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Controls/PLC Engineer-CNC Machine Tools

Troy, MI

Major Machine Distributor in MI for DN Solutions, Heller, Citizen Swiss, etc looking for a controls/PLC engineer. Automation growth is driving this for them as well.


• Update, modify and continuously improve existing controls systems including Fanuc robotic programs, Allen Bradley ladder logic, relay logic, electrical distribution, motor controls, multiple operator interfaces, hydraulics and pneumatics distribution control.

• Design and develop new machine controls involving robotics (specifically 6 axis Fanuc robots), electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and vision (Cognex/Keyence) applications.

• Coordinate in a professional manner with engineering and maintenance on existing machine controls modifications and issues keeping existing equipment function and production running.

• Knowledge of machine and plant networking solutions.

• Able to work with OEMs to guarantee new equipment is designed and built to the facility’s safety and controls standards.

• Knowledge of the integration of barcode scanners/cameras into PLC control systems.

• Identify cost reduction opportunities.

• Candidate is expected to teach themselves functionality of new devices and controls systems as technology advances and equipment is updated.

• Assures that all systems are maintained at maximum acceptable levels. Skills Requirement:

• PC Hardware setup, troubleshooting, maintaining

• Basic LAN knowledge and functionality (TCP/IP)

• Basic LAN hardware knowledge (switches, cabling, routers)

• Software installation/upgrading



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