Electrical Control Engineer

Recruiter
Advanced Drainage Systems
Location
Hamilton
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Feb 2021
Closes
03 Mar 2021
Job role
Accountant
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
OverviewHeadquartered in Hilliard Ohio, Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc (ADS) is the leading manufacturer of high performance thermoplastic corrugated pipe, providing a comprehensive suite of water management products and drainage solutions. Our innovative products and superior drainage solutions are used across a broad range of end markets and applications, including residential, non–residential, agriculture and infrastructure applications. We have established a leading position in many of these end markets by leveraging our national sales and distribution platform, overall product breadth and scale, and our manufacturing excellence. Founded in 1966, we operate a global network of 3,700 employees, 63 manufacturing plants and 31 distribution centers. In July, 2014 we became a public company traded on the NYSE??. To enable our continued growth, we are looking to add top talent to our dynamic organization.ResponsibilitiesPerforms a variety of engineering work in Controls Design; Project Management, installation & implementation, training operation and maintenance Teams on electrical design. Will work closely with other engineering disciplines in development of the application of new systems or refinement of existing equipment and processes.Primary Job Responsibilities:The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:Evaluates new & used equipment, designing electrical controls for machinery and plant systems. Provides troubleshooting assistance to plants in the event of equipment malfunction. May work with plant or outside technical support personnel on such problems.Design and programming of electrical/mechanical systems for specific equipment and general plant installations. Examples would be extruders, corrugators, downstream equipment, plant material handling systems, off–line production equipment and general plant electrical utilities.Maintains Control software files & drawings, keeping them current and accurate.Travel to facilities to support, install and provide training on projects. Travel in US and Canada, anticipated travel requirements 30% –35%. Perform installation and debugging of new or used equipment and plant systems.Perform Machine acceptance test and debug of equipment from OEM's.Job Skills:This position should possess the following skills/knowledge:Experience troubleshooting electrical components, AC/DC motors/drives, PLC'sAllen Bradley – RSLogix 5, 500 & 5000. Panel Builder & Factory Talk View. Reading and creating electrical diagramsAutomation Direct – DirectSoft 5 & C–More.Modifying & creating PLC & HMI programs for the following manufacturers – Automation Direct, Siemens & Allen Bradley.Siemens – Step 7, ProTool, WinCC & Si–Motion Software. Educational Requirements:2 or 4 year Engineering Degree (optional if equivalent work experience) Preferred Experience:Plastics industry1–10 years Physical Requirements:Walk and crawl around equipment, also kneeling or sitting in front of a panel to terminate control wiring.EEO StatementAdvanced Drainage Systems is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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