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Senior Controls Software Engineer
Auburn Hills, MI

Position No Longer Open

Posted 10/04/2016

Required Skills

  • Must have Automotive Powertrain Experience
  • At least 5 years of experience in the automotive field and a strong technical knowledge
  • 5+ years of experience in software development, design or engineering
  • Experience in a lead role / managing teams of 2-3+
  • Advanced knowledge, training and awareness of automated systems and robot applications
  • Competence in hardware design involving control components:
  • PLC’s
  • Siemens Step 7 REQUIRED
  • Ford F.A.S.T. Knowledge is preferred
  • Rockwell, Siemens, Telemecanique
  • HMI’s
  • Safety Controllers
  • Rockwell GuideLogix, Pilz, Siemens, ProfiSafe
  • Field BUS I / O
  • ProfiNET, DeviceNet
  • Ethernet / IP, IO Link ProfiBUS, InterBUS, AZIBUS
  • RFID (radio frequency ID) tags ( Interface, Reading and Writing)
  • VFD and Servo Motors
  • Torque control applications ( Nutrunners and fastening systems)
  • Conveyor transport, stops, rotates, and trafficking control
  • Functional experience with Auto- CAD / ePLAN
  • Power distribution and protection
  • Familiar with US NEC, NFPA, Ford, GM and Chrysler specifications
  • Familiar with Ford, GM, Chrysler hardware and software standards

Job Description

  • Provide controls engineering software support and leadership, along with give enhancements and direction to the organization through review, design, support, communication and execution of software engineering, debug and validation
  • This person must successfully manage -Robotics and / or Automation multiple application projects as a lead software engineer
  • Support US installations of Powertrain Automated Systems
  • Lead teams of software engineers throughout the project
  • Engineer, Startup, Debug and Production support involving PLC’s, Robots, Electromechanical systems
  • Manage technical solutions to minimize costs while maintaining reliability
  • Provide industry specific application knowledge and direction
  • Review requirement and design specifications
  • Maintain Customer Specifications and Logging of Deviations
  • Present product features and benefits to Customers
  • Provide support for Product development and Support of work experience
  • Develop tools and integration strategies to increase effectiveness and lower cost
  • Investigate and suggest architecture and technology enhancements
  • Assist in developing company Controls specifications for projects
  • Utilize functional knowledge / experience: Automation and Robotics
  • Working with engineering design projects and machine start up
  • Robot electrical maintenance skills
  • Functional Robot Program Skills

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