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Controls Engineer

Company: Packsize
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

We are Packsize. A fast-growth multinational technology company committed to eliminating excessive and unfriendly packaging experiences through the adoption of Right-sized Packaging On Demand - systems, software, and services.

Job Description:
We are currently seeking an engineer to work as a PLC and Controls Engineer in the R&D Hardware group. This is a full time, exempt position. You will be working with a team of R&D engineers in both the USA and Sweden (Mechanical, Analysis, Testing/QA, and Controls) working on numerous aspects of the product design and development cycle.
Education, Experience and Skills Desired
Motion physics and advanced motion control programming
Industrial Ethernet (Siemens Profibus, EtherCAT, B&R PowerLink)
Familiar with PID Feedback control
Programmable safety
Control program debugging and troubleshooting
Bachelor's degree (BS) from four-year college or university in Computer Science (CS), Computer Engineering (CMPE), Electrical Engineering (EE) or Mechanical Engineering (ME)
Application development experience in a high-level language (C, C++, C#) is a plus
IEC 61131-2/PLCopen programming languages (structured text is a must, FBD is a plus)
Experience in TIA Portal and B&R Automation Studio (Codesys, TwinCAT a plus)
Experience with ladder, structured text and object oriented (a plus) PLC programming
Robotic system development is a plus
Familiar with agile approaches to project management and product development
Ability to read electrical schematics
Ability to troubleshoot electrical and mechanical issues is a plus
Curios with a continuous improvement mindset
Experience with an Engineering Change process (ECO/ECN) helpful

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Review automation application needs and document requirement
Estimate implementation effort to develop automation applications
Assist in creating project plans
Develop and document control application designs
Program automation applications (primarily Siemens and B&R Automation)
Develop formal test plans and execute testing
Troubleshoot and resolve application issues
Track and report project status (using Atlassian's Jira and Confluence)
Travel to customer locations to resolve technical problems
Participate in brainstorming and ideation sessions around product development and improvement

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
Up to 25% travel as needed
Ability to do the physical work necessary to help fabricate prototypes (wiring, using machine shop tools, turning wrenches etc---)

Salary and Benefits: Packsize offers a competitive benefits package including paid time off, Health, Dental, Short Term/Long Term Disability, Life, 401(k) matching, and a bonus program. Salary will be commensurate with experience.
Packsize is an Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, Packsize policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran's status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically
underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities.

Keywords: Packsize, Salt Lake City , Controls Engineer, Engineering , Salt Lake City, Utah

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