Sterling Heights, MI 48313 US
CONTROLS SOFTWARE DESIGN/ ENG.
Controls Software Design Engineer to support the Controls Eng. Department working on our customers Strategic Supplier Program.
The Controls Software Design Engineer will be required to design and implement software required to support the development of new automotive products and enhance existing automotive products.
Ability to independently design, develop and implement PLC Ladder Logic in Allen Bradley or Siemens Software.
Experience identifying, implementing, and integrating controls hardware; including but not limited to PLCs, digital and analog I/O drives & motors, and safety and sensing component
Must be capable of reading, and interpreting electrical, and mechanical equipment design drawings, bills of materials, specifications, procedures, and technical manuals.
Analyze, and understand user requirements, procedures, and problems to develop automation systems control configuration.
Proficiency in communication of technical business ideas through UML, and sequence diagrams.
Participate in the development of Software/Electrical interface specifications.
Develop tools, and integration strategies to increase effectiveness and lower cost, investigate and suggest architecture and technology enhancements, assist in developing Controls specifications for projects.
Manage technical solutions to minimize costs while maintaining reliability, provide industry specific application knowledge and direction.
Review and coordinate flow of information among various groups and customers, and implement measures to resolve problems, ensure meeting schedule commitments and achieve customer satisfaction.
Ensure regular, and clear understanding throughout project execution through written, and verbal communications
Participate in the definition of standards, and practices to be adhered to within the department based upon customer standards
Exercises independent judgment in applying new, and existing methods to new problems
Have the confidence to influence peers, and leaders through fact driven opinions
Assist in troubleshooting production equipment behavior to identify hardware, and software defects
Up to 10% travel both domestic, and internationally is required
May perform other duties and special projects as assigned by engineering manager.
Educations/Skills/Experience Controls Software Design Engineer
Three plus (3+) years of PLC programming skills with Allen Bradley or Siemens software.
Ability to make modifications to existing software.
Experience working on Automotive Welding, Final Assembly or Robotic Work Cell lines is strongly desired; however related automotive, heavy truck and aerospace will be considered.
An Associates or Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, or a related subject is desired.
GM certification for GCCS-2 and Ethernet Networking is desired.
Candidates with three plus (3+) years relevant experience with GM Controls projects will be considered in lieu of GM Certifications (GM certification courses are available for well qualified candidates
GM Safety Lock-Out / Tag-Out is preferred, but training is available for well qualified candidates.
Flexible start time between 6:00AM – 8:00am through 2:30pm – 5:00pm, depending on project and personal preference.
50-hour work week on average.
This is an hourly paid position with overtime compensation.
Hiring terms: Direct hire
NO work Visa sponsorship available