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Industrial Controls Engineer

Company: Symbotic
Location: Wilmington
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Who we are With its A.I.-powered robotic technology platform, Symbotic is changing the way consumer goods move through the supply chain. Intelligent software orchestrates advanced robots in a high-density, end-to-end system - reinventing warehouse automation for increased efficiency, speed and flexibility. What we need We are looking for Industrial Controls Engineer s at all levels to join our Hardware R&D team within our Industrial Controls organization. Your job will be to contribute to the development and implementation of industrial control systems, ensuring they meet customer requirements and site-specific needs. Additionally, you will provide guidance and support to the automation hardware engineering staff within the Hardware R&D group as necessary. This opportunity will provide exposure to various engineering teams within our organization, including the electrical, mechanical, robot, and vision teams. You will engage with cutting-edge technologies in warehouse automation and material handling industries, including AI and Machine Learning. What we do The Hardware R&D, Industrial Controls team specializes in developing and optimizing industrial control systems to enhance the efficiency and functionality of our automation solutions. What you'll do

  • Define and plan technical tasks related to research and development projects, prioritizing innovative development efforts to advance industrial control technology.
  • Spearhead the development of new control system functionalities and modifications, leveraging advanced techniques and tools to drive innovation.
  • Oversee the execution of test strategies tailored to R&D projects to validate and refine developments.
  • Collaborate with developing standard code libraries for use within Symbotic control systems to control new and existing automation systems.
  • Document standard code library and final control system programming.
  • Actively participate in design reviews for technical solutions within existing architectures, providing specialized expertise to enhance system performance and accelerate development progress.
  • Conduct thorough root cause analysis to identify technical challenges and develop innovative solutions
  • Document research findings, development processes, and simulation results to capture valuable insights and facilitate knowledge sharing within the R&D team.
    • Ability to travel up to 30% to support customer sites What you'll need
      • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, Controls Engineering, Automation Engineer, Computer science or in a related discipline.
      • 5+ years of Design and Implementation of Industrial Control Systems using PLC, HMIs, Industrial Robotics, and VFD/Servo Drives.
      • 5+ years in ground up Programming of PLCs, HMIs, and related equipment for Industrial Control Systems. (Rockwell Automation products preferred)
      • Knowledge of Power Systems and Servo Controls to design motion control systems.
      • Experience with AC/DC Drive Control Architecture.
      • Expert level experience in Rockwell PLC's (ControlLogix, GuardLogix )
      • Expert level of Industrial Automation network technology.
      • Experience developing and programming HMI applications. (Ignition8, FactoryTalk ME/SE)
      • Able to understand and read electrical and mechanical schematics.
      • Strong background in troubleshooting complex automated system.
      • Experience with JIRA and agile methodology .
      • Knowledge in Inductive Automation products is a plus. Our Environment
        • Up to 30% of travel may be required . Employees must have a valid driver's license and the ability to drive and/or fly to client and other customer locations.
        • The employee is responsible for owning a credit card and managing expenses personally to be reimbursed on a bi-weekly basis.#LI-DW1#LI-OnsiteAbout SymboticSymbotic is an automation technology leader reimagining the supply chain with its end-to-end, AI-powered robotic and software platform. Symbotic reinvents the warehouse as a strategic asset for the world's largest retail, wholesale, and food & beverage companies. Applying next-gen technology, high-density storage and machine learning to solve today's complex distribution challenges, Symbotic enables companies to move goods with unmatched speed, agility, accuracy and efficiency. As the backbone of commerce the Symbotic platform transforms the flow of goods and the economics of supply chain for its customers. For more information, visit www.symbotic.com .We are a community of innovators, collaborators and pioneers who embrace our differences, because we know unique perspectives make us stronger and smarter. Every perspective matters. We depend on the collective voices of our employees, customers and community to help guide us as we build a better place to work - for you and the world. That's why we're proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or genetic information.

Keywords: Symbotic, Boston , Industrial Controls Engineer, Engineering , Wilmington, Massachusetts

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