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ATS Company:  ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Requisition ID:  6822
Location: 

Cambridge, ON, CA, N3H 4R7

Date:  Jun 23, 2022

Control Systems Hardware Designer (After Sales and Service)

Job Description

MAJOR DUTIES:

Produces complete controls solutions and electrical design packages based on customer specifications and standardized design practices used at ATS.

 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

•    Work with mechanical designers during mechanical design process to design a control system that will enable the machine to perform its intended function safely and reliably.
•    Formulate and produce complete electrical design package, which includes detailed electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic schematics, cable routing diagrams, panel layouts, bills of materials and material requisitions, based on ATS standard specifications and the customers’ requirements.
•    Work with other members of the Controls Engineering Department and other groups to continuously improve methods of integrating controls technology, with the goals being enhanced safety, enhanced functionality and reduced cost.
•    Work with other members of the Controls Engineering Department and other groups to ensure that labour budgets and material budgets are adhered to or improved upon.
•    Specify all electrical and controls-related hardware and software and produce requisitions for material purchases.
•    Integrate third party equipment and electronic component entry into electrical design packages. Examples include serial and network communications, hardware handshaking, opto-isolation, electrical and ultrasonic welding applications, vision systems, motion control products, transducers and signal conditioners.
•    Verify that electrical design package is complete, accurate and safe based on sound design practices and accepted standards, and that the I/O drawings meet program requirements prior to issue to shop floor.
•    Work with customers, project managers, designers, toolmakers and electricians to solve problems in order to provide the customer with a complete, functional system.
•    Work with other members of the Controls Engineering Department and other groups to continuously improve methods of integrating controls technology.
•    Provide customers with training specific to their current project (i.e. electrical hardware, machine operation, programming principles, program functionality and program structure).

 

 

Qualifications

Education:

A post-secondary technology diploma or engineering degree or equivalent, specializing in electronics, electrical or controls technology.

 

Experience:

Three years experience in electrical control systems design, preferably in the industrial automation field.  A working knowledge of ePlan and AutoCAD and the ability to keep abreast of leading-edge technology is essential.
 

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