Controls Engineer

Date: Jan 5, 2022

Location: Bettendorf, IA, US, 52722

Company: Lincoln Electric

VIZIENT® MANUFACTURING SOLUTIONS
Vizient® Manufacturing Solutions is a robotic integrator specializing in custom engineered tooling and automated arc welding systems for general and heavy fabrication applications. All of the products are engineered and manufactured in-house for complete control over product quality and project timelines.


In 2016, Vizient was acquired by Lincoln Electric to help grow the automation portfolio.

Req. ID: 20834 

 

Lincoln Electric is a global manufacturer of the highest quality welding, cutting and joining solutions ranging from simple to complex. With over 120 years of service excellence, we are committed to employing talent that will support our strategy to foster innovation and a first class experience for our customers. Lincoln Electric, where the actual is limited and the possible is immense.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Take initiative to meet challenging project timelines and hour budgets;
  • Take ownership of assigned tasks and responsibilities for project success;
  • Write and debug effective and safe control programs, which meet end user requirements and company expectations;
  • Work with Robotic Programmers and HMI Programmers to ensure full functionality of the system;
  • Maintain quality of equipment shipped;
  • Ensure control programming of equipment and tooling is complete, safe, and functional;
  • Meet requirements for internal runoffs, safety inspections, and other quality control procedures;
  • Clear communication with project management staff and supervisors on issues that may arise;
  • Debugging of electrical and mechanical systems as needed for operation of all machines;
  • Effective communication with robotic programmers regarding necessary requirements to ensure a project runs smoothly;
  • Uphold company quality objectives and play an active role in reaching continuous improvement objectives;
  • Willingness to travel as required; and
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

 

Experience / Skills:

  • High attention to detail and quality;
  • Ability to plan and execute daily and weekly scheduled tasks;
  • Ability to keep work area clean and organized;
  • Willingness and ability to follow directions from peers within the Integration department;
  • Excellent team player with organizational and time management skills;
  • Safely operate fork trucks and overhead cranes;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechatronics, Electro-Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or equivalent; or Associate’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science; or equivalent with experience will be considered;
  • 5+ years’ experience in PLC programming;
  • Machine programming (PLC/HMI) experience - Rockwell, GE;
  • Safety system programming and troubleshooting experience;
  • Network programming and troubleshooting experience;
  • Experience in robotic welding (MIG, TIG, laser, spot) preferred;
  • Commitment to company values; and
  • Educational, training and experience requirements may be modified at the management team’s discretion.

 

Nonessential Skills and Experience:

  • Safety (OSHA, SDS), ANSI (RIA) standards. 

 

Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S):

  • Understand the Company’s EH&S policy and how it relates to this job;
  • Be aware of OSHA & EPA laws and regulations as well as company rules and policies that pertain to this job;
  • Work in a safe and environmentally friendly manner and observe all company EH&S procedures;
  • Immediately notify the supervisor if there is any safety hazard, any equipment not operating correctly or if there are any questions regarding EH&S procedures; and
  • Attend required EH&S training.

 

Physical Demands and Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical demands: While performing duties of job, employee is typically required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; squat; climb; see; talk and hear. Be able to climb ladders; lift hand tools approx. 1-15 lbs. in weight to complete machine assembly, parts up to 50 lbs. Repetition with activity. 
  • Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate; temperature in the assembly area may fluctuate with the seasons, as the production area is not air-conditioned.

 

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

Lincoln Electric is a $2.5B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 10,000 employees around the world.  With operations in over 40 manufacturing locations in 19 countries, we are well positioned to continue this partnership and poised to grow with our customers. 

As a part of that continuing legacy, you will contribute to a new generation of innovation and experience the pride that comes with being part of the solution to the world’s challenges.  It is a great time to be part of the welding industry!

Lincoln Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters.  Resumes submitted to any employee(s) of Lincoln Electric without a signed vendor agreement, by the Manager of Recruiting & Training, will become property of Lincoln Electric.  Verbal or written commitments from any other member of Lincoln Electric will not be considered binding terms.  Lincoln Electric will not pay a fee to any third-party recruiter that has not coordinated their recruiting activity through the Recruiting Department.

Employment Status: Hourly Full-Time 
Function: Automation 
Section:  Wayne Trail Technologies (US76) 
Section:  Wayne Trail Technologies (US76) 

EOE, including disability/veterans


Nearest Major Market: Davenport
Nearest Secondary Market: Moline

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