DESCRIPTION: Responsible for designing a complete electrical package including hardware, drawings and required software for handling assembly, material working and welding machines. Confers with Mechanical, Electrical, and Fluid Power Engineers to interpret design concepts, determines nature and type of required detailed drawings, and coordinates work with other employees. Designs and/or coordinates complex machine design to obtain the most cost effective and electrical sound design possible in accordance with contractual requirements. Confers with vendors for purpose of purchasing quality equipment within quoted cost limitations. Confers with customers to acquire design approval. Reviews individual designs with Project Management, Designer, Applications Engineer, Manufacturing, and Customers. Works closely with outside design sources and prepares all reference material and specifications for line-up meetings and reviews. Provides input and suggestions to Manager of Controls Engineering on internal and external performance and improvement. Assists in establishing and updating Engineering Standards. Assists Manufacturing with any problems that occur during assembly. Works very closely with Test and often assists/supplements Test workforce.
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred. Advanced knowledge and understanding of algebra, trigonometry, electrical drawing, and electrical engineering. Strong analytical skills necessary to resolve problems that arise during design, assembly, and test of equipment. Extensive computer skills and ability to adapt to all applicable software. Knowledge of communication protocols and networking motion control robotics experience is desired.