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Automation Controls Engineer

Muskegon, MI 49441

Posted: 06/17/24 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Other Job Number: 129803

Job Description

We are seeking an Automation Control Engineer for an established company in the Muskegon, MI area.


Job Duties of the Automation Control Engineer:

  • Provide support to the maintenance department in equipment trouble shooting to reduce / eliminate downtime.

  • Review processes and procedures on an on-going basis for safety, quality and production efficiency

  • Troubleshoot PLC ladder logic and data handling functions in Control Logix processors.

  • Responsible for keeping PLC documentation up to date and archiving the PLC programs.

  • Support I/O devices connected to PLC’s.

  • Applies knowledge of electronic and instrumentation principles to determine equipment malfunctions and applies skills in restoring equipment to operation.

  • Ensure that abnormalities, when observed, are acted upon to resolve root-causes.

  • Participate in Continuous Improvement / Lean activities.

  • Support existing automated equipment.

  • Drive standards in programming and hardware while pushing for innovations and improvements.

  • Analyze, revies and test for accuracy and optimal implementation of developed solutions.


Skills and Qualifications of the Automation Control Engineer:

  • Candidate must have a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Programming or Computer Engineering.

  • Prior experience in controls programming required. 

  • Experience with Allen Bradley controls required.

  • Experience with Siemens and Rockwell controls a plus.

  • Prior experience in an automotive manufacturing environment preferred.

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Aleayah Walwood

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