Programmable Logic Controller Technician
Southfield, MI 
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Posted 10 days ago
Job Description

Our Values reflect who we are and how we work and we value our employees. At Comau LLC, our employees enjoy working in a highly innovative and safe working environment while performing challenging and meaningful work to build value - driven solutions. Our positive relationships with our managers and co-workers allow us to take ownership and walk the talk. Our work culture encourages us to communicate openly, think innovatively, and act as a network. Employees are empowered to work with simplicity and efficiency. If you enjoy working in a dynamic environment oriented toward innovation and multiculturalism that offers real opportunities for growth and aims for excellence - you are probably a great fit for our team!

Today, Comau has a truly global presence, with 33 operative centers in 14 different countries, which allows us to offer tailor-made solutions and localized support in a variety of fields.

The Position: We're looking for a Programmable Logic Controller Technician

Responsible for the electrical startup and commissioning of controls for a variety of applications including metal cutting CNCs, Ancillaries, Gantry System, Laser.

Has specialized training either formal or through on-the-job work experience. Has extensive technical knowledge gained through customer and project experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Understands customer specifications (corporate and plant) and Comau standards required to commission systems.
  • Responsible for the start-up and testing of electrical controls (input/output).
  • Responsible for loading software on controls network and PLC modules.
  • Responsible for commissioning Human Machine Interface (HMI) screens and interface.
  • Utilizes existing customer and internal standards as well as references from previous projects to develop and customize all required application specific software (i.e. PLC ladder logic, HMI files).
  • Coordinate and review with Technical Leaders, colleagues to maintain consistency within a given project.
  • Checks hardware schematics and software programs for errors. Make necessary software or hardware modifications as required, within the Comau change process guidelines.
  • Works within the scope definition and timing (due date) requirements.
  • Performs troubleshooting and debugging for intermediate to complex machine applications.
  • Other duties as required.

Requirements:

  • Electrical Drive System application knowledge
  • PLC system application knowledge for machining, assembly, and/or test systems
  • E-Plan & STEP-7 software operation
  • Interpret Mechanical/Fluidic assembly drawings
  • Interpret Electrical drawings
  • Electrical/control parameter setup for various applications (M/C, Assembly, and/or Test)
  • Fluidic components installation
  • Electrical components/cable connection and troubleshooting
  • Ability to travel extensively

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Siemens Step 7
  • Experience with Siemens 840D
  • Experience with CNCs in general
  • Experience with Gantry system and automation in general
  • Experience on leading installation

The Location: This position will be located in Southfield

Why Should You Apply?

  • Great benefits:
    • Comau offers several benefits to provide health and financial security for you and your family, including medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage. Comau also offers a variety of health and wellness programs, along with the options for a Health Savings Account and Flexible Spending Accounts with employer contribution, 401k with company match, life insurance, paid vacation & holidays, employee referral program, maternity and paternity leave, vehicle discounts and more!
  • Opportunities for Training and Career Development
  • Flexible work hours

Job Details:

Industry:

Industrial Automation

Employment Type:

Full-time

Job Functions:

Industrial Manufacturing

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Job Summary
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Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
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