Senior Electrical Engineer - Controls
Job Opportunity at KLA Industries

Posted on Sep 21

http://www.klaindustries.com    513-939-3560

Location: Harrisburg, PA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4166373

Senior Electrical Engineer – Capital Equipment Manufacturer

Company:  Our client is a leading producer of capital processing machinery that is known for providing innovative solutions to the industry and top quality to their customers.  
A privately owned company with strong financial backing that has been producing quality equipment for over 50 years. 
  • Forward thinking organization that is beginning the design of a new generation of products
How they appreciate their team members:
  • Providing a competitive base salary, bonus potential, generous 401k match, solid benefits and a pension plan.
  • This organization has made recent acquisitions and organizational changes in order to position them as an industry leader.
Your unique role within the organization will be to analyze machinery and extrusion specifications and performance requirements for new and/or pre-existing machinery and then develop and implement an appropriate PC-based control systems solution.
  • Apply the latest machine control technology to new and existing equipment. Provide engineering design services and assist in creating conceptual designs and help prepare specifications for new development projects.
  • Visit customer sites and evaluate machinery for retrofits and upgrades.
  • Create schematics, detail drawings, assemblies, sub-assemblies, BOM’s and layouts, using AutoCAD.
  • Support installation and/or commissioning of new and retrofit equipment.
  • Program logical machine functions using an IEC61131 program language and design HMI interface using a combination of visual Basic and canned HMI tools.
Location:  Harrisburg, PA area
  • Known for being a great place to raise a family; with reasonable cost of living, quality schools and a strong local economy
  • An historical area with an exciting downtown area that provides family entertainment, as well as many outdoor activities.  Area attractions include: The Arts & Dining district in Downtown York, fantastic golf courses, over a dozen State & County Parks, several area wineries & microbreweries, museums, historical sites, and factory tours of the Harley-Davidson Motor Co. 
To be successful in this critical role:
  • Bachelors in Electrical Engineering strongly preferred, or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years machine control design experience.
  • Demonstrated understanding of IEC61131 programming languages including ladder, structured text and function blocks.  Experience with PC-based (soft-PLC) systems a plus.
  • Experience with the design and implementation of HMI software.
  • Strong understanding of mechanical design and how it relates to electrical/control system design desirable.  
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