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Electrical Control Systems Engineer

Kelly Services
St Peters, MO 63376
Control Systems Engineer - Direct Hire

Kelly Engineering Resources is searching for an **Electrical Control System Engineer** with 1-3 years experience for a direct hire opportunity, on behalf of our client, a manufacturer of industrial composites. Our client is growing and has upcoming plant expansion projects. This role will support this expansion and then will focus on other product launches or continuous improvement projects in the future. A full benefits package and the ability to grow so that you can lead your own projects is offered.

As an Electrical Control System Engineer, you will design, engineer, modify, and support existing or new electrical control system designs to meet manufacturing requirements and that satisfy manufacturing requirements for machine control, performance, safety and quality while adhering to applicable standards such as NEC, CE, etc. You will manage contractors who perform electrical installations, and improvements. This role reports to the Senior Engineering Manager and works under the direction of Project Managers to meet budgetary goals and delivery schedules.

**Essential Duties and Responsibilities:**

+ Design, engineer and modify machines and systems relating to internal or customer driven specifications.

+ Attend project kickoff meetings as directed by project manager, play an active role in brainstorming solutions to meet internal and customer requirements

+ Actively participate in design review process as required depending on current milestone of the project, communicate needs, results, scheduling and budgetary issues to project manager

+ Specify electrical control system design, architecture and layout of electromechanical systems as relating to new and existing machines

+ Research various components, services, processes to determine best fit for a given application, with respect to function, time to implement, and cost

+ Ensure machine safety: all applicable standards are followed and electromechanical systems are designed in a manner that is safe to operators

+ Work closely with service and maintenance personnel to check out machines and train on new issues

+ Maintain records of engineering data for each job/machine/project

+ Play an active role in the ongoing improvement of electromechanical systems design and development

+ Effectively and co-operatively work with other members of the engineering team in an international environment, as well as with customers and suppliers, or other organizational functions such as sales, purchasing, maintenance and production

+ Develop /write scopes of work for electrical contractors and technicians

**Qualifications of the Successful Electrical Controls System Engineer:**

+ Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering (or related field) is required.

+ 1-3 years experience developing control systems utilizing state of the art technologies.

+ Experience with PLC programming (Allen Bradley, Siemens or Omron, etc.) for new application.

+ At least 1-2 projects involving from scratch programming, required.

+ Knowledge of electrical schematics and machine tool electrical design practices, required

+ AutoCAD for schematic layout required

+ Knowledge of NFPA 70/70E/79, UL 508A, preferred

+ Prior experience as an individual contributor to plant projects or other working knowledge of project engineering required.

+ Solid problem solving and communication skills (oral and written), required

+ Experience or knowledge with the following highly preferred:

+ Programming HMIs, a plus

+ Experience with Industrial communication protocols (Ethernet I/P, DeviceNet, Modbus, etc.)

+ Experience or knowledge with any of the following a plus:

+ Machine safety interlocks, fences light curtains etc.

+ Experience with heating controls (SCRs, SSRs)

+ Experience with configuration of variable frequency drives and instrumentation.

+ Experience with power distribution and power quality (harmonics and noise)

+ Experience with control sensors: optical, inductive, capacitive, mechanical, etc.

+ Experience with basic computer networking

Work environment is consistent with both an office and manufacturing plant. Extended periods of time at a desk or on the production floor.

Benefits: Medical, dental, vision, 3 weeks paid vacation, 11 holidays, 401K (100% match up to 3% of salary and 50% for an additional 2 % of salary)


**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2022-06-10 Expires: 2022-07-11

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