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Machine Controls Engineer

Company Name:
Allegheny Technologies Incorporated
Job Description
1. GENERAL SUMMARY
Designs, develops, and supervises all aspects of electrical control systems, equipment and machinery reporting to Facilities Manager. Responsible for the installation and technical support of Programmable Logic Controller (PLC), Programmable Automation Controller (PAC) based hardware, software and motion controllers.
2. MAJOR DUTIES
Design and develop new machine control systems.
Test, maintain and modify existing systems as necessary.
Interface with all facets of the organization to maintain and improve machine operating parameters.
Assure machine controls are in compliance with all environmental health and safety regulations.
Write machine control software and test procedures.
Provide programing and revisions to multiple PLC applications throughout the plant.
Manage software changes needed to improve process capability.
Manage projects within cost and time constraints as assigned.
Determine facility requirements needed to support project.
Provide equipment operating procedures for new and modified equipment.
Consult and communicate with maintenance supervisor
Work with vendors, contractors and purchasing to coordinate equipment selection, purchase and installation.
Provide engineering support for equipment reliability and maintenance improvement projects.
Implement continuous improvement initiatives in the maintenance and upkeep of equipment and processes through the utilization of reliability engineering techniques.
3. SUPERVISORY AUTHORITY:
None
4. NECESSARY EXPERIENCE/SKILLS
5+ years formal training with field experience
Demonstrated electronic and mechanical troubleshooting skills
Experience with programming languages such as Ladder logic, FB, Python, C++ and other ST type languages.
Experience with Inductive Automation's Ignition SCADA software is desired.
Demonstrated skills in PLC and PAC programing, process control applications, motion control.
Demonstrated skills working with Rockwell, ABB, Cutler Hammer and Automation PLCs and equipment.
Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing to vendors, customers, and all company disciplines.
Demonstrated ability in Excel, Word, Windows, statistics, project management software, AutoCAD or SolidWorks.
Demonstrated ability to maintain a professional demeanor and appearance when dealing with vendors and customers.
Excellent written and oral presentation skills.
Advanced working knowledge of databases such as Microsoft SQL or MySQL.
Proven ability to establish project goals and responsibility.
Ability to work independently.
Demonstrated ability to organize and schedule work effectively.
Demonstrated ability to prioritize and meet schedule requirements.
Ability to work in a team environment
5. EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS, CERTIFICATIONS
4 year degree in mechanical, electrical, manufacturing engineering or equivalent work experience.
Completed classes in basic algebra, geometry, trigonometry and statistics.
6. JOB CONDITIONS
Some travel may be required.
Overtime as needed including weekends.
Evening meetings a possibility
Frequently exposed to hazards of construction environments.
7. TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED
IBM compatible computer and printers
Other office equipment, phones, FAX, copiers, etc.
Misc. measuring devices such as DMM, data loggers etc.
Requirements
Refer to Job Description.
Requisition Number: 1143
Area of Interest: Engineering
Position Type: Full Time - Permanent
Work Shift: Days
Country: U.S.
State/Province: Oregon
City: Albany
Work Location: Albany Operations Queen Ave
Job Type: Exempt

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