Senior Controls Engineer (PLC)

    • Greenville, SC

Position Overview

  • We are looking for an experienced engineer in the field of automation engineering with automotive background.
  • The Controls Engineer will work to produce software packages, on schedule and on budget, to meet the customer contract requirements and the customer expectations. Develop and design control software, integrate software with electrical and mechanical systems and perform the commissioning at customer sites.

Responsibilities
  • You will be engineering and commissioning software only for SIEMENS SIMATIC controllers and HMIs. Your software will be used in automotive plants on our automation equipment to help our customers build their products.
  • Responsible for PLC/HMI code development, code installation, debug on job site, and commissioning of the complete system.
  • Active role in the creation of new automated systems as well as the optimizing of existing ones
  • Your responsibilities will include:
  • Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
  • Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Automation Engineering experience with programming background
  • At least 5 years of experience in the field of automation engineering
  • Proficient in the automotive industry assembly system programming (conveyor technologies and process equipment)
  • Programming Personal Safety equipment (i.e. Sick PLS)
  • At least 5 years of experience in Siemens Simatic PLCs and HMIs (Siemens Step 7, TIA Portal, WinCC)
  • 5-10 years of experience with drives (Siemens, SEW, Lenze)
  • Experience with controls network setup and commissioning such as Profinet and Profibus
  • 50% Travel

Qualified applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
  • CMSE® - Certified Machinery Safety Expert - Pilz US or equivalent
  • German language skills are a plus
  • Volkswagen VASS or BMW TMO Standard knowledge


Organization: United States

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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