|Job Description :
||JOB SUMMARY / GENERAL DESCRIPTION:
This position will analyze requirements and aid in design of process and/or mechanical equipment for automation systems for a logistics company. Position will oversee vendor activities for projects related to automation and will assist in long term planning for capital projects. Position will analyze user requirements, procedures, and problems to identify the system components and develop the design and functional specifications for the automation systems. General responsibilities will include troubleshooting and system improvement activities working with operations.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS / PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:
Analyze and solve complex automation equipment challenges to provide effective control system solutions to a variety of new and existing automated process equipment while focusing on maximizing equipment reliability and operational performance of equipment such as conveyors, sortation systems, scanners, cameras, print and apply systems, and other devices and programs.
Understand, maintain and troubleshoot material handling control systems, including PLC controllers and industrial networks such as motor control systems, servo drives, variable frequency drives, and electrical distribution systems
Partner with FC (Fulfillment Center) Operations leadership, equipment vendors and parts suppliers to complete root cause analysis, formulate solutions, and coordinate solution implementation. Act as the technical consultant for Automation and Control projects inside the building
Monitor MHE metrics and partner with maintenance/operations for system performance issues and provide analysis across all FC’s
Act as first level escalation support for the Facilities Techs/Leads, during and after business hours, troubleshooting locally and remotely and repair all hardware or controls software systems within the building
Appropriately escalate downtime situations to vendors or Automation and Engineering Leadership for support to restore equipment operation.
Utilize FC network support resources for guidance and assistance, and assist peers, as needed
Train and mentor new technicians in operational procedures, including in the use of safety equipment and safety hazards
Ensure compliance with safety and organization policies including OSHA standards.
Experienced with Rockwell Automation Software, Allen-Bradley RS Logix PLC software.
Experienced with Conveyors, and Sorter systems and have a detailed understanding of Process Flow of Fulfillment Centers
Must be able to demonstrate electrical knowledge of 24v AC/DC control circuits, electrical knowledge of 120v power and control circuits, knowledge of 277v-480v power circuits.
Must be able to wire-up and successfully operate a 3-phase motor.
Demonstrated use of digital multimeter and functions.
Ability to read, understand and interpret electrical, pneumatic, and plumbing schematics, along with the ability to understand and interpret mechanical and architectural drawings
Experience with conveyor mechanical systems (belts, drives, tracking belts,
Must be available for 24/7 for emergency situations.
Experience with electrical theory, Robotics, Controls components, automated equipment.
Experience with networked VFDs (EtherNet, DeviceNet, Profibus)
Familiarity with AutoCAD or other Autodesk software to read electrical drawings and schematics
MINIMUM SKILLS AND QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Technology, or other related engineering OR equivalent professional experience.
Three or more years of experience within an industrial controls environment which includes PLC programming, I/O, communication networks and AC, DC, single / three-phase electrical circuits.
Remote or office environment
Primary Location United States-Texas-Temple
Work Locations MC999 HO McLane Home Office 4747 McLane Parkway PO Box 6115 Temple 76504
Shift 1st – Day
Employee Status Regular