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Controls Engineer

Auburn Hills, Michigan
Controls Engineer - Robot.  The Controls Engineer is responsible for the programming, installation, debug, and commissioning of robotic and plc software equipment related to Company projects.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Programming, troubleshooting, and preparation of robots to customer specifications. 
  • Develop and implement software designs from functional specifications utilizing Siemens S7 and other software packages.  Executes software product design, feasibility studies, preparation of specifications and technical documentation.
  • Perform robot debug and commission activities on shop floor and customer site.
  • Perform PLC debug and commission activities on shop floor and customer site. 
  • Carries out engineering solutions and designs in compliance with engineering principles, company standards, customer requirements and project specifications.
  • Prepare software documentation for customer approval, and final documentation.
  • Addresses potential problems and carries out appropriate actions individually or proposes solutions to the project engineer depending on the severity of the problem.
  • Comply with and enforce all company and customer safety policies. 
  • Regular attendance at the assigned job site(s).
 
Education and/or Experience Required
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field, and 4 years of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Working experience programming ABB Robots is required. 
  • Working experience utilizing Siemens Step 7 is required. 
 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Proven success programming and debugging Fanuc, KUKA, or other robot programs
  • Experience with AB Control Logix and Schneider (telemechanique) preferred
  • Demonstrated understanding of mechanical and hardware schematics.
  • Ability to present information and respond to questions from customers and suppliers.
  • Ability to travel up to 50%
 
 

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