Controls Engineer
Swisslog - Newport News, VA

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The successful individual will develop PLC code using Siemens or Allen-Bradley PLCs to controls pallet conveyor, ASRS cranes, and various conveyor systems as designed.

Principal Accountabilities:
  • Deliver the system for a project, fully tested and documented to site to the required specifications and project timing
  • Responsible for application engineering of HMI/PLC systems for fully automated Warehouse Control Systems.
  • Design, coding, specification and test of PLC, HMI and AC drive software.
  • Provide out of hours (pager) support for installed control systems
  • Focal point for on-site technical & commissioning issues
  • Function as a key player within a project team
  • Represent the company at both internal and external meetings
Qualifications and Required Skills:
  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science /or practical experience in the field of electrical/controls engineering
  • 5 years industrial experience with sound knowledge of Siemens S7, Allen Bradley Control Logix
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical schematics
  • Experience in the management of subcontractors delivering electrical installations and control systems
  • Excellent word processing and spreadsheet skills
  • Ability to travel
Other Preferred Skills and Experience:
  • Knowledge in the programming language Siemens S7 SCL, Modicon, Fanuc and Mitsubishi
  • Sales Application knowledge of industrial warehouse systems (conveyors, monorail, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Industrial Ethernet and modern field buses (e.g. PROFIBUS, ASi), AC drives and design experience of HMI systems
Swisslog offers challenging work in a globally networked environment as well as competitive base salary, comprehensive benefits including health/dental and 401K! United efforts of our employees represent the basis for developing and delivering the best solutions for our customers.



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Swisslog is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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