Sr. Controls Software Designer
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Sr. Controls Software Designer
Ref No.: 17-01651
Location: Royal Oak, Michigan
Sr. Controls Software Designer
Royal Oak, MI
Contract/Project (w2)
$32.20 per hour
Ref. ID: 4518
  • 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.
  • 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