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Controls Engineer

Issue Date: November 8, 2021
Company: Brown Machine Group
Location: Beaverton, MI
Title: Controls Engineer
Department: Engineering
Reports To: Director of Engineering
Job Classification: Exempt
Position Scope

Brown Machine has a Controls Engineer position in Beaverton, MI. The Control Engineer is responsible for designing, programming, updating, and troubleshooting various PLC based control systems. Must be detail oriented, can work in a team environment, have the ability plan, schedule and problem solve effectively, and can work independently with little or no supervision.

  • Make necessary electrical panel layout drawings, electrical designs, and electrical CAD schematics to ensure design meets industry and regulatory standards and project requirements.
  • Make appropriate calculations, research performance standards and component selection to ensure design specifications are met.
  • Check drawings and bills of materials as relates to assigned projects.
  • Design and develop machine logic in PLC (ladder logic), operator interface applications (HMI) and program servo motion controls.
  • Ensure design considerations, concepts and software codes are properly documented.
  • Start-up and debug machine prior to shipment.
  • Review with design team to ensure quality and internal design practices are being met.
Education/Required Qualifications
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or a minimum of 2 years work experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Work knowledge of controls (PLC, HMI, and Motion Controlled Programs)
  • Working knowledge of electrical engineering design practices
  • A minimum requirement for this position is the ability to work legally in the United States on a permanent basis. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position.
Other Attributes
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Positive team-oriented attitude
  • Ability to plan, schedule, coordinate and problem solve effectively
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills on a technical level
  • Can work independently with little or no supervision

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