Lead Electrical And Controls Engineer

Savage, MD
Apr 20, 2017
Apr 21, 2017
Full Time
Description: Intralox, LLC, the world leader in conveyor equipment solutions utilizing modular plastic conveyor belts, has a position available for an Lead Controls Engineer in our Savage, MD office. The position is for a working manager responsible for the design, development, and deployment of industrial control systems used in sortation and singulation applications. The person will have a strong aptitude with electrical systems, a good understanding of mechanical design, capable of tracking project budgets (labor and materials), and lead process development for department success. This position requires some travel with project installation work taking place on holidays and weekends to meet customer scheduling requirements. Responsibilities: x Oversee multiple projects assigned to team members and outside contract engineers. x Design electrical controls panels. Develop electrical schematics for field devices (solenoids, photoeyes, drives) and setup industrial networks. x Develop complex PLC logic and PC based controls. x Lead field installation and commissioning of equipment including wiring, panel construction, as needed. x Manage electrical subcontractors engaged by Intralox for installation of equipment at customer facilities, as required. x Lead training, troubleshooting, and repair of electrical control systems. x Provide estimates for electrical controls on large conveyor systems. Requirements: x Four year degree in Electrical Engineering. x Minimum 7 years' experience as an Electrical engineer in an industrial environment. The experience can either be in a manufacturing plant or with an integrator or equipment OEM. x Ability to understand and work from electrical drawings, electrical schematics, and mechanical drawings. x Strong knowledge of electrical panels, motors, drives, networks, bar code scanners / cameras, and PLCs. x Ability to read and understand manufacturer's drawings and manuals to "self-teach" new technology. x Ability to independently configure the PLC's, HMIs, computers, networks, cameras, and drives which are used to control sorters, conveyors, and other related equipment. x Ability to develop electrical documentation packages, descriptions of operations, interfaces between systems, and be on-site during startup to coordinate and help resolve issues. x Effective communication (verbal and written) and relationship skills with engineering groups, customers, suppliers and subcontractors. xA self-managed individual who is a team player. x Ability to travel, work weekends, holidays and overtime when required. x Methodical approach to troubleshooting and good analytical skills. x Ability to gain and maintain unescorted site access at customer locations. x Position located at Intralox offices in Savage, Maryland. x Ability to lift up to 70 lbs and climb ladders. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled Company Description: Intralox was founded on the commitment to an idea. In 1947, Intralox founder JM Lapeyre patented the first industrial shrimp peeler, but encountered problems moving the peeled shrimp on metal conveyor belts due to rust and corrosion building on the belts. He approached major rubber and steel conveyor belt manufacturers to produce a modular plastic belt, but he was told this was not feasible. Undeterred, JM invented the modular plastic conveyor belts and thus, Intralox was born. Over the last four decades, Intralox has developed a worldwide reputation for ethical and responsible business practices, and maintained our founder's commitment to treating employees, customers, and suppliers with honesty, fairness, and respect. Our growth and sustained success is the result of a diligent focus on continuous improvement, a core belief that self-managed people are our greatest asset, and a commitment to ideas, teamwork, and effort. We pushed past the boundaries of traditional conveying systems with the revolutionary invention of modular plastic belting, and continue to move beyond industry standards. With over 800 active patents and new products such as our Activated Roller Belt Technology and Food Safe Technology, working with Intralox allows you to experience our uncompromising commitment to providing solutions and solving problems for our customers. Self-managed people are our greatest asset. Continuous Improvement.

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