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Advanced Industrial Controls Engineer

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Advanced Industrial Controls Engineer

Time type: full time

Posted on: February 07, 2024

Job requisition id: R3102

What we need 

We are looking for an Advanced Industrial Controls Engineer to join our Industrial Automation team within our Industrial Controls organization. This position will report to the Senior Manager, Industrial Controls Engineering and will play an important part in driving the execution of the PLC (Programmable Logic Controllers) development and implementation. The ideal candidate is customer driven and proactive fetching information and discuss with the end user. 

What we do 

The Industrial Automation team is part of the Industrial Controls organization which develops products for our warehouse automation systems. With a proven track record in industrial control specification, design implementation, standard engineering practices and documentation; their mission is to research new platforms, utilize advanced hardware, and push the limits of technology to build a world-class automation platform that minimizes development time, reduces commissioning time, and eliminates unplanned downtime.  

What you’ll do 

  • Elaborate, define, and plan technical work from well-defined objectives, validating requirements with internal and external stakeholders. 

  • Lead the execution of test strategies, execute test plan, generate test reports, and demonstrate compliance with requirements. 

  • Independently execute technical work. 

  • Autonomous and self-driving, requiring minimal supervision. 

  • Participate in design review for technical solutions within existing architectures. 

  • Gather information and validate requirements to execute root cause analysis to resolve issues with internal and external stakeholders. 

  • Provide new control system functionalities and modify existing solutions which includes PLC and HMI. 

  • Document equipment configuration, system functionality and features, and Industrial Controls team processes and procedures. 

  • Collaborate with Release management and perform PLC and HMI updates for the customer, on-site or remotely. 

  • Support customers to address unforeseen issues and Production sites. 

  • Contribute to process improvement initiatives. 

  • 40% Travel Required - Various customer locations (Canada and United States).   

What you’ll need 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical engineering, Controls Engineering or Automation Engineer or Computer science or in a related discipline. 

  • Knowledge of Power Systems to design drive controls. 

  • Experience with AC/DC Drive Control Architecture. 

  • 5+ years’ in Design & Implementation of Industrial Control systems using PLCs, HMIs, and Drives. 

  • 5+ years’ of Programming PLCs, HMIs, and related equipment for Industrial Control Systems (Rockwell products preferred). 

  • 5+ years’ experience with automated systems engineering. 

  • Advanced experience programming Rockwell PLC’s (ControlLogix, GuardLogix). 

  • Advanced knowledge of Industrial networks. 

  • Experience developing and programming Human Machine Interface (Ignition 8, FactoryTalk ME/SE). 

  • Able to understand and read electrical and mechanical schematics. 

  • Strong background in troubleshooting complex automated system. 

  • Experience with JIRA and agile methodology. 

  • Knowledge in Inductive Automation products is a plus. 



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