The Electrical Controls Engineer (Level I or II) Madison, WI area manufacturing facility will develop and integrate electrical control systems for machines and manufacturing processes, as well as large scale communication network architecture design.
The controls engineer will be responsible for consulting, gathering design information, meeting with customers, performing installation and start-up services, performing certain maintenance services and participating in sales and marketing calls.
Design, prototype, program, test, troubleshoot, diagnose, debug, and commission control hardware and software systems for cutting machine tools incorporated into custom designed work cells for customers in a variety of industries such as construction, mining, primary metals, wind energy, and aerospace.
Develop, design, prototype, program, debug, and commission control systems for the following: linear and rotary motors, servomotors, actuators (electromagnetic, pneumatic, and hydraulic), sensors (optical and touch based), programmable controllers and IO interfaces including touchscreens.
Work with associates, vendors, and customers to insure customer satisfaction; actively support and participate in strategic initiatives, group goals and continuous process improvement through lean principles.
Responsible for PLC and HMI application development, system architecture concept and design, instrumentation specification and selection, control panel design and acceptance testing, system commissioning and start-up for food processing and packing equipment/systems.
Provide engineering assistance to other engineers in the process of designing and troubleshooting new and existing electrical, instrument and control systems, using Rockwell Automation / Allen Bradley technology.
The Software Quality Assurance Engineer is responsible for creating, implementing and automating testing in support of software test requirements. The SQA Engineer develops and expands test suites and test cases, and maintains the automation infrastructure. In addition, the SQA Engineer will execute and report on planned tests, report and manage defects, regress software fixes for new and existing products, assist development with replicating and debugging problems and develop new test automation solutions as needed.
Ensures that designs are consistent with agency requirements including Underwriters Laboratories, American National Standards Institute, Canadian Standards Association, Intertek Testing Services and Conformance European.