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THIS OPEN POSITION IS LOCATED ONLY AT THE FOLLOWING
LOCATION: BFG4 Fort Wayne Facility
The person in this role will be responsible for completing the automation portion of large capital projects in support of the Plant Capital execution as well as Plant Technical support to enable the plant to meet its market, productivity, and/or quality goals. They will assist management with pre-studies of deployment and development projects in the EE / Automation field. They will also complete design studies, follow procurement and fabrication of equipment and lead the installation, commissioning and startup of the equipment in an industrial plant environment.
Provide detailed electrical design and automation programming for assigned projects.
Provide estimates and technical schedules for all phases of process equipment addition, replacement or upgrade.
Provide backup support and training to plant maintenance teams on new automation systems that they implement.
Collaborate with internal company support groups to accomplish objectives and provide contract engineering management and direction when needed.
Participate in assigned major capital projects and/or modifications from start to finish, including equipment reception, commissioning, and acceptance.
Bachelor’s in Electro-mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or equivalent technical experience in the field
Preferred minimum of at least 3 years of Engineering experience
Minimal travel, 5-10% maximum (vendor machine acceptance, support of local facility)
Experience with electrical design standards and able to complete controls systems designs using standard CAD design tools
Experience with PLC programming standards & programming software, including GRAFCET, Ladder Logic, and Structured Text. Specific experience with Rockwell (Allen-Bradley) and Siemens is a plus.
Experience with Variable Frequency drives and Motion Control technologies. Specific experience with Rockwell, Siemens and Control Techniques is a plus.
Experience with HMI configuration, programming and communication. Specific experience with Rockwell is a plus.
Experience with controls systems network interfaces and various protocols for communications between devices including computer system databases.
Experience in Project Team Leadership or Project Management is preferred, but not required
Vision System configuration and interface for width measurement applications and defect detection applications is preferred, but not required. Specific experience with Cognex, Keyence, Adept, Bytewise, Gocator is a plus.
Robotic experience, configuration or knowledge is preferred, but not required. Specific experience with Fanuc, ABB is a plus. Experience with AGV's (Auto-guided vehicles) and Vision Systems.