Automation Engineer, Controls

Bay Area
Apr 17, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time


Job Description Summary

  • Configure, program, test and troubleshoot PLC based control systems and associated components.
  • Configure, program, test and troubleshoot User Interface (UI) software for PLC based control systems.
  • Electrical troubleshooting and testing of control systems, control panels, and associated equipment. 
  • Documentation of PLC software changes and unit testing results.
  • Support, update, and troubleshoot existing systems in production.
  • Participate in design reviews.
  • Support for systems installation and commissioning.
  • Generate test protocols for control system used in medical manufacturing
  • Maintain vision system used in production (cognex/Keyence)
  • Maintain closed loop systems I.E (temperature controls loop, Servo motors)


Minimum requirements

  • B.S in relevant engineering field
  • Minimum 3 years related experience
  • PLC program design and development with Allen-Bradley RSView, ControlLogix platform, factory talk transaction manager and associated components.
  • Industrial automation industry experience preferred
  • Medical manufacturing experience preferred
  • Hands on experience with electrical troubleshooting in a high-volume automated manufacturing environment required