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Electrical Controls Engineer

Group 90
Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

CRG is an award-winning leader reshaping the future of industrial automation. Headquartered in Louisville, KY, our mission is to revolutionize manufacturing through advanced automated systems integration. We specialize in custom automated solutions including robotics, controls, material handling, packaging, welding, munitions and more in a variety of manufacturing industries. Recognized as TIME Magazine's Invention of the Year 2023 in Robotics, we pride ourselves on solving the industry's toughest challenges through creativity and collaboration. As a small but mighty team, we blend hard work with a spirit of fun, creating an environment where every contribution fuels innovation. At CRG Automation, your impact extends beyond the ordinary, driving progress in an exciting world of automation. 

The Electrical Engineer is responsible for developing, creating, testing, and implementing PLC programs and HMI builds required to control automated equipment. Able to work well within a multi-disciplinary team and lead controls projects throughout their life cycle.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Solve electrical engineering problems from component through system level.
  • Provide engineering and technical support for the sales, procurement, manufacturing and field service teams.
  • Work with design and manufacturing teams to achieve project schedule delivery.
  • Create schematics and panel layout drawings based on a sound working knowledge of electrical theory and industry practice.
  • Generate PLC ladder logic with an emphasis on generating code that is organized, structured, documented, maintainable, and reusable using existing programming standards
  • Generate aesthetic HMI screens for complex machinery that provide sufficient feedback for troubleshooting
  • Contribute to the development and review of documentation of new machine designs, including bill of material, drawings and operating manuals.
  • Troubleshoot existing /new panel wire connections and safety circuits as needed.
  • Some travel required to customer sites for field installations, support and debug.

Qualifications & Requirements

  • 3 + years’ experience as an Automation and Controls Engineer or Robotics Engineer focused on deploying automation and electromechanical systems in project-based environments. Experience in similar roles will also be considered.
  • Direct experience with the design and implementation of fault-tolerant systems with error handling and recovery
  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering, or equivalent relevant industry experience
  • Knowledge of NEC/OSHA safety regulations and requirements.
  • Experience with Studio 5000 Logix Designer, View Designer, and FactoryTalk Optix is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint a must, familiarity with AutoCAD and Solidworks Electrical is a plus.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Quality and precision focused with the ability to work in a fast-paced, customer-driven environment.
  • Experience with FANUC, Kawasaki, and/or Yaskawa robot programming is preferred
  • The ideal candidate is innovative, detail-oriented, and driven to push the boundaries of automation technology
  • Knowledge of SQL would be an added bonus.

CRG is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

This is a salaried, exempt position and we are proud to offer a competitive benefits package. The successful candidate will live in the Louisville, KY area and report to the Controls Engineering Team Leader and Director of Engineering. A pre-employment drug screen and background check must be successfully completed.

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