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Controls Engineer - Band C
Ref No.: 16-11251
Location: Irving PPAL, Texas
Job Summary: Controls Engineer – Band C
Specific Requirements
Siemens is currently seeking a Staff Controls Engineer to join our Postal Automation design team in Irving, TX. The successful candidate will be responsible for architecture, design, development, and verification of a wide array of board and flex circuit designs for leading edge automation equipment.
Major Responsibilities: Responsibilities
- Design and develop programmable controls for complex mail sortation equipment.
- Design controls using Unified Modeling Language (UML), familiarity with IBM - Rational Rhapsody Developer is preferred.
- Must have good understanding of Object Oriented Design (OOD) concept.
- Design / create schematic and panel (Control Panels, Motor Control Panels, Motor Control Centers, Power Distribution) using AutoCAD Electrical
- Working knowledge of simulation packages such as ModelSim (for VHDL), Demo 3d (for system), etc.
- Proficient in C/C++
- Develop timing and physical implementation constraints, execute verification plans
- Lead design integration activities with cross-functional engineering teams
- Develop PCB and FCB detailed design, simulation, specification and schematic capture and layout activities
- Robust designs for reliability and regulatory compliance (e.g. EMI)
Secondary Responsibilities (nice to have):
- U.S. and international safety codes and regulations with specific experience in the application of NFPA 70, NFPA79 and UL 60950
- Enclosure design in accordance with UL 508A
- Power distribution systems including DC, 208Y120 and 480V poly-phase AC systems.
- Selection and application of machine safety systems
- Motor controls including dynamic braking / speed control of induction motors and servo applications
- FPGA programming, debugging and integration experience
- ESD and EMI principles and system grounding concepts
- Support new vendor selection and qualification for board fabrication and assembly
Education/Experience/Licenses etc.: Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
< p>- Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical/Controls/Automation (Maters preferred) and 8+ years of relevant experience
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to align stakeholders to execute the corporate and project strategy
- Experience designing analog and digital circuits
- Ability to adapt to change and work in a rapidly-changing environment
- Willingness to travel 20-40% of the time performing installation support across the US.

General Requirements
Job Family Responsibilities:
Completes the design of complex systems that integrate hardware and software. Completes complex material specification, schematic preparation and appropriate follow-up. Completes recommendations for ideas related to productivity improvement, cost reduction and improvement in customer satisfaction. Performs complex technical interchange and knowledge transfer for both processes and application of products to system design.
BS/BA in related discipline, or advanced degree, where required, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Certification may be required in some areas.

Knowledge and Experience:
Demonstrates and applies comprehensive knowledge of field of specialization to the successful completion of complex assignments. Demonstrates advanced knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures of particular area of specialization. Demonstrates significant knowledge of organization's business practices and issues faced and contributes to problem resolution of those issues. Typically 8-10 years of successful experience in related field and successful demonstration of Key Responsibilities and Knowledge as presented above. Advanced degree MAY be substituted for experience, where applicable.
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