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Senior Controls Engineer - Greenville or Liberty, SC

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Job ID: JRA20573
Date Posted: May 2, 2022
Segment: Industry
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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Our Controls Engineering teams are made of talented engineers who enjoy thinking outside the box with their team to solve practical problems with no standard solution. The projects we work on offer diverse experiences that strengthen and challenge individual and team skills, resulting in innovative solutions. We value creativity, assertiveness, quick thinking, and a general love for learning. Sound good? Come think, solve, and create with us!

What You’ll Do:

Design, implement and document control systems for various types of automated equipment. 

Conduct the electrical/hydraulic pneumatic design, peripheral device programming, machine PLC programming, coordinate the machine debug, power-up, and machine validation with the appropriate build and electrical teams. 

Ensure that equipment is designed and programmed to customer and/or JR Automation build specifications using standard techniques and approach.

Act as the lead / subject matter expert on project teams and with the customer.

Coach and mentor less experienced team members and controls engineers.

Note: This list of responsibilities is by no means inclusive; however, it is intended to be a guideline for activities.

What You’ll Bring:

Five + years related experience/training and a bachelor’s degree in related engineering field.

Skills You’ll Have:

Five or more years experience within the automation industry, or an equivalent combination of education or experience. 

Five + years’ experience with PLC's, HMI, Robot, AutoCAD, Motion Control, Pneumatics, Hydraulics, and/or Vision Systems.

Demonstrated experience with motion control, coordinated drives, and safety IO.

Hardware and software experience. 

Other Details:

Travel to customer sites for installation and startup of equipment; up to 25% travel expected yearly. 

Company Overview:

At JR Automation, our team of experts leverage the latest technologies, innovative thinking, and decades of experience to meet the automation needs of our customers all over the world. Founded in 1980, JR Automation now has over 2,000 employees at 23 manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe, and Asia with over $600M in sales.

We value creativity, assertiveness, quick thinking and a passion for technology. Come think, solve, and create with us!

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