Controls Engineer

Normal, IL

Type: Contract-to-Hire

Category: Engineering

Job ID: 224371

Date Posted: 07/22/2021

System One is currently hiring for experienced Controls Engineers with an automotive background.

Experience & Job Duties:
  • Production Equipment Commissioning Services

Production Equipment Commissioning Services shall include, but are not limited to:

    • Working directly with equipment integrators under the supervision of controls engineers to bring equipment from power-on to start of production
    • Configuration and imaging of automation and network hardware
    • Implementation of Manufacturing Execution System (MES) and add-on-instructions (AOIs) in Rockwell Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)
    • Support of MES/equipment integration testing and validation
    • Support of integration fault-recovery testing and validation
    • Supporting debug and commissioning and carrying out changes based on debug/commissioning results
    • Supporting equipment safety buyoffs and final vendor buyoffs
  • Automation Development Services

Automation Development Services shall include but are not limited to:

    • At the direction of and in collaboration with controls lead, contribute updates to automation standards via:
      • Code contributions to sample programs (robot, PLC, etc.)
      • Code contributions to libraries (macros, AOIs, etc.)
      • Creation of design templates
      • Contributions to written standard documentation
    • Support iterative development and continuous improvement based on feedback
  • Robotics Engineering Services

Robotics Engineering Services shall include but are not limited to:

    • Create and/or modify teach pendant programs and/or macros which illustrate path planning as defined in the global robotics standard
    • Support on-site testing and implementation of the global robotics standards
    • Robot programming and teaching as needed
    • Robot setup and commissioning activities such as creating tool center points (“TCP”), user frame definitions, verification of robot mastering, initialization of robot Transmission Control Protocol/ Internet Protocol (“IP”) commutations between robot and end devices etc.
    • Perform robot safety buyoffs and make any necessary changes to conform to global robot safety standard
    • Review and optimize robot paths while ensuring it conforms to global robotics standard
    • Ongoing continuous improvement of robot programing to achieve better part quality while lowering cycle times
    • Assist, support and train maintenance and engineering personal as needed during commissioning activities
    • Leverage industry experience and best practices to help optimize the production process Kaizen (continuous improvement) of all applicable standards and processes