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Controls Engineer - Robot

Company: Thyssenkrupp Elevator Corporation
Location: Auburn Hills
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


The Controls Engineer is responsible for the programming, installation, debug, and commissioning of robotic and PLC software equipment related to Company projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Programming, troubleshooting, and preparation of robots to customer specifications.
  • Develop and implement software designs from functional specifications utilizing Siemens S7 and other software packages. Executes software product design, feasibility studies, preparation of specifications and technical documentation.
  • Perform robot debug and commission activities on shop floor and customer site.
  • Perform PLC debug and commission activities on shop floor and customer site.
  • Carries out engineering solutions and designs in compliance with engineering principles, company standards, customer requirements and project specifications.
  • Prepare software documentation for customer approval, and final documentation.
  • Addresses potential problems and carries out appropriate actions individually or proposes solutions to the project engineer depending on the severity of the problem.
  • Comply with and enforce all company and customer safety policies.
  • Regular attendance at the assigned job site(s).ThyssenKrupp System Engineering, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, genetics, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other protected characteristic required by applicable law.Education and/or Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field, and 4 years of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Working experience programming ABB Robots is required
  • Working experience programming with Siemens Step 7 is required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven success programming and debugging Fanuc, KUKA, or other robot programs
  • Experience with AB Control Logix and Schneider (telemechanique) preferred
  • Demonstrated understanding of mechanical and hardware schematics.
  • Ability to present information and respond to questions from customers and suppliers.
  • Ability to travel up to 50%

ThyssenKrupp System Engineering, Inc. offers a full benefit package including: Vacation, 401k with company match, educational reimbursement, Medical coverage, Flex Spending, Prepaid Legal and Company provided dental, vision, life, short term and long term disability insurances

Keywords: Thyssenkrupp Elevator Corporation, Detroit , Controls Engineer - Robot, Other , Auburn Hills, Michigan

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