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Controls Engineer - II (BU16)

Location: Liberty, South Carolina, United States
Job ID: R0039199
Date Posted: Dec 15, 2023
Segment: Connective Industries
Business Unit: Hitachi Industry & Distribution
Company Name: JR Automation
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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As a Controls Engineer II, you will work with some of the most talented engineers in the automation industry.  This role will enable you to perfect your controls experience while integrating some of the most state of the art robotics & technology available.  The innovative solutions we design offer diverse experiences that will strengthen your skills and challenge your abilities. 


What You’ll Do:  

  • Design, implement and document controls systems for various types of automated equipment 
  • Troubleshoot robot controllers, ladder logic, electrical control devices, mechanical units, transfer devices and peripheral equipment. 
  • Perform machine power up, debug and programming. 
  • Ensure equipment is designed and programmed to specifications using standard techniques and approach. 

Note: This list of responsibilities is not inclusive; however, it is intended to be a guideline for activities.  

What You’ll Bring: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related field OR Associates degree with 2+ years of related experience 
  • 2+ years of related experience   

Skills You’ll Have:  

  • Experience with any the following: PLC's, HMI's, Robotics, Mechatronics, Motion Control, Vision Systems and/or Programming. 
  • Experience with CAD (i.e. AutoCAD Electrical or SolidWorks). 
  • Ability to understand electrical/pneumatic schematic drawings. 

Other Details:  

  • Travel up to 25% to customer sites & other JR locations 
  • Train and mentor 1-2 team members as directed. 

Company Overview

At JR Automation, A Hitachi Group Company, our talented teams leverage the latest technologies, innovative thinking, and decades of experience to provide our global customers with world-class automation equipment.  We transform processes & optimize operations with the solutions we design, build, program & deploy for nearly every industry.  Our people are the heart of our operations, and we believe unique skills and capabilities enable us to grow, collaborate and evolve.   

Join our team of 2,200+ at one of the 27 facilities around the globe.  We offer competitive pay, great benefits, apprenticeship programs, tuition reimbursement and training opportunities to develop your skills.      

Come Think. Solve. Create. With Us!

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job at JR Automation, please send the nature of request and contact information to [email protected]. Queries other than accommodation requests will not be responded to.

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