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Automation Controls Engineer

ACS Professional Staffing is looking for an employee to work on-site with our client. This global manufacturing company is seeking an experienced Automation Controls Engineer that is innovative and is looking to work on projects from concept through design through manufacture. This full-time position is located in Portland, Oregon.

Here are a few incentives:
  • Employee Health, Dental, and Vision
  • 401K Match, Profit Sharing, FSA, HAS and Education Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program, Onsite Fitness Center and 10 Paid Holidays
  • Contribute to the design and growth of effective controls systems
  • Join forces throughout the company to develop and implement solutions that advance manufacturing technology
  • Develop elegant, robust solutions to complex systems using Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), machine vision systems, sensors, motion control devices, robots, etc.
  • Lead technical activities with suppliers, system integrators, and internal customers
  • Contribute to quality systems using toolsets such as Lean, Design for Six Sigma, House of Quality, etc. to improve processes
  • Build a business case to explain technical recommendations
  • Engage in Continuous Improvement initiatives
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Controls Systems, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent required
  • 2+ years’ experience
  • Equipment design for an industrial, high-volume production environment
  • Programming ladder logic PLCs, safety PLCs, and HMIs (Allen Bradley, Siemens, etc.)
  • Selecting appropriate circuit protectors, wiring and cabling, sensors, hardware (PLC, HMI, safety, remote I/O, etc.), motors and drives, motion controllers, etc.
  • Integrating vision systems (Cognex, Keyence, etc.), robots (Fanuc, etc.), and other devices into a custom-designed manufacturing cell
  • Strong time management skills and ability to prioritize tasks on an ongoing basis
  • Excels in advanced thinking, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills, and experience working with staff on all levels
  • Proficiency documenting system schematics in CAD software (AutoCAD, SolidWorks)
  • Deep understanding of closed-loop controls, instrumentation, process controls systems (PLC, HMI, SCADA, networking), panel design, safety codes and regulations (OSHA, ANSI, NEC, etc.)
  • Collaborative and effective team player able to work with global teams
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel) and data management software (SAP preferred)
ACS Professional Staffing will provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, gender, genetic information, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or any other status protected by federal or state law.  The company will provide reasonable accommodations

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