Controls-Automation Electrical Engineer (Direct Hire)

Detroit, MI, USA

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

Responsible for the designing, engineering, and procuring mechanical and electrical equipment and systems for the assembly area. Programs the assembly equipment, and supports manufacturing needs. Assist and repair engineering related electrical breakdowns on the assembly equipment. Drive development of automated manufacturing solutions. Support Production, Maintenance, and Process Teams in troubleshooting of equipment.

Key Responsibilities:

• Design, engineer, and procure assembly equipment for future programs
• Help maintain and re-engineer current assembly equipment
• Program assembly equipment
• Apply safety rules with immediate reaction in case of detected dangerous situation
• Ensure that all safety devices of machines are operational before their restart after engineering intervention
• Ensure quality standards are upheld
• Working collaboratively with Process/Quality Engineers and maintenance to develop new processes or process improvements
• Ground up robotics and controls hardware and logic design, electrical schematics, BOM, assembly, debug, and validation
• Test, update and industrialize existing equipment
• Recover equipment from breakdowns, contribute to analysis of root cause, and suggest permanent corrective actions
• Escalate deviations after machine observation in curative maintenance
• Participate to Line QRQC (Quick Response Quality Control), participate in APU QRQC
• Participate in machine run-off of new manufacturing equipment at supplier
• Constant improvements to SCADA and MES systems
• Propose and Create Monthly/Annual preventative maintenance documentation for automated equipment and control systems
• Assist in development of Work Instructions, PFMEA, and all Process Documentation
• Investigate and propose Advanced Process Control (APC), Model Predictive Control (MPC) and Distributed Control Systems (DCS) for future manufacturing delivery improvement
• Project management within individual environment
• Attention to budget
• Escalate roadblocks preventing on-time deliverable
• Ability to read and create mechanical and electrical schematics
• Use control systems to assist maintenance team with motion controls, Servos, VFDs, pneumatic controls, and relay logic
• Help create and install vision systems used in production

Minimum Qualifications:

• Experienced (Non-Manager)
• Full-time

Additional Requirements:

• 2+ years of previous experience working in a manufacturing environment
• 5+ years of PLC and HMI programming (Allen Bradley and/or Siemens)
• 2+ years of Robotics programming
• Experience with reading and creating electrical prints and schematics
• Experience with manufacturing equipment is required
• Ability to communicate with customers both internal and external
• Time management and technical problem-solving autonomy, must be well developed in APC, MPC, and DCS experience is highly preferred
• Experience in programming motion controls, Servos, VFDs, pneumatic controls and relay logic
• Experience in programming vision systems (Keyence and /or Cognex) preferred
• Project management/Leadership

About the Company

The RFC Group LLC proudly serves as a resolve to office administrative needs. Our mission is two-fold: we take strides to provide that missing component to streamline, organize and navigate business organizations into the next phase of success. Additionally, we endeavor to bring hope to displaced workers by placing each individual on a path to a lasting career.

“The RFC Group is a recruitment center whose core focus is to ensure talent is placed into long-term positions. Amidst placement, we endeavor to minimize any barriers or blockades the candidates may be experiencing, put a plan of action in place and help present before our clients a better version of the talent. We recognize through past personal experience; individuals cannot give 100 percent of themselves if they are operating on 90 percent hardship.”
- Deondra Parks, CEO/President of The RFC Group LLC