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Fives - Automated Control Engineer

Farmington Hills, Michigan 48335

Post Date: 01/25/2018 Job ID: 5345 Industry: Other

Automated Control Engineer

ektello is actively seeking creative, innovative, team-oriented individuals who are passionate about bettering the client’ s brand and its ongoing mission to significantly enhance the way people live, work and play.

  • Responsible for creating PLC-based automation systems for new and existing ABB robots
  • Upgrading older relay based systems to PLC-based systems which includes configuring HMI (Human Machine Interface) devices such as touch screens and display panels.
  • Responsible for creating and updating existing Plant Electrical schematics in Auto-Cad and AM Teamwork, and creating one-line power schematics for the entire facility.
  • Working with outside vendors and contractors to perform specialized repairs.
  • Revising plant electrical drawings; creating Excel spreadsheets to analyze and present data from the shop floor, revising maintenance manuals and lube sheets, and assisting other plant engineers with upgrades/maintenance on existing plant hardware and equipment.
  • Designs, develops, tests, and/or supervise the manufacturing and installation of electrical equipment, components, and systems as it applies to our equipment, plant operations, and data collection.
  • Investigates customer and manufacturing’ s complaints, determine root cause of issues, and recommend, design, and implement corrective measures.
  • Assists in developing capital projects for new equipment, processes, and equipment upgrades.
  • Performs detailed calculations in support of projects.
  • Inspects completed installations / projects and confirm conformance to design and equipment specifications and compliance with operational and safety standards.
  • Generates work instructions, preventative maintenance schedules and procedures as required
  • Develops applications of controls, instruments, and systems for new commercial, domestic, and industrial uses.
  • Directs and coordinates operation, maintenance, and repair of equipment and systems in field installations.
  • Develops applications of controls, instruments, and systems for new commercial, domestic, and industrial uses.

  • PLC, RsLogix, Contrologix, Allen Bradley SLC500 and Micrologix
  • Program and Hardware structure of Allen Bradley, Siemens, Telemecanique, Modicon, GE,  Mitsubishi, Omron, Wago, Other
  • Produce detailed design drawings, electronic models, specifications, written reports, project schedules and other related materials
  • Use electrical engineering tools, such as computer-aided drafting and engineering and design software and equipment, to carry out responsibilities.
  • The ability to design electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic circuits using AutoCAD and to research and purchase items to complete designs.
  • In depth knowledge of PLC’ s and various HMI’ s and associated control programming software.
  • Excellent grasp of robotics and motion controls, including ABB or Fanuc robots and their programming and hardware structure
  • Good understanding of PLC based automated machinery
  • Familiarity with Allen Bradley SLC 500, Micrologix and ControlLogix

  • Allen Bradley
  • Siemens
  • Telemecanique
  • Modicon
  • GE
  • Mitsubishi
  • Omron
  • Wago

  • PLC
  • HMI Programming
  • CNC Programming for Fanuc or Siemens
  • Full Plant Support 

  • 3D Simulation Support all major robotic platforms
  • Fanuc
  • ABB
  • Kuka
  • Motoman
  • Nachi
  • Kawasaki

Machine Vision:
  • Turnkey system, single or multi-camera
  • Engineering Support
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Complete in-house Vision Lab
  • Integration
  • Matrox, Cognex, Keyence, Allied Vision, Dalsa,  
  • DataLogic,
  • Camera Accessories


Jesse Baskin
Technical Recruiter

I want you to love your job as much as I love mine – let’s find you that ideal fit! I promise to pull out all the stops for you, because what you want is what I want. Don’t worry about hours, either – I’ll be available to hash out your next career move any time. Send me an email or give me a call!
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