Controls Software Engineer

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Location
Fort Wayne, IN
Salary
$1+
Job Type
Direct Hire
Degree
Associate
Date
Sep 13, 2017
Job ID
2495273
Due to growth, our client is hiring an Industrial PLC Software Engineer.  

PRIMARY DUTIES
An industrial software engineer’s primary duty is to design, commission, and debug PLC and industrial devices for custom assembly machines.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

Ability to travel, both stateside and internationally is required - up to 20%
  • Be responsible for the design, commissioning, and debug of software control systems for special test and assembly machines
  • Use Rockwell-based PLC automation tools (such as Logix 5000 and FactoryTalk View) to commission machines
  • Use SIEMENS-based PLC automation tools (such as TIA Portal and WinCC Flexible) to commission machines
  • Experience with barcode processing and manipulation of data
  • Experience with tracking part process data throughout a production line using barcodes or RFID
  • Use proprietary configuration tools from suppliers to automate special devices (such as servo motors, nut rundown systems, leak testers, etc.)
  • Have the proficiency to interpret electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic schematics.
  • Learn new assembly processes (using pre-prepared documentation) and automate these processes to the customer’s satisfaction
  • Work closely with other engineers to solve machine design and debug problems (including non-software related issues)
 
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
  • Vocational training or associate’s degree required
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a relevant industrial engineering field preferred
 
FIELD EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS
  • Mastery of typical Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.) and PC hardware setup
  • Understanding of industrial network applications, such as Ethernet/IP,
    Profinet, and I/O Link
  • Willing to learn new commissioning tools and techniques as necessary
  • Strong technical and hands-on debug skill
  • The ability to handle programming on site at a customer’s facility under pressure
  • A clean driving record is required
 
The ability to travel, and a strong desire to learn emerging controls technology and structured methodology is paramount to this position!