Controls Engineer

Employer
Intralox
Location
Baltimore, MD
Posted
Oct 11, 2021
Closes
Nov 10, 2021
Ref
3683
Function
Engineer
Industry
Manufacturing
Hours
Full Time
Intralox, L.L.C., the world leader in conveyor equipment solutions utilizing modular plastic conveyor belts, has multiple positions available for either Electrical or Controls Engineers at our Baltimore, MD office.

Intralox Equipment specializes in turnkey solutions for the logistics and Material Handling Industry. Intralox works closely with our customers, determining their needs while discovering where Intralox can bring significant value for them. Such activities include design, engineering, manufacturing, installing, commissioning, training, and supporting conveyance and sortation solutions.

Electrical and Controls Engineers must have familiarity with Industry standards with a variety of the field concepts, best practices, and procedures. Candidates will be expected to use experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals, perform a variety of complicated tasks, and have a wide degree of creativity.

Intralox is a division of Laitram, L.L.C., with an extensive portfolio of innovative conveyance solutions and services that improve lives and optimize businesses worldwide.

Our global workforce of over 3,000 employees in 20+ countries consist of reliable problem solvers, continuously developing and directly delivering solutions that have driven our customers' growth worldwide for more than 45 years.

Intralox was founded on the principle of doing the right thing, by treating customers, employees, and suppliers with honesty, fairness, and respect. We invest heavily in these values and aim to practice our business philosophy principles every day, which is why we have been consistently recognized for innovation and workplace excellence. We believe in the power of a good idea no matter where it comes from, using trust as the foundation to how we work, and that self-managed people are our greatest asset.

Responsibilities:
  • Develop electrical documentation packages
  • Designin CAD electrical control panel layouts, bills of materials,and schematics.
  • EngineerPower and Control Circuits.
  • Architect Automation and Control Systemsutilizing Commercial off the shelf components.
  • Estimateelectrical costsandcreatebudgets per projectwithproposal scope.
  • Program PLCs for control systems that include field devices such asphoto eyes, shaft encoders, barcode scanners,pneumatics, scales,motors,VFDs,etc.
  • Responsible for the installation and technical support of PLC based hardware and software.
  • Commissions Control Systems at customer facilities.
  • Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.
  • Assists with project commissioning and troubleshooting of field installations.
  • Assists with creation and teaching of associated training.
  • Assist s with t echnical documentation deliverables
  • May be assigned small projects to complete independently.
Requirements:
  • AccreditedB.S.degree in Engineeringor Computer Science.
  • Minimum 2 yearsof related experience.
  • Previous experience withAutoCAD.
  • Strong electrical and mechanical aptitude with a willingness to both design and perform field work.
  • Ability to understand and work from electrical schematics and mechanical drawings.
  • Previousknowledge of commonly usedcontrols engineeringconcepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Ability to understand manufacturer data sheets and apply them in practice.
  • Ability to configure PLC's, HMI's, computers, networks,cameras,and variable frequency drives which are used to control sorters, conveyors, and other related equipment.
  • Ability toproblem solve and be creative.
  • Strongcommunicationskills bothverbal and written.
  • Ability to build effectiverelationships with engineering groups, customers,suppliers,and subcontractors.
  • A self-managed individual who is a team player.
  • Ability to travel(20%-65%), work weekends, holidays and overtime when required.
  • Must have ability to lift 70 pounds and climb ladders.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience with the following Developer Software:
  • Allen Bradley / Rockwell AutomationStudio 5000.
  • SIEMENS TIA Portal
  • Beckhoff TWINCAT
  • Matlab and Matlab Simulink
  • Experience with any of the following VFDs:
  • AB PowerFlex 525 , 575, and 755
  • SiemensG120
  • SEW Movitmots
  • Experience with any of the following HMI /GUI platform s :
  • Allen Bradley / Rockwell AutomationFT View SE/ Machine Edition
  • Siemens,WinCC
  • SchneiderElectric Indusoft and Wonderware
  • GE Cimplicity
  • I nductive A utomation Ignition
  • Worked with the following Fieldbuses and communication protocols:
  • Devicenet and Ethernet/IP
  • Profibus and Profinet
  • CANOpen and EtherCAT
  • EthernetTCP/IP
  • ProficiencyinAutoCAD Electricaland AutoDesk Inventor.
  • Familiar with Solidworks PDM or PTC Windchill PLM environments.
  • Familiar with ERP systems suchas Oracleand SAP.
  • Deep understanding ofNFPA 70 (NEC), NFPA 79, and UL508A Standards andregulations.
  • Degree in Electrical Engineering preferred
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