Controls Engineer

Requisition ID:  25016
Job Location(s): 

Waynesboro, PA, US

Job Description

AAIM Controls, Inc., a division of Danfoss, LLC specializing in the design and manufacture of power controls, automation solutions, and embedded microprocessor control products for equipment in the industrial refrigeration industry, has an opening for a PLC Controls Engineer.  The PLC Controls Engineer will be responsible for designing and developing programmed automation and controls systems involving PLCs (programmable logic controllers) for PLC supervisory control systems in the industrial refrigeration segment.  Additional responsibilities will include developing Power Panels for 460V or 575V industrial applications. These panels will incorporate Variable Frequency Drive (VFD), Solid State starters, Motor Control Centers.  

Job Responsibilities

  • Design PLC Control / Power Panels utilizing AutoCAD for panel layout and electrical wiring diagrams and make panel component selection
  • Create BOM’s for the panels
  • Create, develop, and document PLC programs for industrial refrigeration systems using Ladder Logic or structured text
  • Create and read logic and flow diagrams for program design, programming, simulation and testing, and start-up
  • Program Human Machine Interface (HMI) Graphic Screens for industrial projects
  • Develop and implement standard engineering practices, as well as provide detailed documentation upon project completion
  • Collaborate with in-house production personnel to troubleshoot electrical/programming related issues
  • Provide technical support, problem solving, maintenance, modifications, and continuous improvement for automated control systems
  • Provide direct assistance to contractors to train/troubleshoot electrical/programming issues from the office, as well as in the field, at times

Background & Skills

  • Associate’s degree (EE, EET, or Mechatronics) or equivalent from an accredited college, technical school; or related experience will be considered
  • 3-5 years of related experience in PLC controls engineering
  • Ability to read, write and understand PLC programs
  • Ability to create and read electrical wiring diagrams
  • Ability to read and understand Piping Diagrams preferred
  • Knowledge of Industrial Refrigeration preferred
  • Electrical troubleshooting skills preferred
  • AutoCAD experience preferred
  • Experience with Rockwell Software Studio5000 required
  • Experience with Rockwell Software, Connected Components Workbench or FactoryTalk Platforms preferred
  • Experience with Wonderware HMI software preferred
  • Good time management and project management skills to organize and plan effectively in developing effective systems and processes
  • Knowledge of communication and controls networking principles and/or training
  • Strong technical and analytical proficiency with the ability to multi-task effectively and thrive in a team environment
  • Results-oriented and "hands-on" approach
  • Possess strong organization skills, strong customer focus and orientation
  • Excellent communication skills – orally & written
  • Solid knowledge of MS Office products including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Ability to travel domestically  (10-15% per year)

Danfoss – Engineering Tomorrow

At Danfoss, we are engineering solutions that allow the world to use resources in smarter ways – driving the sustainable transformation of tomorrow. No transformation has ever been started without a group of passionate, dedicated and empowered people. We believe that innovation and great results are driven by the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds, personalities, skills, and perspectives, reflecting the world in which we do business. To make sure the mix of people works, we strive to create an inclusive work environment where people of all backgrounds are treated equally, respected, and valued for who they are. It is a strong priority within Danfoss to improve the health, working environment and safety of our employees.

 

Following our founder’s mindset ‘action speaks louder than words’, we set ourselves ambitious targets to protect the environment by embarking on a plan to become CO2 neutral latest by 2030.

 

 

Danfoss is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.

 

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 40,000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.
 

 

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 40,000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.
 

 


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