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Electrical/Controls Engineer

Company: Hernon
Location: Sanford
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

SUMMARYHernon Manufacturing, Inc. - produces high-performance adhesives, sealants, precision dispensing valves/systems and UV LED curing lights. Hernon - maintains a library of over 5000 unique adhesive and sealant formulas in addition to developing customized formulas to address specific manufacturing challenges. A full in-house chemical laboratory ensures quick turnaround on testing and developmental projects in addition to an on-site machine division which allows Hernon - to build, service, and integrate unique dispensing systems to even the most exacting specifications. This horizontal integration helps Hernon - provide customers with a Total Solution for any unique application.
Hernon Manufacturing was established in 1978, is headquartered in Sanford, FL., and maintains an ever-expanding network of over 100 distributors and partner locations around the globe. Already shipping to over 60 nations, Hernon - can provide adhesive solutions to manufacturing operations essentially anywhere in the world.
Hernon Manufacturing's objective is to continuously improve our products and services to meet our customer's needs. We are committed to the efficient delivery of quality products worldwide.Hernon is in sunny Central Florida within an hour of beaches, theme parks, state parks, hiking and biking trails, and more. We offer competitive compensation and many benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and a matching 401k. -REQUIREMENTSMinimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)

  • Minimum B.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, Controls Engineering, or related technical degree. Experience may supersede degree requirements.
  • 3 to10 years of experience in programming PLC and other control devices of industrial automated equipment
  • Proven automation experience with HMI, SCADA, PLCs, and motion control system design.
  • Proven Automation Software development experience with one or more of the following control platforms.- Allen Bradly Studio 5000- Siemens TIA Portal- Keyence KV Studios and VT Studios- B&R Automation Studios- Predevelopment Documentation to communicate software design intent.- Operations documentation to document software and machine operation.
    • Proficient in interpreting hardware design documentation, including electrical Schematics in AutoCAD Electrical, panel layouts in 2D (AutoCAD Electrical) and/or 3D (Solid Works)
    • Operations Documentation.
    • Electrical design experience is a plus.
    • Industrial Communication Networks like Ethernet, Ethernet I/P, Modbus RTU and TCP/IP, ProfiNet and Powerlink
    • Robotic programming experience is a plus
    • Independently performs difficult engineering tasks to completion that may include a variety of complex features, conflicting design requirements, unusual materials requirements, and the need to coordinate the work of others
    • Hand, arm, and finger dexterity to operate ancillary equipment, tools, and office equipment
    • Hearing, color vision, and the ability to push 25 pounds and lift 20-50 pounds
    • Written and verbal communication skills in the English language, including the ability to communicate with C-level executives
    • Good communication, organizational, interpersonal skills, and the ability to process confidential information
    • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Train others in the company or customers with provided or self-develop materials
      TravelApproximately 10% but up to 25% local and international travel may be required at times to support installation and start-up activities.
      RESPONSIBILITIESPosition SummaryAs a Controls Engineer, you will perform software design and programming of equipment, giving functionality to mechanical designs.
      Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesThe essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:
      • Accountability for complete project execution of PLC and HMI programming, and site start-up support of integrated systems.
      • Design, upgrade and troubleshoot control systems based on company guidelines and/or to our client's requirements.
      • Design, upgrade and troubleshoot HMI applications based on company guidelines and/or to our client's requirements.
      • Create/Follow design and control specifications according to company guidelines and/or the client's desired standards.
      • Participate in the evaluation of company proposals and customer project/equipment specifications for the determination of optimal machine control architecture.
      • Assist in defining controls architecture, platform, and system functionality.
      • Manage project goals, tasks, resources, and schedules to deliver on time and on budget.
      • Identify improvement opportunities in existing systems
      • Perform field commissioning based on customer goals and project requirements.
        Work Environment and Physical DemandsThe 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 these essential functions. The bulk of the work is performed on-site but the duties of the Electrical/Controls Engineer also require exposure to manufacturing areas which require the use of personal protective equipment including but not limited to safety glasses with side shields and mandatory hearing protection.
        Job Type: Full-timeSchedule:
        • 8-hour shifts on-site
        • Weekend availability when required
          Education:
          • Bachelor's (Preferred)
            Experience:
            • 3 to10 years of experience building automated machines
            • Manufacturing and Assembly automation experience a Plus
              The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. -While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, and handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit, and reach with hands and arms. -The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. -The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.
              Note:This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise.

Keywords: Hernon, Sanford , Electrical/Controls Engineer, Engineering , Sanford, Florida

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