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Software Controls PWT 1 Designer 1
Ref No.: 17-02551
Location: Royal Oak, Michigan
Title: Sr. SW Controls Engineer
Location: Royal Oak, MI. 48073
Term: Project/Contract (W2)
Pay Rate: $31.75 per hour
Ref. ID: 4785

We are searching for a highly motivated and talented Sr. Controls Software Engineer for our Machining Engineering department. As the Sr. Controls Software Engineer, you will have the opportunity to start a project at the beginning and follow it through final customer acceptance. This position is responsible for producing a quality design on schedule, getting customer acceptance, and assisting as required while the machine is being built and debugged. In order to bring focus on the good fits for Software designer contracting, here below are the highlights that the Manager is usually looking for in their past experience and skills:
  • Siemens Step 7 (S7-300) -- required
  • Wincc and/or TIA portal -- required
  • Profisafe -- preferred
  • Siemens NC (840D) -- preferred We are looking for experienced candidates who will:
  • Utilize existing customer and internal standards as well as references from previous projects to develop and customize specific project application.
  • Coordinate and review with Technical Leaders, Automation Engineers, and colleagues to maintain consistency within a given project.
  • Research, develop, and document software interfaces.
  • Client out software structure and writes logic for machine controls and system interfaces
  • Design Human Machine Interface (HMI) screens.
  • Check software programs for errors.
  • Provide debugging support for intermediate to complex machine applications.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's or Associate Degree - Electrical / Controls Engineering or Electronics Technology and a minimum of 5 years experience in designing controls software, or the equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Competence with various PLC (mainly Siemens and AB), HMI, and software development platforms. Working knowledge of systems, networks, and database applications.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment and to meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated experience in understanding and following customer specifications
  • Possible travels (0-20%) for meetings