ARi Factory Automation Engineer in Waterloo, Iowa
Provide on-site shop-floor support for production critical Factory Automation solutions and equipment that require quick response to guarantee uptime and productivity.
Be responsible for changes to control logic and software including, but not limited to: relay ladder logic, PLCs, HMIs, and PC based logic.
Provide electrical designs within applicable standards to build new or modify existing production machines and systems.
Work with Quality, Manufacturing Engineering and Factory Automation Leads to ensure manufacturing and standardization goals are achieved.
Four-year degree required in Electrical or Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related undergraduate degree. Equivalent work experience considered in lieu of a four-year degree.
3+ years of experience with Factory Automation (including but not limited to: PLC Programming, PC Programming, SQL Database, Vision Systems, AutoCAD Electrical, mistake proofing integration, communications with shop-floor devices).
3+ years of experience with Allen Bradley PLC programming.
3+ years of experience designing electrical controls systems.
Experience in project management – moderate to large scale complex projects
Strong communication skills to effectively interface with multiple groups.
Ability to work variable hours/shifts as needed.
A strong desire to solve problems and find solutions that drive a commitment to standardization while improving manufacturing processes and information flow.
Basic understanding of Kepware or other OPC servers.
Basic understanding of mistake proofing concepts
Basic understanding of Manufacturing Execution Systems.
Basic understanding of Ignition and TrakSYS, Deere standard OEE/OPE tools.