Electrical Controls Engineer

  • location: Chicago, IL
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $90,000 - $120,000 per year

job description

Electrical Controls Engineer

job summary:
Looking for a new opportunity? Come join a fast growing, innovative team seeking an Electrical Controls Engineer. If you fit the qualifications below, please apply!

  • Minimum Technical Degree in Electrical Engineering or 7+ years of experience in Designing, programming, and implementing control systems.
  • Experience working with PLC's, (PLC5, SLC500, CLogix, Siemens S7, TI-505, Modicon), HMI's,(CTC Interact, Panelview Plus, Wincc Flex) AC Drives (Yaskawa, ABB, AB) and Servo Controls.
  • Experience with design and implementation of Network communication protocols, IE Profibus, Profinet, Ethernet I/P, Devicenet, Peerlink, ASI Modbus Plus.
  • Experience with design and implementation of machine controls and equipment safety.
  • Sound understanding of engineering and/or electrical principles and their creative application on the job.
  • Working knowledge of electrical standards (NEC, NFPA, UL etc)
  • Proficient in AutoCAD.
location: CHICAGO, Illinois
job type: Permanent
salary: $90,000 - 120,000 per year
work hours: 8am to 4pm
education: Bachelors
  • Understands and complies with position related safety SOPs and work instructions, especially for Electrical Safety, Lockout/Tag out, Machine Guarding, Housekeeping, SQF, and Personal Protective Equipment.
  • Domestic and International travel (up to 80%) required to manufacturing sites to perform startup / installation / support and troubleshooting duties.
  • Designs, develops all aspects of programming and electrical engineering activities for new projects and/or equipment upgrades.
  • Generates electrical schematics in compliance with established company standards and applicable regulatory codes.
  • Provide technical assistance to the manufacturing operations to resolve quality and/or productivity issues to meet budgeted objectives.
  • Coordinate activities and efforts with maintenance, outside contractors, and operations personnel.
  • Implements electric controls design by providing installation, start-up, and technical support to resolving production problems associated with electric controls.
  • Assists manufacturing with process and/or quality improvements to meet cost and/or quality targets.
  • Implements methods for improving OEE and spoilage reduction; through conveying layouts, control methods, and analyzing areas of process variations.
  • Enhances engineering and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments
  • Provide Training of new technologies to plant electrical support staff.
  • Organizes design project by identifying short-term and long-range issues; preparing timetables, cost estimates, and required resources.

The essential functions of this role include:

  • manual lifting up to 50lbs
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 7 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors
  • Controls
  • Controls
  • Network
  • PLC
  • AutoCAD
  • Electrical Engineering

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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