Senior Electrical and Controls Automation Engineer

Job Description

Siemens Logistic LLC is seeking a Senior Electrical and Controls Automation Engineer for our Airports operation at our DFW Airport location. The candidate will work for the Airport Logistics (AL) business unit inside Siemens Logistics to support the design, test and commissioning of baggage handling systems (BHS) and parcel sortation systems for domestic airports.  

Position Overview 
We currently have opportunities for undergraduate and graduate controls engineers. The ideal candidate will have excellent academic background and be able to apply the knowledge learned in engineering schools to solve problems and suggest innovative solutions. The successful candidates will work with experienced engineers as a part of project team and learn the intricacies of Automated Baggage, and Material Handling Systems.

Working in a Matrix organization and reporting to the Engineering Manager and under the direction of the Controls Engineering Leads, the candidate will be required to participate in design, development, testing and commissioning of automated Baggage and Material Handling systems. Assists in the design of systems that integrate electrical hardware and software. Assists in controls material specification, schematic preparation and appropriate follow-up. Provides assistance in recommending ideas related to productivity improvement, cost reduction and improvement in customer satisfaction
Typical activities include:
• Electrical Schematics & Panel Design (Controls Panel Design, Power Distribution Panel Design) using EPLAN Electric 
• Network design using, EthernetIP, ModbusTCP, Modbus Plus
• PLC architecture design
• PLC programming with Schneider (Proworx, Concept, Unity)
• Function block programming, Ladder logic programming. STL programming 
• Writing Project Documentation (e.g. Description of Operations, Test Plans) 
• Testing using emulation tools like Emulate 3D, Automod 
• Field commissioning and startup of Baggage and Material Handling Systems 
• Providing customer support
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
The position minimum requirements are:
• Undergraduate or Graduate Degree in Electrical / Controls / Automation / Robotics 
• Fluent in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Access) and Windows operating systems 
• Strong command of English Language both written and verbal a must 
• Willingness to travel (mainly domestic) approximately 40 % of the time
• Working knowledge of electrical CAD (EPLAN Electric or AutoCad Electrical)
• Working knowledge of programming PLC
• This position requires employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
The following are preferred capabilities:
• Five (5) years experience  programming PLCs, in particular Schneider. 
• Working knowledge of programming in C / C++ / C#, Python, Java
• Working knowledge of VB, Access and SQL Server would be a definite asset 
• Five (5) years experience designing industrial machinery or systems.
• Deep understanding of EPLAN Electric
• Deep understanding of NFPA70, NFPA79, UL508
• Experience working “live” construction jobsites and having safety training
• Experience with conveyor systems controls design.
Qualified applicant must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified applicants will not require employer sponsorship now or at any time during employment.


Organization: Portfolio Companies

Company: Siemens Logistics LLC

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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