Electrical Controls Engineer - Hebron, KY

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Electrical Controls Engineer - Hebron, KY
Functional Area ENG - Engineering
Location KY-Hebron
Req ID 47640 Job Type Regular
Job Time Full-Time
Experience Level Mid Level
Required Education Bachelors Degree
Required Travel 40%
Company Description
Dematic is a global engineering company that provides a comprehensive range of intelligent warehouse logistics and materials handling solutions. With a global knowledge network of more than 4,000 skilled logistics professionals, Dematic is able to provide customers with a unique perspective in world-class materials handling solution design. Our commitment to solution development, combined with engineering centers and manufacturing plants in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific, ensures Dematic has the range and capability to provide reliable, flexible, cost-effective solutions globally. Our successful track record has led to the development and implementation of more than 5,000 integrated systems for a customer base that includes small, medium, and large companies doing business in a variety of market sectors. Dematic generates a global business volume of approximately $1.3 billion.
Job Description
Dematic Corp. has a need based in our Hebron, KY office for an Electrical Controls Engineer. The successful candidate will have experience working in the material handling industry. Candidates must have the below qualifications:
Willingness to work weekends, overtime and to travel is a must. 40% 50% travel is to be expected.
Candidate should possess a willingness to work from high heights and work using lifts.
Candidates should have current, hands-on experience with Programmable Controllers. Five or more years of experience is preferred.
Expertise in the latest AB Logix or Schneider Electric (Modicon) is preferred. However, other PLC platforms will be considered as well.
Experience in HMI/SCADA programming is beneficial (Iconics, Wonderware, RSView, WinCC).
Candidates must demonstrate a working understanding of design, layout and use of current networks such as devicenet, profibus, ASi, Ethernet.
Candidates must have current experience with the rigors of on-site startup/commissioning.
Candidates should have the capability to develop and/or follow a project plan knowing the importance of setting and meeting milestone dates.
Design work is required. The ability to work proficiently within the ACADE environment will be beneficial when being considered as a candidate.
All PLC controls industrial experience will be considered. However, working with material handling carton or tote conveying systems is a plus.
Experience in writing descriptions of operations and development of controls based physical layouts is expected.
Job Family Responsibilities:
Participates in the design of semi-complex systems that integrate hardware and software. Provides support in semi-complex material specification, schematic preparation and appropriate follow-up. Participates in recommending ideas related to productivity improvement, cost reduction and improvement in customer satisfaction.
Key Responsibilities:
Performs important areas of standard professional level work that typically requires processing and interpreting, more complex, less clearly-defined issues. Refers semi-complex, unusual problems to others. Identifies and resolves readily identifiable, clearly-defined problems.
Typically BS/BA in related discipline or equivalent experience. Certification may be required in some areas.
Knowledge and Experience:
Demonstrates a good grasp of knowledge and principles of field of specialization and applies through successful completion of assignments. Successfully applies knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of particular area of specialization. Typically 5 years of successful experience in related field and successful demonstration of Key Responsibilities and Knowledge as presented above. Advanced degree MAY be substituted for experience, where applicable
Direction of Others:
May provide general guidance or train lower level support staff.
Key Working Relationships:
Primarily intra-organizational contacts and some external contacts.
General Requirements
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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