An EFI, the controls engineer architects and designs motion and controls systems for large-format digital inkjet printers by applying experience with and knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and software engineering principles. He or she is responsible for ensuring that designs are complete, satisfy requirements, and are production ready. This role is a good fit for an experienced controls engineer looking to move forward in his or her career.
Program PLC and motion controllers with a focus on IEC 61131-3 control languages
Motion system specification; including motor/drive selection and integration
Define and select system components
Write or develop engineering reports, white papers, and design proposals
Support existing and legacy products
Design to meet specified safety standards
Architect systems level solutions for ease of design and production
Establish and communicate realistic design schedules
Leverage interdisciplinary engineering resources to accomplish tasks
Support lead engineers as necessary
The ideal candidate must have experience in a motion or controls engineering position.
BS in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related engineering field (MS preferred)
Programming experience with an object oriented language
IEC 61131-3 programming experience with a major brand of PLCs or motion controllers
Proven experience with electro-mechanical, mechatronic, or robotic systems
Strong mathematical skills including calculus and partial differential equations
Fieldbus communication, architecture, configuration and commissioning experience (CanOpen, DeviceNet, Profibus, AS-i).
High-level protocols over Ethernet (ModbusTCP, etc.)
Firm grasp of: mechanical statics and kinematics,
electrical systems and principles, and controls theory
2+ years experience in a similar position
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