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Dematic Electrical Controls Engineer in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Dematic is an intralogistics innovator that designs, builds and supports intelligent, automated solutions for manufacturing, warehouse and distribution environments for customers that are powering the future of commerce. With engineering centers, manufacturing facilities and service centers located in more than 25 countries, the Dematic global network of 10,000 employees has helped achieve more than 6,000 worldwide customer installations for some of the world’s leading brands. Headquartered in Atlanta, Dematic is a member of KION Group, one of the global leaders in industrial trucks and supply chain solutions, and a leading provider of warehouse automation.

Have you ever ordered something online to get your package next day? Think about the advanced automated technologies that go into it. Do you want to become a part of this world class organization and work with highly complex automated solutions? Dematic is currently hiring an Controls Systems Engineer in our Modernizations and Upgrades Engineering group doing. If you have a passion for high engineering and want to see your solutions come alive, then join us today!

Dematic is seeking an experienced Controls Engineer with demonstrated knowledge of a broad field of specialization through successful completion of moderately complex assignments. The ideal candidate will be able to successfully apply a complex knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures within areas of specialization to gain familiarity of Dematic’s current products and engineering processes.

The successful candidate will have experience working in the material handling industry.

  • Experience with Allen Bradley Logix PLC controls platforms a necessity.

  • Experience with controls hardware design a necessity.

  • Siemens and Modicon PLC experience a plus.

  • Design work is to be expected; experience in ACADE 2008 environment is beneficial.

  • Willingness to work from high heights and work using lifts.

  • Willingness to work weekends, overtime and travel is a must (60-75% travel).

  • Controls Engineer should have current, hands-on experience with Programmable Controllers. Expertise in the latest AB Logix or Schneider Electric (Modicon) is preferred. However, other PLC platforms will be considered as well.

  • At least 2 years' experience in controls. However, 5+ years' experience is preferred.

  • Must demonstrate a working understanding of design, layout and use of current networks such as Devicenet, Profibus, ASi, Ethernet.

  • Controls Engineer must have current experience with the rigors of on-site startup/commissioning.

  • Capability to develop and/or follow a project plan knowing the importance of setting and meeting milestone dates.

  • Design work is required. The ability to work proficiently within the AutoCADE environment will be beneficial when being considered as a candidate.

  • Experience with material handling systems is a plus.

  • Experience in writing descriptions of operations and development of controls based physical layouts is expected.

  • Travel up to 50% is possible. This includes weekend work with overtime.

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred, however, 5-8 years of experience in a related field will also be considered.

  • Advanced degree MAY be substituted for experience, where applicable.

  • Demonstrated ability to determine requirements from customers while selling our ideas.

  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Willingness and demonstrated ability to stay current with the latest material handling concepts.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage numerous opportunities and deadlines.

  • Proven ability to reliably forecast and report on the status of proposals.

Requisition ID: 2020-12221

Job Time: Full-Time

Experience Level: Senior Level

Travel %: 40

Shift Schedule Display: Standard

External Company URL: http://www.dematic.com

Street: 507 Plymouth Ave NE