Boston, MA
Date Posted: August 29, 2016
Employment Type: Contract To Hire
Job Id: 7072

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

Applications Engineer/System Integrator who is familiar with ladder logic, touch-screen OI development, and PLC-based control systems.  Experience with Allen-Bradley development tools is preferred.  

This position is comprised of many roles involving all stages of the product life cycle including testing, validation, documentation, transfer to manufacturing, and technical support.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support PLC-based control systems, including printers, HMIs, sensors and other packaged electronics as needed
  • Provide troubleshooting and technical support to in house manufacturing as well as customers & field service technicians
  • Develop & execute plans for product improvement and cost reduction
  • Provide validation testing and support for any software modifications and/or design revisions
  • Perform root cause investigation and testing of failed or returned components
  • Update & maintain manuals and technical documentation
  • Assist with vendor & inventory management for related hardware
  • Assemble/wire prototypes, test setups and one-off solutions as needed
  • Update & maintain all electrical schematics using AutoCAD
  • Manage equipment's UL listing and coordinate UL inspections
  • Provide hands on training as need to teach in-house manufacturing personnel

Minimum Requirements:

  • Engineering degree or equivalent work experience.
  • 3+ years of experience with troubleshooting and providing technical support for PLC and electrical systems.
  • Working knowledge of common industrial electronics such as relays, contactors, fuses, motors, wiring, connectors/plugs and power supplies.
  • Hands on (wiring, plumbing, soldering, hand tools, etc.)

Nice to Haves:

  • Experience in LEAN and CI
  • Experience with FAT/IQ/OQ/PQ procedures & documentation
  • Experience with Process FMEA
  • Experience using Solidworks

 

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