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Controls Engineer in Burnham, IL at VisionPRO

Date Posted: 8/23/2018

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Job Description

Controls Engineer

Chicago, IL

Direct Hire

  • Responsible for controls systems design, specification, programming, simulation and testing, and start-up assistance.
  • Support efficiencies via process change, automation, etc. Program automated equipment to conform with production requirements. Design and quote electronic controls required to aid in the production processes. Receive Quotes and recommend sources of controls devices.
  • Program automated equipment to conform with production requirements. Facilitate/maintain process controls equipment. Develop and design plant and process improvements (layout, equipment, process, ergonomics)
  • Identify key process controls/systems and provide appropriate resources to maintain compliance with all applicable government safety and environmental standards.
  • Advise Maintenance Technicians. Document all activities as required. Adhere to all company guidelines for Emergency Evacuation to ensure employee safety.
  • Support production in reducing / eliminating equipment and tooling downtime or scrap, utilizing good analytical methodologies.
  • Any additional responsibility deemed necessary by management.

Limits of Authority

  • Advise Department Manager of those situations that may pose a significant risk to the program, product assurance, facilities, employee safety or customer satisfaction results.
  • Initiate actions to prevent the occurrence of any nonconformance relating to product, process & systems. Identify and record any problems relating to the product, process or system.
  • Initiate, recommend or provide solutions thought the appropriate channels and verify implementation.
  • Control further processing and delivery of nonconforming product until the deficiency is corrected.
  • Initiate project RFQ’s with supporting documentation to be signed quote / negotiate pricing and timing from vendors for equipment and tooling sign off “Approved” layouts for facility if required.

Basic Education, Experience and Skills Required

  • Must have proven experience in: PLC logic and programming with any of the following PLCs: Allen Bradley, Modicon, GE Fanuc, Siemens, AutomationDirect, Mitsubishi, Omron, Aromat, Toshiba, HMI or SCADA programming and configuration of any of the following software packages Wonderware, Rockwell, Intellution, GE Cimplicity, Ci-Tech, Iconics, Siemens, US Data, etc.
  • 2 year minimum college education and 1 year of related experience in controls and assembly operations or an equivalent combination of education and experience PLC understanding and programming
  • Good mechanical / electrical skills
  • Possess excellent leadership abilities, organizational and communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and written and verbal communications
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Proficient advanced computer skills, knowledge in Microsoft (Word, Excel)
  • Panel design and layout, wiring schematic capabilities
  • Must have blue-print reading experience
  • Conveyor systems
  • Bar code readers
  • Field commissioning experience
  • Control Net and Device Net I/O systems
  • RS View

VisionPRO relentlessly delivers top talent to help our clients excel. We have been trusted for over 20 years to align the right talent to the right opportunity, expertly solving unique business challenges. From small businesses to the Fortune 500, our clients appreciate our consultative approach, resourcefulness, and fast response to their individual needs.