Senior Control Systems Engineer

Amazon   •  

Indianapolis, IN

Industry: e-Commerce


5 - 7 years

Posted 292 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Your Responsibilities:
The Senior Control Systems Engineer will be responsible for troubleshooting, design/implement/document control solutions for robotics and material handling systems, act as a liaison for internal and external resources, and be on call as needed. This position will also provide proper training and support to the Facility’s Controls Technicians on device troubleshooting and Preventive Maintenance.

The following roles and responsibilities are required for a successful Controls Systems Engineer:
· Prepare specifications and technical detail to fully define performance on equipment, material and services
· Perform PLC control level issue diagnosis
· Follow change management process and develop ad-hoc PLC ladder code change
· Provide detailed analysis and testing of existing and new engineering solutions and components
· Work with IT, FC Software and Operations Engineering to develop and update controls knowledge and training document for the Facilities Engineering team.
· Be responsible for incident follow-up, root cause analysis and documentation.
· Undertake industrial engineering design on existing and new material handling systems across World Wide network
· Provide technical documentation such as flow diagrams, conveyor and equipment layouts, installation details, schedules and budgets.
· Support commissioning of new automation elements
· Actively participate in local or World Wide network level control projects and Initiatives
· Provide value engineering/ value analysis
· Ensures adherence to all Health & Safety procedures. Be proactive in the raising of potential H&S issues and the development of personal safety awareness
· Use AutoCAD to review, develop and maintain electrical schematic and conveyor layout drawings
· Fully understand and ensure procedural adherence to industry operating standards such as the NEC and NFPA.
· Actively participate in the Control System SharePoint site development
· Document control system and equipment configuration changes and keep the documentation updated on the SharePoint site.
· Partner with all FC stakeholders in order to build effective relationships


· 5+ years of control system working experience in PLC based controls design, development, implementation and support.
· Experience with Siemens and/or Allen Bradley (A&B) PLC control level issue diagnosis
· Experience in dealing with material handling, flow and capacity
· Experience in Industrial networking and communications
· Expertise with Siemens and/or Allen Bradley PLC processers and input/output modules
· Expertise with HMI systems, Industrial Networks, VFD’s, Servo Controllers, etc.
· Expertise with Industrial control systems, both hardware and software
· Experience with 3 phase electrical systems
· Strong analytical skills
· A team player who is willing to roll up their sleeves and take initiative to lead projects and deliver results
· Self-motivated and customer-centric
· Experience with email and MS Excel
· Fluent in English
· Ability to travel 50%


· Advanced industrial engineering, project management and implementation experience
· 4 year degree in engineering, or degree in other related technical discipline
Experience with, or desire to learn, the following:
· Robocontrollers, Microcontrollers, Robot Computers and SBCs, Robot Servo Controllers, PWM & Advanced Signal Driven DC Motor Controllers, Robot Stepper Motor Controllers
· Strong PC based control systems experience
· Familiarization with the electrical controls of hydraulic and pneumatic systems.

Job ID: 610013