: PLC’s/I/O/PC Control, HMI’s/Communications, Drives/Motors/Motion, Process/Fluid Power, and Power Distribution. The Product Engineer – PLC and Connectivity will oversee all aspects of product support from “cradle to grave” working in a team environment.

Primary responsibility is products in the area of PLCs including legacy PLCs, new PLCs, remote I/O, and industrial communication products. The Product Engineer is a cross-functional servant leader and bridge-builder working within the team, with other teams, and with our product suppliers.

Great things about working here!

  • LOW TRAVEL
  • 8-5 or 8-6 with half-day off each week, NO OVERTIME
  • Quarterly bonuses and generous profit sharing
  • Team-based culture
  • Training provided first month and ongoing training
  • Excellent benefits: health/dental/life insurance, 401k, quarterly bonus, profit-sharing
  • On-campus cafe and gym and exercise classes
  • Tuition reimbursement

Responsibilities:

  • Product evaluation and testing
  • Sourcing documentation or material for catalog, manuals, webinars, application notes/articles, example programs, etc.
  • Support for new product introductions
  • Backline support for the internal technical customer support team
  • Technical product training for internal teams
  • Life-cycle projects to improve product quality or to lower product cost
  • Supplier evaluation including product packaging and barcode labels
  • Supplier evaluation for product support capabilities
  • Some scheduled domestic and international travel is required

Qualifications:

  • Requires education in a technical discipline with a preference for BS in electrical or mechanical engineering or at least 10 years of experience
  • Requires 7 years of experience (10 years is preferred) in the industrial control & automation market. This could include product application, control system integration, technical support, and/or product design involving process controllers, temperature controllers, process sensors, and other similar products. Similar experience in related markets such as building automation may be considered.
  • Experience with industrial control products such as HMIs, Remote I/O, and Variable Frequency Drives, Servos, and Encoders is desirable
  • Experience with network topology including basic understanding of how to securely layout an industrial network is desirable
  • Experience with basic configuration and use of managed switches, routers and VPN is desirable
  • Experience of Industry 4.0 network technologies such as MQTT, Sparkplug B, OPC-UA, etc. is desirable
  • Experience with Industry 4.0 SCADA and Cloud technologies including security management and certificate is desirable.
  • Basic understanding of industrial cybersecurity best practices is desirable
  • Experience with agency approvals such as UL, CSA, RoHS, etc. and CAD such as AutoCAD, SolidWorks, etc. is desirable
  • Must possess self-confidence, organizational skills, time management skills, and excellent communication skills
  • Must also be able to work on and manage projects independently, meet deadlines, and have excellent interpersonal skills


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