Job Description:

  • Provides support to the daily operations of the plant. Support will involve the interaction with the
  • Engineering Manager and Team, as well as Production, Maintenance and Information Systems personnel to assure that optimum performance levels are achieved throughout the plant
  • While maintaining production, this individual will also be responsible for enhancing equipment operation through capital project management resulting in improved product quality and reduced cost

Education and Skill Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related field; or a combination of education and work experience
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience working with PLC-based machine control systems
  • Ability to program PC-based automation, PLC’s and HMI’s for automated equipment
  • Prior experience interfacing and troubleshooting TCP/IP networks
  • Ability to maintain and troubleshoot automated control systems and components; PLC’s variable speed drives, robots, hydraulics/pneumatics, temperature, vision, etc.

Responsibilities of Position:

  • Support and maintain highly integrated machine control systems including closed loop test instrumentation, intelligent shop floor TCP/IP networks, ink jet and laser marking equipment, robotic assembly systems, RFID tracking devices and distributed IO PLC architectures
  • Integral member of the production support team, responsible for training maintenance and production personnel on various machine functions including production, diagnostics, calibration and machine verification modes
  • Integral member of PFMEA team
  • Responsible for implementation of new process poka-yokes as required based on 8-D, PFMEA or similar analysis
  • Performs work with adherence to safety procedures and best practice standards
  • Involved in the commissioning of new manufacturing processes
  • Other adhoc duties and activities as assigned by the Engineering Manager
  • Ability to read, analyse, and interpret technical procedures, specifications and controls schematics
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to train plant production and maintenance personnel in the proper operation and troubleshooting of production equipment
  • Ability to analyse and solve problems using the 8D or similar approach
  • Working familiarity with statistical problem solving and statistical process control techniques
  • Strong knowledge and experience of Siemens S7 and robot experience (ABB) is high requirement (Bosch Rexroth MLC experience would be an added advantage.)

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