Engineer, Automation Engineer II- Omaha, NE

Conductix Wampfler

Conductix-Wampfler is a progressive and growing international organization that offers challenging and rewarding opportunities in a variety of markets where power in motion is required. We are looking to add an Automation Engineer to the Product Platforms and Engineering team. You will be supported by an organization that is known as an industry  leader in the mobile electrification market, that not only manufactures high quality products in the conductor bar, festoon, commutator, data communication, industrial cable, cord and hose reel lines, but provides "service after the sale" that drives our niche in the market. We’re continuing to pioneer growth in our industry by enabling automation through our markets.

Qualified candidates will be results-focused, self-directed, data-driven and have the ability to adapt easily to the changing needs of the business and our customers.  This is a hands-on position. You will be working with the risk management, EHS, engineering and manufacturing teams to identify trends and work to implement preventative measures to limit failure of product and processes.

 Qualified candidates will possess the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Automation Engineering, or Robotic Engineering.
  • Experience with UL508A panel design, motion and motor control systems, mathematical modeling, logic controller programming, and validation is required.
  • Experience using EPlan Electric P8 and Solidworks 2016 or newer preferred.
  • Knowledge or Siemens logic controllers and drives required. Knowledge of ABB and Allen Bradley controllers and drives is preferred.
  • Understanding and experience with regulatory codes such as UL, NEC and NFPA.
  • Skilled in reading and interpreting electric, electronic and mechanical drawings and schematics.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills the ability to communicate complex technical information to both technical and non-technical personnel.
  • Experience in technical documentation and report generation.

Conductix-Wampfler offers an excellent salary, benefit and bonus package,  along with continued personal and career development opportunities.

Drug-Free Workplace/EOE

Send resume and salary requirements to: http://www.conductix.us/en/company-career

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Summary 

The Automation Engineering role shall support the Product Platforms and Engineering team by providing detailed Automation Engineering support. An individual in this role is expected to provide guidance and direction to other Engineering team members concerning electrical panel design (per UL508A), automation and control systems, verification, validation, and risk assessment activities. Directly involved in product design for customized solutions and supports the Product Development Process. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include 

  • Designs, develops, and tests electrical and automation products from concept to completion for bespoke customer applications. 
  • Utilizes EPlan Electric to complete industrial control panel designs including schematics, electrical diagrams, and bills of materials.  
  • Creates ladder logic diagrams, control programs, and programs logic controllers and variable frequency drives for motor and motion control applications. 
  • Assembles schematics, electrical diagrams, drawing packages, bills of materials, math data, and other technical documentation required to process ECOs. 
  • Carries out all activities related to custom-engineered solution development including, but not limited to, design, simulation, schematics, panel layouts, logic diagrams, prototyping, and testing. 
  • Completes UL508A compliant control panel schematics, layouts, and bills of material. 
  • Starts-up and commissions motion control systems including applications in the Port and Container handling market and Overhead Crane market. 
  • Supports new product launch activities and coordinates product line transitions from the Product R+D Team to a Product Platform. 
  • Actively involved in building, assembling, and testing designs. 
  • Performs design validation and verification of products as required to assure products meet specifications. 
  • Assesses and identifies project and product risks, takes action to reduce risks throughout the course of a development or research project. 
  • Supports corrective action investigation, analysis, and permanent corrective action implementation. 
  • Performs on-site inspections and supports commissioning activities. 
  • Understands and interprets regulatory codes such as UL, NEC and NFPA. 
  • Perform any other duties as required by the customer and assigned by management. Supports and upholds the Quality and EHS policy. Upholds the Core Values.  

 Supervisory and Leadership Responsibilities 

  • This role has no supervisory responsibilities, anyone in this role is expected to provide guidance and leadership to team members in Electrical Engineer I, Automation Engineer I, and Designer roles. 

Qualified candidates will possess the following  

  • Bachelor's degree (B. S.) in Electrical Engineering, Automation Engineering, or Robotic Engineering from four-year college or university; and three to seven years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Experience with UL508A panel design, motion and motor control systems, mathematical modeling, logic controller programming, and validation is required. 
  • Experience using EPlan Electric P8 and SolidWorks 2016 or newer is preferred. 
  • Knowledge of Siemens logic controllers and drives is required. Knowledge of ABB and Allen Bradley controllers and drives is preferred. 

Physical Demands  

The 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 accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and frequently 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 accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. During travel noise levels may require the use of hearing protection. Work in our prototype or test facility will require the use of PPE including safety glasses and steel-toe safety shoes. 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans

Job ID: 8913

Posted 23 days ago

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