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Controls Engineer

Location: Kentwood, Michigan
Date Posted: 11-15-2018
Automation and Controls Engineer– Grand Rapids, Michigan  
DISHER is currently partnering with an sanitation system manufacturer in Grand Rapids, Michigan to fill their Automation and Controls Engineer.

What it’s like to work here:
This company differentiates their services from the competition by keeping their clients' business objectives the top priority. They offer a variety of chemical allocation systems as well as custom equipment serviced in the US and abroad.

What you will get to do:
  • Lead the team when assigned to larger multi-discipline projects and project manage role for controls and instrumentation only projects.
  • Design major component(s) of a project requiring a thorough knowledge of control design and related fields.
  • Prepare installation documents, technical specifications, project work description, bid documents and reports.
  • Perform advanced electrical calculations and circuit/system analysis.
  • Make design decisions within company established guidelines, procedures and practices.
  • Apply sound basic controls & instrumentation design methods to develop detailed design.
  • Develop PLC logic, HMI interface logic, system communications, elementary diagrams, control panel layouts, and instrument specifications.
  • Travel to client project site, as needed, to gather information before engineering begins, for plant reviews, system checkout and start-up, and project closeout.
What will make you successful:
  • Bachelors or Masters’ Degree in Electrical, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering with Controls, Process or Manufacturing Emphasis, from an ABET Accredited Institution
  • Knowledge of PLC and HMI development software as well as AutoCAD or some other form of Electrical Print design.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a controls/automation engineer.
  • Knowledge of software tools for programming PLCs & configuring HMIs. DCS configuration experience desired, but not required.
  • Able to perform advanced electrical calculations.
  • Has developed PLC logic, HMI interface logic, system communications, elementary diagrams, control panel layouts, and instrument specifications.
  • Experience with process automation systems is highly preferred.
  • Professional PE registration or ability to obtain such is highly preferred.
  • Must have current and continuing right to work in the United States of America without sponsorship
What’s next?
Apply for this position here: www.disher.com/careers
DISHER is a full-service product development and engineering services firm in East and West Michigan and Indianapolis, Indiana. Our engineering team is highly technical and diversified, serving in a variety of markets including automotive, office furniture, alternative energy, and medical. Our capabilities span from napkin through launch, providing numerous opportunities for us to partner with clients in product and process development, as well as in talent identification and attraction.
Learn about other DISHER opportunities here: http://DISHERdesign.catsone.com/careers
Keywords: Controls Engineer, Automation Engineer, Control Systems, Chemical Allocation Systems, PLC, HMI.
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