Controls Engineers

Sparta, Michigan
Apr 13, 2024
Apr 19, 2024
Engineering, Systems
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate

As a member of the Engineering team, the Controls Engineer will be responsible for designing, building, and installing equipment for plants globally. Our portfolio includes ASRS systems, automated conveyor, pallet elevators, stackers/destackers, pallet turntables, automatic labelers, shipping trailers, and build line integration. At Akkodis, we are always looking to incorporate new technologies into our seating plants.

The Role:
Your work will include, but not be limited to:
  • Following health, safety, environmental regulations, and safety protocols (safety harnesses, fork truck, scissor lift, boom lifts, LOTO)
  • Building mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among all team members
  • Communicating across cross-functional groups
  • Being responsible for projects from technical specification to startup support
  • Designing and developing all aspects of electrical control systems, equipment, and programming using Akkodis standards and build upon with innovative ideas
  • Writing, implementing, and debugging PLC software
  • Providing support to existing Akkodis automated equipment globally
  • Developing predictive maintenance indicators to increase reliability and reduce downtime - (CBM, Industry 4.0)
  • Developing contingency and disaster recovery plans

Your Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical or Software Engineering
  • Three years' experience in a controls engineering role at an automation/machine build shop.
  • Must be a self-starter, team player, work well with others, and have a positive attitude
  • Must be a creative thinker, results oriented, focused, and attentive to detail and accuracy
  • Expert in RSLogix5000, Studio5000, and FactoryTalk View Studio
  • Knowledgeable of I/O link, AB components, drive control, Keyence cameras
  • Ability to read and create electrical drawings in AutoCAD
  • Must have ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Understand and communicate applicable safety standards: general industry, machine guarding, robot safety, automated vehicles, conveyor safety
  • Self-driven and willingness to work long hours during installations, if required
  • Willingness to travel globally - up to 30-35%

Pay Details: $120,000.00 to $130,000.00 per year

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