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Electrical Engineer PLC & Connectivity

Company: Ventura Solutions LLC
Location: Barrington
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description Are you looking for the next big step in your career? We are recruiting for this amazing direct hire (full time employee) position and if you think this job is a great fit for you, apply ASAP to learn more, this one is expected to fill quickly! Position Summary: Seeking an experienced Controls Programmer to define and construct an on-site PLC laboratory to ensure intuitive, seamless, connectivity of our pump drive and sensor products with industry leading PLC platforms. The Connectivity Engineer, in partnership with Sales and Product Management, will champion the industrial connectivity roadmap and guide New Product Development in specifying advanced connectivity requirements of future products. The selected candidate will also troubleshoot advanced Customer Support issues and provide technical support to the global Sales teams. Responsibilities: Champion and direct the construction of a dedicated on-site connectivity lab equipped with industry leading PLC systems. Work closely with Product Management and Sales teams to develop product connectivity, IoT, and security roadmaps. Maintain state-of-the-art knowledge in PLC software design, testing techniques, and PLC software development tools. Work with outside consultants in performing product security and pen assessments. Provide connectivity design guidelines and detailed software specifications to other software engineers. Collaborate with hardware and software teams to support system implementation and testing. Deploy, integrate, and test prototypes in simulated customer environments. Perform competitive analysis and connectivity gap studies. Investigate and resolve advanced, escalated, customer connectivity issues. Provide basic connectivity training as required. Plan and coordinate technical design and engineering implementation of project work. Identify connectivity technologies to be used for future applications and extensions of current architectures. Fulfill responsibilities under ISO 9001 and 14001; understand and fully support ISO system. Education: MUST POSSESS Bachelor or Master of Science degree Electrical or Computer Engineering (ABET accredited university).

Experience: 5 - 10 years PLC programming and development experience. Highly desired : prior experience integrating/controlling pump drives with PLCs in cGMP BioPharm production environments. Affiliation with a globally recognized Automation, Systems, or Instrumentation organization is a plus. Minimum Requirements/Qualifications: PLC, HMI and VFD programming experience. Expert at PLC programming with at least two of the following systems: Siemens, Allen Bradley, Modicon, AutomationDirect, Omron, Beckhoff, Mitsubishi. Excellent PLC UI development skills. Ability to assist customers with schematics/BOM/panel layout, program PLCs, HMIs. Experience with DAQs & signal conditioning. Experience setting-up routers, cell modems, switches, and VPN/GRE tunnels. Working knowledge of industrial communication protocols & TCP/IP networks. MATLAB/ Lab View experience. Ability to develop schematics using CAD software tools (Altium software preferred). Field experience performing panel checkout & loop checks as well as troubleshooting during startup. Effective customer communication skills required. Experience collaborating with Engineers, Sales, Customer Support, and Customers to resolve product connectivity issues. Willing to travel ~ 20%.

Keywords: Ventura Solutions LLC, Waukegan , Electrical Engineer PLC & Connectivity, Other , Barrington, Illinois

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