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Electrical Controls Engineer

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Detroit, MI
$95,000 - $105,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Jul 11, 2017
Job ID
Electrical Controls Engineer
Detroit, MI

Job Summary of the Electrical Controls Engineer:

Our client is a global leader in design, engineering, validation and manufacturing of driveline, metal forming, powertrain, and casting technologies for automotive, commercial and industrial markets. Currently they are looking for an Electrical Controls Engineer to help them in programming  and production of the manufacturing equipment. In this role you will be responsible for troubleshooting problems related to the production through programming. If you have a good experience with CNC Controllers along with Allen Bradley PLC, ControlLogix, Servo Controllers, HMI products and software, then this opportunity is well suited to you.

Responsibilities of the Electrical Controls Engineer:
  • Manage programming for the manufacturing equipment on daily basis
  • Work with internal teams and support them in production and plant operations
  • Help team members in Supports purchasing, implementation and installation of new and rebuilt equipment through PLT’s.
  • Troubleshoot daily production related challenges and manage continuous improvement.
  • Record ISO documentation.

Qualifications of the Electrical Controls Engineer:
  • BS in Engineering (EE Preferred)
  • 3 + years of experience with  low and medium voltage plan power distribution including substation and switch gear operation.
  • Knowledge of safety requirements along with electrical engineering.
  • 3+ years in machine controls design, development, component selection, programming, testing, evaluating, implementation, installation and trouble shooting.
  • More than 2 years of experience with CNC controllers (GE Fanuc and Siemens products preferred) 
  • Atleast 3 years of experience in Allen Bradley PLC, ControlLogix, Servo Controllers, HMI products and software.
  • 3+ years experience in in hydraulics, pneumatics, lube and coolant system design and trouble-shooting.
  • Experience with gear cutting machines such as Gleason, Oerlikon and robotics such as Fanuc, Nachi, ABB will be a plus.
  • Practical knowledge of NEC and ANSI codes and automotive specifications.
  • Knowledge of Basic, C and Visual Basic programming is required.

Compensation of the Electrical Controls Engineer:
Salary Range: $95000-$105000 depending on experience

Location: Detroit, MI
Type:  Direct
Travel:  As required
Relocation Assistance:  Subject to review
Visa Sponsorship:  NO TRNASFER, NO OPT

Knowledge of the following areas may be helpful: programming, operations, production, "power distribution", "continuous improvement", "Electrical Engineering", substation, switchgear, "switch gear", "machine controls design", "component selection", , testing, evaluating, evaluation, implementation, installation "trouble shoot", troubleshoot, Allen Bradley PLC, ControlLogix, Servo Controllers, HMI, hydraulics, pneumatics, lube, "coolant system", Gleason, Oerlikon, robotics, Fanuc, Nachi, ABB, NEC, ANSI, "Visual Basic"