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Plant Floor Systems Engineer/IT Engineer

Company: Actalent
Location: Pontiac
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Description:The PFS/MES Project Engineer Project Engineer is a hybrid Controls/IT position in which the PFS/MES Project Engineer designs, integrates and tests systems which reside in a client's manufacturing equipment environment and integrates back to the client's IT systems. The PFS/MES Project Engineer works with the client to understand what is currently deployed in their facility, assesses the systems for function, load and capacity and implements appropriate engineering automation solutions. This position is responsible for learning the client's PFS/MES Systems, performing field checks, network and hardware designs, programming, configuring and validating system functionality. Typical technologies include Ethernet, Ethernet IP, PLCs (programmable logic controller), HMI (human-machine interface) software and PCs.The PFS Engineer is helping execute the Customer Assembly system that ties into the customer's IT.Essential Functions:--- Knowledge of MES Systems including Error Proofing, Quality Andon, Material Pull and Maintenance Alarming--- Meets with customers to document system requirements --- Develops and designs the PFS/MES system network, communications and hardware drawings--- Software packages utilizing Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), and/or Human/Machine Interfaces (HMI) as well as customer developed MES system configuration--- Basic understanding of IT Infrastructure and Servers--- Examines and understands customer-supplied specifications to ensure the functionality of the equipment meets these specifications --- Ensures the equipment being started up and commissioned operates in accordance with the customer requirements as outlined in the approved specification --- Programs controls equipment and integrates systems per the customer specifications and with emphasis on both consuming and producing data--- Assists with checking design and details for proper functionality of both his/her work and the work of other engineers--- Provides timely, required service documentation relating to all functions performed--- Provides technical support and training to the end-user at the customer facility--- Ensures that customer products and services continue to be the benchmark within the industry An example of an issue that the PFS Engineer would assist on is if a torque gun was not registering a reading when putting a bolt into the vehicle. The torque gun needs to have a specific reading in order to meet safety requirements for the vehicle. If this reading is not there, then the PFS engineer needs to find out why as the torque gun is wireless so there is probably an issue with the torque gun communicating with the customer's IT/infrastructure.Travel: 25%-35% of the time to customer locations. Customers for this group GM North America (US, Canada, Mexico). Most travel is done during the install period and usually lasts at most 1-2 weeks at a time.Skills:Allen-bradley, Plc programming, Hmi, Rslogix, Ethernet, Commissioning, PFS, Plant Floor Systems, Error Proofing, GUI interface, sql database, java, Error Proofing System, GCCS, GCCHMUST Haves: - BS Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or Mechanical Engineering- At least 1 year of experience with Error Proofing meaning use of any automatic device or method that either makes it impossible for an error to occur or makes the error immediately obvious once it has occurred- At least 1 year of experience with plant floor systems controls OR GUI interface, SQL database, or JAVA as manager is willing to train if they have these skills About Actalent: Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We're supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Actalent, Pontiac , Plant Floor Systems Engineer/IT Engineer, Professions , Pontiac, Michigan

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