Controls Engineer

apply now2Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop PLC logic for use in an automated industrial laundry systems.

  • Participate in all aspects of the software development process: from prototyping to development and testing, as well as lifecycle planning.

  • Contribute to and/or manage the conceptual design and definition of new PLC logic/software tools and modules to ensure their standardization, supportability, and reusability.

  • Develop control algorithms for sorting, routines, and resource optimization for use in automated laundry systems.

  • Take part in the risk assessment process for both new products as well as changes to existing products.

  • Hold project/product review secessions with senior management.

  • Provide technical support and product training to both internal and external service personal.

  • Interface with vendors and clients to better define the functional requirement for Braun's software products.

  • Act as the technical expert on specific software products and their application within the laundry industry.

  • Ensure that all engineering changes are accurately and thoroughly documented and communicated via Braun’s Engineering Change Notice (ECN) process.

  • Represent Braun at industry trade shows or technical meetings regarding machine control or system automation technology.

  • Other duties and special projects as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Exposure to machine level software development on either a PLC or embedded controls platform.
  • Experience developing PLC logic in either ladder logic, structured text, or function block diagram.
  • Experience with ANSI C, C#, LabVIEW, or any other upper-level programming language are desirable.
  • Comfortable working on and around industrial machinery.
  • A basic understanding of electrical design and engineering documentation.
  • Familiarity with communication protocols such as RS-485, TCP/IP and CAN bus.

Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) or higher preferred in either Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, or Computer Science. Associates degree (A.S.) combined with relevant work experience required at minimum. Must have a strong foundation in PLC logic development or embedded control systems. Working knowledge of PLC hardware/software as well as electrical design practices.

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