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PLC Programmer

Date: Jan 14, 2020

 

Tenessee Rand, a subsidiary of Lincoln Electric, is a full service automation integrator. We provide engineering, machining, and integrated robotic systems with core competencies in advanced welding system design, high-quality weld fixtures, robotic integration, process automation, and ongoing service and support.

Req. ID: 18645 

 

PURPOSE: Provides technical support, creates new programs, and researches new avenues of technological improvement and advancement for all automated systems. The senior programmer will also test and debug source code, provide onsite technical support and field service for customers.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION (DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES):

  • Write and debug effective and safe control programs that meet the requirements of the end user and the expectations of Tennessee Rand.
  • Maintain the quality of equipment shipped.
  • Electrically design and program complex projects with PLC(s), HMI(s) and robot(s).
  • Follow Tennessee Rand Build Standards and Tennessee Rand Technical Guidelines, including deviation lists that may be provided to allow for customer specifications or requirements.
  • Interface with the customer to design and program a system to their specifications.
  • Ensure control programming of equipment and tooling is complete, safe, and functional.
  • Provide training and guidance to less experienced PLC technicians and programmers.
  • Meet requirements for internal runoffs, safety inspections, and other quality control procedures.
  • Clear communications with Project Management staff and supervisors on issues that may come up.
  • Design effective and detailed HMI screens that are neatly arranged for ease in understanding by end user operators and technical staff.
  • Lead projects and make sure everything is done on time and to the customer’s specifications.
  • Debugging of electrical systems as needed for operation of all machines.
  • Communicating with robot programmers on what is needed from them to make a project run smoothly.
  • Travel 40%+ including overnight.
     
     
    BASIC REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechatronics, Electro-Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or equivalent work experience.  An Associate’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent with experience will be considered.
  • 8+ years’ experience in PLC Programming, Robot Programming and/or Electrical Engineering
  • Superior communications skills
  • Advanced C, C++ or Java Programming Skills
  • Experience with RSLogix 500, RSLogix 5000, Studio 5000 and FactoryTalk View Studio
  • Advanced PC Based Computer Skills
  • Advanced experience with Motoman, Fanuc, Panasonic, and/or ABB programming structure.
  • Electrical Debug Skills

 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
 Physical demands 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.
The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is required frequently to work from ladders and scaffolds. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT
 The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to risk of electrical shock. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts.

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:  Tennessee Rand, Inc. (US77) 

 

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