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Automation Controls Engineer - Boone, IA

Boone, IA, US, 50036

Leviat
Leviat NA

 

 

Job ID:  444080

 

Leviat, a CRH company, is a global leader in insulating, lifting, anchoring, and connecting technology for the construction industry. Leviat’s engineered products and innovative construction solutions are used in a variety of market segments from residential to infrastructure, enabling users to build better, stronger, safer, and faster. The company employs nearly 3,000 people at 60 locations globally. Leviat’s suite of trusted product brands include Meadow Burke, Halfen, and Thermomass.

 

Job Summary 

 

The Automation Controls Engineer will primarily be responsible for the development and implementation of automation systems to improve safety, quality, productivity, and cost on existing and new manufacturing processes. This position will primarily be responsible for the design, build, and implementation of the electrical and instrumentation & control (I&C) systems. A successful candidate should be familiar with designing system architectures, programming robotics, wiring 24v systems, and developing the PLC codes.

 

Job Responsibilities

 

  • Responsible for the implementation and integration of automation equipment in a manufacturing environment, and help with support of existing automation systems
  • Physical build and installation of automation equipment, including wiring of the cell DC systems, integration of peripheral equipment, and programing of robotics
  • Development, design, program and debug PLC, HMI, and robot software
  • Responsible for the development and implementation of peripheral equipment
  • Responsible for the development and training of personnel in robotic programming, wiring of machines, and peripheral equipment
  • Oversee and manage projects related to the automation process
  • Participate in the design new automation equipment or processes
  • Program new automated components to the manufacturing process
  • Develop and maintain clear, accurate documentation of automation equipment/process
  • Troubleshoot automated processes or equipment as needed when errors occur
  • Develop network of vendors and solution providers to partner with in projects as well as educating the team in up-and-coming technologies and applications

 

Job Requirements

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, or related field required
  • 5-10% domestic travel may be required
  • PLC programing in multiple brands (Allen Bradley, and Automation Direct preferred)
  • Six-axis robot programs in multiple brands (Fanuc & Universal Robots preferred)
  • Experience with HMIs, SCADA & remote monitoring systems is a plus
  • Experience with Automation Project Management
  • Ability to problem solve, and think outside of the box to find effective solutions
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings & procedural documentation
  • Organizational skills; prioritize workload, accurately documenting

 

What CRH Offers You

 

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

 

 

About CRH

 

CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.

 

If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!

 

Leviat, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link

 

 

 

Date Posted:  Sep 13, 2022


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