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Senior Automation & Controls Engineer

Company: TARGAN Inc.
Location: Morrisville
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary:The Automation and Controls Engineer will play a key role in the realization of automated equipment at TARGAN. This position will be hands-on; requiring the Engineer to program, debug, troubleshoot said equipment with the goal of putting machinery into customer facilities.Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Programming of modern PLC/PAC devices using IEC61131-3 compliant languages
  • Integration of I/O systems using industrial automation fieldbus protocols such as EtherCAT, Ethernet/IP, IO-Link, etc.
  • Integration of Variable Frequency Drives, machine vision, safety, and other pieces of equipment using the above protocols
  • Incorporate sensors for detection, flow, pressure, etc. into the machine program using I/O systems utilizing the above protocols
  • Basic HMI touchscreen interfaces and their interaction with PLC/PACs
  • Basic understanding of schematic diagrams of electrical systems
  • Troubleshoot equipment using electrical multi-meters and other testing devices
  • Work as part of a cross-functional team including Engineers and Scientists to create the desired product outcomes
  • Participate as an active member of cross-functional teams; provide and receive constructive input
  • Ability to be given direction and work independently for periods of time to achieve desired outcomes

    • Proficiency in programming industrial equipment using at least 1 of the IEC61131-3 compliant languages
    • Ladder logic (AB, Siemens, Codesys, etc.)
    • Structured Text (AB, Codesys, etc.) - at a minimum ability to understand and/or learn
    • Function block / AOI
    • Codesys programming (Schneider, Wago, etc.) is highly desirable
    • Machine Interface design using a vendor package such as AB, Schneider, and others
    • Interaction with PLC/PAC via appropriate drivers and mapping of variables
    • Creation, troubleshooting, and modification of screens for use by service personnel, maintenance, etc.
    • Must be able to program and interact with PLC/PACs daily including connection, modification, troubleshooting, etc.
    • Setup and use of Ethernet protocols such as EtherCAT, Ethernet/IP
    • Use of sensor-based protocols such as IO-Link
    • Understanding of different I/O technologies: discrete, analog, encoders, etc.
    • Ideally a broad understanding of industrial machinery, associated sensors, transducers, etc.
    • Ability to provide troubleshooting support both onsite at customer facilities, and remotely when necessaryEducation & Experience:
      • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science (or similar discipline)
      • 5-8 years of relevant experience
      • Experience in a biology, or animal health related field is a plusDesired Skills & Qualifications:
        • Experience with basic linear motion
        • Basic understanding of state machines
        • Background in industrial panel design
        • Use of a Parametric 3D package such as SolidWorks
        • Utilization of CAE/CAD program such as AutoCAD ElectricalPI197320630

Keywords: TARGAN Inc., Cary , Senior Automation & Controls Engineer, Other , Morrisville, North Carolina

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