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ATS Company:  PA Solutions
Requisition ID:  3902

Warren, MI, US, 48091

Date:  Nov 22, 2021

Project Engineer - Automation

Job Description

The candidate must be able to work in a professional engineering team-based environment. Engineering teams are responsible for the design and integration of control systems for customer applications and processes. 

Candidates must also possess the following traits:

    Logical thinker
    Problem solver
    Organized
    Detailed oriented
    Strong verbal and written communication skills (English language required)
    Self-motivated
    Team player
    Innovative with regard to new processes and development aids
    Budget and deadline aware


Automation Design – PLC Programming

Design, configure, and customer site commissioning

    Communicate with customers and in-house technical and engineering staff
    Communicate with vendors for technical information and specifications
    Communicate all requested design changes to the Automation Specialist

Industrial Communication - Design of the following interfaces:



    Produced/Consumed model
    CIP messaging
    RPI
    Generic Ethernet Module
    Add-On-Profiles



    Naming
    Node limitations
    PN/PN
    Network testing
    Protocol testing

General customer design, integration and buyoff requirements

    Robot - PLC Interlocks
    PLC to PLC Interlocks
    Logic design checklists
    Safety PLC programming guidelines
    Ethernet calculator
    Logic validation tools
    Virtual PLC simulation
    Request for wiring diagrams (RWD)
    Logic generator 
    Message extractor
    Model/Part scheduling
    Emulation group approval
    HMI/FIS Message extractor
    Launch Technician Verification
    Control reliability testing

Education, Experience, and Safety

Education and Experience: 

    High school diploma
    Associate degree in a controls related field (Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent) preferred
    Three to seven years working in PLC programming environment on one or more platforms.

Responsibilities for Health, Safety and Environment include:

    Work in compliance with divisional health, safety, and environmental procedures
    Refrain from removing or altering safety devices or guarding unless hazardous energies are controlled through lockout-tagout methods
    Report any unsafe conditions or unsafe acts 
    Report defect in any equipment or protective device
    Ensure that the required protective equipment is used for the assigned tasks
    Attend all required health, safety, and environmental training
    Report any accidents/incidents to supervisor
    Assist in investigating accidents/incidents
    Refrain from engaging in any prank, contest, feat of strength, unnecessary running, or rough and boisterous conduct

Nearest Major Market: Warren
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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