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Senior Controls Engineer

Our client is a local, well-known manufacturing company that is looking for a Senior Controls Engineer to be a valuable part of their team. This a long-term, direct hire role with our client located in Portland, Oregon.

  • Help to advance state-of-the-art manufacturing technology
  • Actively involved with the transition of products and manufacturing processes from the prototype stage into full production
  • Analyzes new product designs, assemblies, and components to improve product reliability, quality and to ensure compatibility with manufacturing processes and cost objectives
  • Design automation systems, utilizing PLCs, motion controls, servo/micro-stepping motors, robotics, HMI & SCADA
  • Identify and implement process monitoring/controls utilizing actuators, transducers, analog/digital measurements, and interfacing
  • Implement machine monitoring, data logging, and data processing in a networking environment
  • Uses programming languages: Basic, Visual Basic, PLC Knowledge in, Siemens, GE, Allen Bradley and LabVIEW, CNC
  • Generates documentation including electrical and pneumatic schematics, a trouble-shooting guide, service manuals
  • Provide required training to operators/maintenance crew
  • Establish standardization of control systems
  • Performs assigned work in compliance with National Electric Code, NFPA 70
  • Reviews work requests for electrical repairs and maintenance, determines the nature of the problem, and recommends an appropriate solution
  • Implements the Quality Policy and Procedures in all aspects of daily duties and responsibilities
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering required
  • 8+ years of Control Systems Design and implementation experience required
  • Experience with Ignition software and Rockwell automation
  • Experience with LabView
  • Ability to use a variety of PLC programming logic
  • Ability to use and understand motion control systems, servo/micro-stepping motors, and robotics
  • Capable of designing and implementing HMI devices
  • Ability to use and set up LVDTs
  • Be able to implement analog transducers to interface to digital control systems
  • Ability to implement data logging and control data process
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, assembly drawings, and wire diagrams
  • Must have knowledge of the practices, tools, equipment, and materials used within the electrician’s trade
  • Must have thorough knowledge and understanding of pertinent local, state, and national codes
  • Ability to work collaboratively and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, customers, and visitors
  • Ability to effectively problem-solve and lead problem-solving efforts as necessary
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and customer service skills
  • Ability to facilitate activities necessary to a project’s completion
  • Must have a history of impeccable integrity, ethics, and fair play
  • Ability to network multiple workstations and machines together for machine cell integration
  • Excels in advanced thinking, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Outstanding verbal and written skills, and experience working with staff on all levels
Work sponsorship not available at this time. No third-party candidates considered for this position

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