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Design
Sr. Controls and Automation Engineer- Kalamazoo

Location: Kalamazoo, Michigan
Job Category: Engineering
Date Posted: 04/19/2017
Job Description
Introduction

Design Group is a leading engineering, systems integration, and technology consulting firm, capable of providing complete operating solutions for consumer products, life sciences, and other industrial sectors. Design Group provides engineering, project management, regulatory compliance, and other technology services to the world’s leading companies. Our organization is staffed by over 1,000 engineering and technical specialists, operating from over 35 offices in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Design Group provides professional engineering, architectural and construction management services through our wholly owned and professionally licensed subsidiary, Design Group Facility Solutions, Inc.

We are focused on providing our professionals with opportunities for leadership and career advancement within a thriving work environment and a unique “people-centric” culture. We offer a robust, centralized learning and development program to improve the career experience for every professional.

Responsibilities
  • • Accountability for complete project execution including team leadership, control panel engineering, SCADA design, PLC and HMI programming, and site start-up support of integrated systems.
  • • Maintaining and growing solid client relationships is a key responsibility.
  • • Requires excellent analytical and problem-solving skills to be applied in design, installation, commissioning, and troubleshooting of packaging lines, process systems, and software systems.
  • • Experience with Allen-Bradley (ControlLogix, CompactLogix, PLC5, SLC500) PLCs, PanelView/PanelviewPlus HMIs, Industrial Communication Networks (Ethernet, EthenetI/P, DeviceNet, DH+, etc.) is required.
  • • Experience with FactoryTalk Suite, IntellutionSuite, Wonderware Suite, and VisualBasic/C#/Java is a plus.
  • • This position requires the ability to successfully execute multiple project responsibilities with minimal supervision.
  • • Candidates need to possess excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
Education
  • • B.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or related technical degree.
Experience
  • • Minimum 7 years of related automation experience with HMI, SCADA, PLC’s, and general control system design.
  • • Packaging and process controls experience in the Consumer Products and/or life sciences industries are preferred; beverage/brewery/food experience and engineering consulting experience are a plus.
Benefits

Design Group offers a team focused work environment with a competitive salary, performance based incentive pay, and benefits including medical, dental, life insurance, and 401(k) with matching contributions.

Travel

On-site work at local client facilities in the Kalamazoo area will be required. Work at remote client facilities may be required on a sporadic basis. This candidate will be included with Chicago team activities/meetings on occasion.

Relocation

Relocation assistance may be provided.

Other
  • • Design Group is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V
  • • All applicants must be authorized to work in the US.
  • • Pre-Employment Drug Screening is part of our employment process.
  • • This organization uses E-Verify.
Contact Information

To apply for this position, please click the “Click Here to Apply” button below and attach your resume and/or cover letter. A Design Group Recruiter will contact you within 5-10 business days if your qualifications meet the requirements of the position.

Design Group operates as an independent and autonomous unit of Barry-Wehmiller Companies, a leading supplier of engineering consulting and manufacturing technology across a broad spectrum of industries. With more than 11,000 team members spread among 100-plus locations around the globe, we remain united by a common belief: we can use the power of business to build a better world. For more information, visit our CEO’s blog at www.trulyhumanleadership.com.


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