Automation Control Engineer

Reports To: Director of Engineering
FLSA Status: Exempt
Manufacturer of large specialty fasteners and forgings used in Heavy Construction, Infrastructure, Power Generation, and General Distribution.


This engineer will bring an ability to see-beyond what is, to what could be. The Automation Controls Engineer will be responsible for creating new systems, designs, and components that build the future at Dyson Corp. These systems will ensure personnel safety, regulatory compliance, and operational excellence. Oftentimes, this work will take the Engineer beyond the realm of what they know, to learn new technologies, methods, and products. The Automation Controls Engineer must be eager and willing to learn new components, approaches, and fields. Must be comfortable working with end users, company leadership, and contractors and be passionate about building what has not been built before..


-Develop electrical design, schematics, and drawings in AutoCAD
-Interpret mechanical design drawings for electrical requirements (e.g. SolidWorks)
-Research supplier products for assembly components
-Help establish new and maintain existing standards
-Develop electrical bill of materials
-Power up electrical systems and configure hardware per application specifications
-Check quality of assemblers and technicians work and respond to inquiries during assembly
-Work with Sales Engineers to provide input with quote preparation as required.


-Design and develop software applications based on given requirements and specifications
-Understand client requirements for GUI/communication interface, networking and create specifications based on these requirements.
-Review, repair and redesign legacy code
-Troubleshoot issues with exisiting company installed systems
-Write user manuals to communicate functionality of company developed programs.
-Technical writing including Software Management Plan (e.g. SDS, SRS, Test Plan, Traceability, Matrix, User/Operating Manual with Troubleshooting Guide, Spare Parts List with Vendor Part number…)
-Requirement Reviews – Participate in reviews and work with Systems Engineering to ensure proper implementation features.


-BA/BS degree in engineering or related discipline (BSEE degree preferred)
-5+ years of experience in the automation industry
-Proficient in Design/Drafting Tools AutoCAD and Solid Works
-Programming Logic Controllers (PLC) (e.g. Allen-Bradley, Siemens)
-Configuring and designing HMI/OIT systems (e.g. Allen Bradley, National Instruments, Maple Systems)
-Familiar with Industry Standards UL and CE
-Familiar with Vision Systems (e.g. Cognex, Keyence)
-Familiar with various Motion Controllers/Actuators (e.g. IAI, Yasakawa)


-Experience and skill in troubleshooting control system issues
-MS Office 2010 (Excel, Word, Outlook) and general computer literacy
-Excellent written and oral communication skills
-Must be a self-starter, team player, work well with others and have a positive attitude
-Must be a creative thinker, results oriented, focused, and attentive to detail and accuracy
-Must have ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines
-Sharp, quick, dedicated, and innovative problem solver
-Core values and continuous self-improvement
-Must be organized, detail oriented, and able to think designs through completely

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