Robotics Senior Controls Engineer / Technician.

Robotics Senior Controls Engineer / Technician.

ABB Inc., in Auburn Hills, MI is seeking for a Senior Controls Engineer / Technician to join our Robotics and Motion team, the first major global industrial robotics manufacturer to produce robots in the United States. ABB is the leading supplier of industrial robots, modular manufacturing systems and service and has installed more than 250,000 robots worldwide.

Tasks:

Controls Engineering consists of the development, introduction and application of controls such as electro-mechanical or electric controls to support Company products. It requires knowledge of various related engineering disciplines and their applications.
This role is responsible for performing a variety of complex engineering assignments requiring in-depth knowledge of a specific engineering discipline plus an understanding of related disciplines to cost effectively achieve objectives. Assignments typically require the use of advanced and innovative techniques. Proactively seek and implement initiatives to improve operations and increase customer satisfaction.

Typical duties/responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Design, analyze, and evaluate systems, products or components, requiring a high degree of technical expertise. Design and develop complex models or simulations and apply advanced computer programs, analytical techniques or control strategies to effectively meet requirements and resolve problems.
• Act as principal investigator or lead a group of engineers investigating problems, developing solutions and preparing related recommendations and reports.
• Prepare or lead the preparation of specifications, proposals for contracts, licensing and safety documents, and obtain required approvals.
• Represent the group in meetings and conferences; interact with customers to resolve significant technical issues and develop related action plans.

Requirements:

Basic Qualifications:
• Associate's Degree AND 7 years of experience in controls, electrical, automation, engineering, hardware/software designer, customer service, OR
• Bachelor's Degree AND 5 years of experience in controls, electrical, automation, engineering, hardware/software designer, customer service, OR
• Master's Degree AND 3 years of experience in controls, electrical, automation, engineering, hardware/software designer, customer service.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Minimum of 5 years of experience as Controls Engineer.
• Knowledge in AutoCad, PLC programming, and automation control.
• PLC / HMI programming experience with an emphasis on Rockwell, and Siemens controllers.
• Proficiency in safety risk assessments is a plus
• Requires thorough knowledge of a specific engineering discipline plus an understanding of related disciplines to coordinate activities, analyze and resolve problems crossing disciplines and to develop new concepts for programs.
• Open to travel 40% for customer visits.
• Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US

Additional information

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABB

ABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites:
http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfm. http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf

As an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762.

Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ABB's career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762 or by sending an email to US-AskHR@abb.com. Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner.

Location:
Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA
Contract type:
Regular/Permanent
Business unit:
Business Unit Robotics
Date posted:
2018-10-11
Job function:
Design and Engineering
Publication ID:
US66771783_E1

ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in power grids, electrification products, industrial automation and robotics and motion, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization with two clear value propositions: bringing electricity from any power plant to any plug and automating industries from natural resources to finished products. As title partner in ABB Formula E, the fully electric international FIA motorsport class, ABB is pushing the boundaries of e-mobility to contribute to a sustainable future. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 147,000 employees. www.abb.com

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