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Controls Engineer II in Hickory, NC at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 2/22/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Hickory, NC
  • Job Type:
    Engineering
  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    2/22/2018

Job Description

AccruePartners values our contract and consulting employees. We strive to provide comprehensive, quality and an affordable suite benefits. Our employees are eligible for Medical, Vision, Dental, Short Term Disability and 401K and other benefits. 

WHO OUR CLIENT IS:

  • Fortune 500 manufacturing and technology organization with significant investment in R&D and Innovation.
  • Rich history with over 150 years of significant growth and innovation
  • Expanding global footprint in North America, South America, Europe and Asia
  • Industry leader within all 8 divisions and leader in each
  • Known for growing talent internally and promoting internally

WHY YOU SHOULD CONSIDER THIS OPPORTUNITY:

  • Culture: Highly collaborative, teamwork-oriented environment
  • Growth: Make an immediate impact in this high visibility role
  • Opportunity: Ability to drive change within organization with a focus on process improvement
  • Stability: Strong executive leadership team investing in its talent and elevating the global footprint

WHERE THIS POSITION IS LOCATED:

  • Hickory, NC

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Manage the electrical and controls scope of process improvement, capital expansion, and obsolescence mitigation projects
  • Implement robust, cost effective automation and process machine control systems
  • Interface with external system integrators to successfully deliver fully integrated process equipment systems
  • Participate in all phases of the project including design, fabrication, off-line integration and testing, installation, production start-up support, training of plant personnel, and technology transfer
  • Independently follow construction of equipment in vendors’ facilities

HOW YOU ARE QUALIFIED:

  • BSEE / BSCS with 2+ years manufacturing experience working with PLCs / HMIs / VFDs controlling process and automation equipment
  • Must have experience in programming of Allen Bradley ControlLogix v20 systems
  • Ability to generate, debug and modify PLC code – ladder logic, structured text and function
  • block diagram
  • Must have experience in programming of HMI / SCADA systems programming in a plant environment including higher level communications protocols – Red Lion / GE IFIX
  • Ensure proactive safety measures for all equipment and processes
  • Seeks to identify and correct potential safety or environmental issues using NEC, NFPA, and other pertinent safety codes
  • Ensure safety procedures, such as Lock-Out Tag-Out, are followed
  • Generate and interpret electrical drawings using AutoCAD Electrical 2015 for systems design including control panel layouts, component documentation, and schematics
  • Prepare initial CAD design layouts of both complete electrical controls systems and control sub-sections
  • Review electrical drawing packages for conformance to standards
  • Strong fundamental understanding of electrical design practices, machine/motion control systems, electro-mechanical systems, Yaskawa VFD and Servo programming, communication protocols, and practical application
  • Work closely with support technicians to resolve equipment issues
  • Ability to reach fundamental understanding of process issues utilizing sound troubleshooting skills
  • Capable of executing project assignments, in a team-based environment, with minimal supervision
  • Thoroughly carry out assignments to completion