Controls Engineer II

Location: Lawrenceville, GA
Date Posted: 08-10-2018


Working as a Controls Engineer II you will be given the opportunity to apply your technical knowledge and skills in a fast-paced, safety-conscious manufacturing environment.  In this vital role, you will be responsible for designing, programming and installing robotic systems and the associated interfacing with other factory control systems including PLCs (programmable logic controller) and HMI (human-machine interface) / SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) software.  
  • Integrate robotics with peripherals, such as welders, controllers, or other equipment
  • Make system device lists or event timing charts
  • Investigate mechanical failures or unexpected maintenance problems
  • Design end-of-arm tooling
  • Analyze & evaluate robotic systems or prototypes
  • Install, calibrate, operate, or maintain robotics
  • Provide technical support for robotic systems
  • Design PLC/HMI/Robotics/Vision system (programming & creation of technical documents such as user requirements, functional specifications, detailed design specifications)
  • Create, write, and/or modify preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, start up, and other procedures as well as develop preventative maintenance schedules
  • Responsible for complex technical projects from the concept and detail of the design through implementation and testing, ensuring the production operations are safe, stable, and efficient
  • Prepare training materials and train production & maintenance personnel on usage & maintenance of new or modified equipment or processes.

Qualified candidates will possess

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical, Mechatronics or Robotics Engineering or other technical degree applicable to the position is required.
  • 2-4 years’ engineering design experience in manufacturing/robotics.
  • Thorough knowledge of robotics such as EPSON, Fanuc, Denso to determine robot sizing, torque/speed calculation, and specifying products for each application.
  • Good project management skills with ability to create technical documentation.
  • Ability to perform system design, programming, simulation and testing, and start-up.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, communication, and presentation skills.
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in Excel and other application software used in production of technical plans, blueprints, drawings and models.
  • Experience in Powder Filling, Plastics Molding & Assembly, Packaging, and Material Handling industries is a plus.
AA/M/F/VETERANS/Individuals with Disabilities, EOE, Drug-Free Workplace
The Patriot Group, Inc. (TPGI)
A California Certified Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (CA DVBE) 
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