Our client is a high-tech industrial automation products distributor and control systems integrator in Appleton WI. They are currently an Advanced Control Systems Engineer who will be responsible for developing/designing machine and process control systems and implementing the finished product as required by the customer.  Knowledge in web handling is expected.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Manage projects from definition to installation and customer acceptance.
    • Maintain cost and schedule tracking of projects against quoted price and delivery.
    • Develop and maintain project milestones, parts lists and ordering, and electrical schematics.
    • Provide communication to customers, panel shop employees, the account manager, and other team members.
    • Lead and/or support start-up of systems in the shop and at the customer site.
  • Perform PLC programming and design/configure temperature controls systems, drive systems, and HMI systems for web handling applications (unwinds, rewinds, extruders, dancers, load cells, torque control, tension control, etc.)
  • Create viable project plans (scope development) and P&IDs
  • Create quotations, budgetary designs, ROI calculations, and lead customer presentations
  • Be the company’s subject matter expert on web handling technology
  • Be part of the after-hours rotation. (Typically, 2 weeks per year)
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience

  • College Degree in engineering; three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • The Advanced Control Systems Engineer will be required to understand the following technical skills to perform their job.
    • Rockwell Automation PLCs (ControlLogix, SLC, PLC5)
    • Siemens Automation PLCs (S7-300, S7-1200, S7-1500 using SIMATIC Manager and TIA Portal)
    • Parker SSD Drive Systems
    • Rockwell Drive Systems
    • Siemens Drive Systems
    • Parker Automation Products
    • SCADA/HMI Applications (Intellution, Wonderware, Red Lion)
    • Eurotherm and RKC Controllers
    • System troubleshooting and problem solving
    • Industry Standards (NEC/NRPA70, NFPA 79, NFPA 70)

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