Controls Engineer

Date: Jun 28, 2022

Location: Fort Loramie, OH, US, 45845

Company: Lincoln Electric

Lincoln Electric Automation, a subsidiary of Lincoln Electric, specializes in laser welding, robotic welding and fixturing, press automation, and tube bending/fabricating systems which further strengthens Lincoln Electric’s already strong position as a market leader.

Req. ID: 21423 

 

Candidate may reside any where in the US and travel would be required.

 

PURPOSE: Controls Engineering design position for the design of integrated tooling and equipment.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION (DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES):

  • Provide support to the Applications Engineering Dept. for estimating labor, materials
  • Visit customer site for purposes of gathering information, project kickoffs or project reviews
  • Attend Project Kick Off meetings, to gather important project scope details
  • Concept and design equipment according to a blending of Customer Build Specifications, Customer RFQs, Lincoln Quote, process requirements, and industry safety standards
  • Create electrical controls schematics including wiring diagrams, panel layouts, push-button station layouts, safety circuits, pneumatic layouts and other hardware related documents
  • Develop and place requisition for all controls associated material/parts related to a project
  • Organize, produce, correct and manage schematic hardcopies throughout the production of the equipment
  • Regularly schedule and attend general project based meetings  
  • Communicate internally & externally to resolve project concerns, via phone, e-mail and web-conferencing
  • Manage the quality, timing, and scope of equipment provided by external suppliers
  • Collaborate with other departments to develop solutions
  • Monitor and maintain quoted material and labor budget
    • Proactively alert project team members when the material or labor budget is impractical or likely to be exceeded
  • Lead, direct and manage internal and/or external resources during situations requiring workload distribution
  • Trouble shoot wiring problems and circuit issues
  • Provide support to the assembly department by answering questions and addressing issues
  • Provide documentation to the programming department, such as I/O addressing, machine sequence, and bring attention to special/unusual/ high-end components
  • Participate in quality audits of equipment
  • Work with vendors and manufactures on cost, deliveries, cross-referencing and application solutions
  • Research and develop circuit designs for new technology, components and processes
  • Participate in company or department wide improvement initiatives
  • Participate in the development of innovations
  • Participate in the development and management of department processes, such as CAD library & functionality, operating procedures, software tools and design methods
  • Understand and comply with established ISO9001 processes and procedures specific to the Controls Department.
    • QPP-04.01, Section H
    • WI-42
    • WI-43
  • Maintain up to date training on ever changing Safety and Industry build standards
  • Stay current with compliance training modules required by Lincoln

 

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:

General:

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of Controls Design experience
  • Adequate AutoCAD Electrical Skills
  • General knowledge related to industry safety design standards and best practices including
    • NFPA 79
    • NFPA 70E
    • ANSI/RIA
    • ISO 12100 & 13849
  • Good computer proficiency in Microsoft office applications
  • Design Experience with Allen Bradley PLC's and HMI's
  • General knowledge of AC/DC power, motors, drives/motion control, industrial controls, pneumatic valves and sensors.
  • General knowledge in industrial networking & various communication protocols
  • General knowledge of robotic welding (arc, laser, resistance)
  • Familiar with commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures in machine control design
  • Familiar with manufacturing and tooling processes

 

Internal Job Related:

  • Recognized as competent in own area within the organization
  • Has sufficient experience in own discipline or function
  • Interprets internal or external issues and recommends solutions/best practices with guidance
  • Solves general problems; considers multiple perspectives to identify solutions
  • Works independently, requests & receives frequent guidance
  • Capable of Leading functional teams or projects with guidance
  • Displays an adequate attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Learning sound leadership, communication and relational skills
  • Moderate level of electrical design experience and troubleshooting electrical circuitry
  • Good knowledge of LEA equipment build standards and the QA ISO 9001 program including  QPP-04.01, Section H, Work Instructions WI-42 and WI-43
  • Shows flexibility and adaptability in handling change
  • Manages multiple projects and priorities with reasonable workload
  • Moderate experience in making sound decisions without guidance

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 $3.2B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 11,000 employees around the world.  With operations in over 56 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: Salary Full-Time 

EOE, including disability/veterans

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