Electrical Automation Engineer

Location: Orlando, FL
Candidate must have experience in electrical design for packaging equipment.
Experience with AutoCAD 2D design, PLCs, HMIs, and Rockwell Automation is required.
We are not accepting entry level or sponsorship candidates at this time.

The Electrical Controls/Design Engineer will be responsible for designing electrical controls for both standard and custom packaging machines. This includes programming, integration, and communication for various PC's, PLC's, HMI's, servos, VFD's, and related components. You will be working with the Packaging, Machinery and Automation (PM&A) Team based in Orlando, FL. In this role, you will assist in developing equipment by implementing emerging technologies and utilizing best practices in controls design.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design standard machinery controls to meet customer's packaging needs.

  • Ensure accuracy of electrical and pneumatic calculations for automation mechanisms and equipment design.

  • Create and maintain structured electrical bills of materials for specific equipment.

  • Research and select appropriately sized electrical components for machinery.

  • Use AutoCAD 2D to develop electrical layout drawings for production and customer usage.

  • Assist in cost reduction and quality improvement of electrical designs.

  • Understand customer's electrical specifications and requirements for packaging operations.

  • Collaborate with technical writer to create machine documentation.

  • Program standard equipment upgrades and custom packaging machinery.

  • Participate in machinery start-up and commissioning at plants and customer facilities.

  • BS Degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited University or equivalent combination of education and technical/professional experience.

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in electrical/controls/programming.

  • Preferred experience in electrical design of industrial automated machinery using AutoCAD Electrical.

Experience with:
  • High voltage three phase and single phase (600V and lower) schematics
  • Control system design using Allen-Bradley components such as ControlLogix, CompactLogix, MicroLogix, Micro 850 processors, PanelView HMIs, PowerFlex 525 VFDs, Kinetix 5300, 5500 Servo Drives, Remote I/O.
  • I/O Layout diagrams
  • Electrical panel layout diagrams
  • Machine layout diagrams
  • Pneumatic diagrams
  • Complete electrical Bill of materials
  • Structured programming and configuring industrial automated machinery using Rockwell Automation products such as Studio 5000, RS Logix 5000, RS Logix 500, Connected Components Workbench, FactoryTalk View
  • Familiarity with NEC and NFPA 79 standards.
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