The primary function of a Controls Engineer at PERBIX is to provide complete electrical and software design for custom automated machine build projects. This includes ownership of electrical design/layout, software design/programming, debug of hardware/software, and customer acceptance testing.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Work with project manager, machine design engineer, and customer to develop a low risk and robust machine design.
Create electrical schematics and bill of materials to meet project requirements.
Interface with panel shop to ensure electrical panels meet customer and project requirements.
Support assembly department by clarifying any design questions they may have.
Create application design documentation and lead customer software design reviews.
Program all software for the project with PLC, HMI, Servo, Robotics, Vision, Laser, etc.
Test and verify all electrical wiring for the entire system: safety circuit, IO, communications, etc.
Work with assembly and machine design engineer to ensure all mechanical setups and alignments are completed properly.
Debug and test all software to meet project requirements.
Meet with customer to ensure their machine requirements are fulfilled.
Assist customer in testing and documenting final machine operation.
Provide training and support to customer as needed.
Creation of machine user’s manual from template per customer requirements.
Validation documentation where required by customer.
Startup and Debug:
Skills and Qualifications:
Strong mechanical aptitude
Strong electrical aptitude
Desire to work in a fast paced entrepreneurial environment
Strong customer relationship skills
Electrical Schematic design and drafting using AutoCAD Electrical
PLC controls (primarily Allen Bradley CompactLogix & ControlLogix)
HMI (primarily Rockwell Automation FactoryTalk View SE & ME)