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Electrical Controls Engineer - Manufacturing / PLC's

Maryville, TN 37801

Job Function: Technician/Technologist Job Number: 402207

Job Description

Electrical Controls Engineer – Manufacturing / PLC’s

Johnson Service Group (JSG) is actively searching for an Electrical Controls Engineer for our client’s Knoxville, TN area operation. This is a Direct Hire position with a competitive salary with bonus, fantastic benefits and relocation assistance available. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a Fortune 500 industry leader.

  • Design electrical control systems for automated assembly and packaging equipment per OSHA standards and NFPA ’79 guidelines.
  • Write programs for programmable logic controllers.
  • Understand, annotate, and modify existing PLC programs while having limited supporting documentation.
  • Troubleshooting robotics systems and applications
  • Specify and program A/C servo systems
  • Electrically evaluate safety measures on new and existing processes
  • Approve electrical designs on all new equipment
  • Design, setup, and program human machine interfaces
  • Integrate new levels of automation into existing processes
  • Collaborate with Engineers and Technicians to design and apply new system processes
  • Drive standardization of electrical components in all manufacturing processes
  • Optimize machine performance electrically to maximize overall equipment effectiveness
  • Design and implement control enhancements to maximize product quality
  • Assist the maintenance staff in diagnosing problems with manufacturing equipment and implementing solutions
  • Train maintenance technicians to upgrade their electrical knowledge skill set

  • 5+ years hands-on experience, in design of programming, implementing, and troubleshooting PLC based controls platforms on high-speed assembly equipment. 
  • BS Degree in Engineering
  • Working knowledge of machine design, AC/DC motor controls, AC/DC servo systems, and a familiarity with NFPA’79.
  • Knowledge of Allen Bradley PLCs and human machine interfaces
  • Knowledge of Omron PLCs, and human machine interfaces are considered a plus. 
  • Must possess good written and verbal communication skills in addition to strong organizational and planning skills.
  • Must be a self-starter and team oriented player with a strong self-initiative, able to work with minimal supervision and take a proactive approach to problem solving.
  • Working knowledge of Python, C++ and Networking

*** Interested Candidates Should Apply Now ***

Johnson Service Group (JSG) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JSG provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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c++, python
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