Controls Engineer

Company Name:
Career Transitions, LLC
Career Transitions, LLC is working with a client located in Tennessee (between Nashville, TN & Atlanta, GA) who is seeking an Electronic Controls Engineer. The client is a private, family owned company who is a global supplier of capital equipment.
Reporting directly to the Senior Director of Electronic Control Systems, the right candidate will participate in the development and maintenance of control systems for sophisticated floor covering manufacturing equipment. This includes new product development, maximizing customer uptime on existing installations, and targeted continuous improvement projects.
Maintain existing field installations though troubleshooting and problem solving. Some travel may be required
Specify, develop, and test new platforms of hardware and firmware to meet and exceed market demands for speed and performance
Create and maintain contingency plans for electronic component product life cycles
Initiate and participate in continuous improvement projects.
Provide technical guidance and training to internal and external groups.
Create electrical drawings and bills of material
Maintain and improve personal and organizational technical competence
Required Skills
Programming National Instrument hardware via LabView
In depth understanding of closed loop control systems
Experience with real time embedded systems, servo controls, and servo mechanisms
Familiarity with rotational/linear sensors and actuators
Analyze requirements and specify appropriate solutions for actuators, controllers, and motors.
Proficient in applicable testing to verify servo system performance
Ability to communicate effectively at every level of the organization
BS Mechatronics or BSEE with emphasis on control systems
PC fluency
Additional Valuable Skills
Computer modeling of dynamic system performance
Programming experience with C++ and C#
Knowledge of PLC applications and programming
Control cabinet layout including wiring practices and thermal considerations
Working knowledge of CE standards

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