Senior Controls Engineer – Siemens PLCs (Mercedes Benz Integra)

Job Description

Organization: Digital Industries
Business Unit: Country Division Controller
Requisition Number: 244520
Primary Location: United States-Alabama-Vance
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 20%

Division Description:

Siemens Digital Factory offers a comprehensive portfolio of seamlessly-integrated hardware software and technology-based services in order to support manufacturing companies worldwide. Siemens PLM Software, a Plano, Texas-based business unit of the Digital Factory Division, is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) and manufacturing operations management (MOM) software, systems and services with over nine million licensed seats and more than 77,000 customers worldwide.
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Position Overview


•The ideal candidate must have worked in the field of Automation Engineering specifically as an integrator for equipment with or for Mercedes Benz.
•The Controls Engineer will work to produce software packages, on schedule and on budget, to meet the customer contract requirements and the customer expectations. Develop and design control software, integrate software with electrical and mechanical systems and perform the commissioning at customer sites.




•Engineering and commissioning software only for SIEMENS SIMATIC controllers and HMIs. Software will be used in automotive plants on our automation equipment to help our customers build their products.
•Responsible for PLC/HMI code development, code installation, debug on job site, and commissioning of the complete system.
•Active role in the creation of new automated systems as well as the optimizing of existing ones
•Your responsibilities will include:
•Performing the commissioning of components, systems and solutions on customer site
•Planning the required activities.
•Preparation of reports and documentation of the commissioning results.
•Analyzing the system behavior and the interaction of single elements.
•Executing the hand-over to the customer personnel and their briefing.
•Contribute as test engineer to admittances, routine and type tests.
•Perform or support the determination or specification of the required test equipment.
•Lead the commissioning staff functionally.
•Control the mentioned tasks and /or provide supervisory guidance at site.


Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience


•BA in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering
•Proficiency in the field of Automation Engineering specifically as an integrator for equipment with or for Mercedes Benz.
•Advanced understanding with automotive standard Mercedes Benz Integra application
•5 years of hands on proficiency in the field of automation engineering application development
•Strong hands on working knowledge with Automotive Industry assembly system programming (conveyor technologies & process equipment)
•Programming Personal Safety equipment (i.e. Sick PLS)
•5 years of experience in SIEMENS Simatic PLC and HMI (Siemens Step 7, TIA Portal, WinCC)
•5-10 years of experience with drives (Siemens, SEW, Lenze)
•Experience with controls network setup and commissioning such as Ethernet and Profibus
•20% Travel


Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience


•CMSE® - Certified Machinery Safety Expert - Pilz US or equivalent
•German language skills are a plus
•Mercedes Benz Integra certification


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