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Automation and Controls Engineer

Company: CelLink
Location: San Carlos
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

This is a regular, salaried, full-time position that will work mulitiple shifts including nights, swings, weekends, and weekdays. Automation & Controls Engineer CelLink Corporation makes the world---s largest and most electrically- and thermally-conductive flexible circuits. We are a fast-growing team of skilled engineers and manufacturing experts who are fundamentally redefining the way printed circuits are made. CelLink performs research, development and manufacturing in San Carlos, CA. We are looking for an ambitious, hands-on engineer to join our team and drive the development of CelLink---s innovative flex circuit manufacturing technology. The ideal candidate for this position will have a strong software programming base in C# or Python, ideally in an industrial environment. They should also have experience engineering controls and programming complex equipment used in high volume manufacturing. Candidates must have direct experience in the design and continuous improvement of automation and controls including PLC and PC architectures and a thorough working knowledge of a wide range of electromechanical control components. Duties & Responsibilities: Lead the engineering of automation and controls on new and existing equipment. Integrate a wide range of controls components such as PLCs, motion controllers, machine vision systems, heater controllers, web edge guiding and steering mechanisms, pneumatic actuators, encoders, force sensors, thermocouples, analog devices, and various location, distance, and material presence sensors. Lead electrical control box engineering, standards compliance, assembly, modification, and documentation upkeep. Develop, deploy, and maintain revision control of electrical and software changes on large tool sets where the hardware and software must be copied exactly. Develop software to collect data for batch computation and data analytics. Develop and execute test plans to verify machine functionality and reliability. Provide timely and accurate project status, documentation, and training. Troubleshoot down equipment, including finding the root cause of failures and engineering solutions to correct them. Work closely with equipment vendors throughout all phases of a project---s development on controls and software requirements and related issues. Support factory expansion efforts, including vendor acceptance testing, equipment commissioning and process qualification. Education & Experience Requirements: Bachelor's or Master---s degree in Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, or similar field. 5 years of directly related experience. Skills & Requirements: Advanced control system engineering and programming of complex process tools and automation primarily using Beckhoff, Mitsubishi, and Omron PLC---s, Windows and Linux PC---s, C#, Python and SQL. Expert level troubleshooting of all facets of automated systems. Knowledge of manufacturing executions systems including direct experience integrating equipment data streams into factory information databases. Advanced knowledge of process control and implementation of real time data acquisition. Must be a self-starter with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to influence others and collaboratively gain consensus using supportive data. Ability and willingness to work hands-on. Ability to travel 10%. CelLink is a venture-backed startup located in the San Francisco Bay area. The job title and compensation for this position will be commensurate with ability and experience. At CelLink, we believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates are essential to our success. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees while building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We are an equal opportunity employer. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business needs. You should be proficient in: PLC Troubleshooting Skills Electrical Schematics Troubleshooting Industrial Automation Equipment PLC Programming Experience Machines & technologies you'll use: Servo Motors Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) (Allen Bradley, Mitsubishi, Siemens, Beckoff)

Keywords: CelLink, San Francisco , Automation and Controls Engineer, Engineering , San Carlos, California

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