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Controls Hardware Engineer

Company: Shick Esteve
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description:Founded in 1956, Shick Esteve provides ingredient automation solutions to multiple industries that include baking, coffee, distilling/brewing, confectionery, pet food, snack food and prepared foods, among others. Our goal was and still is to enhance each customer's production process with solutions that provide accuracy, accountability and consistency in an economical manner. We are committed partners to our customers.Why Work For Shick Esteve?For over 60 years Shick Esteve has specialized in finding innovative solutions and providing unmatched service for food industry leaders around the world. How do we accomplish this? Through our people!Behind everything we do are our team members striving for excellence empowered by a culture of hard work and dedication. We embrace our values of passion, accountability, fun, consistency, and responsiveness, and believe in the power of a cohesive, high-performing team. Our people are what set us apart from the competition, and if you're ready to join an industry-leading company that truly values its employees, we want to hear from you today!Job Summary:The Hardware Engineer is responsible for designing industrial control panel drawing packages including motor control circuits, 120Vac and 24Vdc power distribution schematics, Control Panel layouts, I/O ladder diagrams, and installation drawings. This position works collaboratively with other members of the engineering staff and electrical detailers to ensure that each project meets all necessary requirements.Essential Functions:Controls engineering of dry and liquid ingredient handling systems based on proposed scope of work, customer requirements and specifications, industry and government regulations, and Shick Esteve design standards. This includes:Preparing I/O list from a Piping & Instrumentation DiagramDeveloping appropriate motor control circuitsCalculating total power requirementsEnsuring all customer expectations are met through the completeness of the designInterfacing with electrical detailers to ensure drawings are createdCoordinating with software developers for the completion of the projectProviding support for shop construction of control panelsProviding support for hardware needs/issues while project is being installedAssisting sales in developing solutions for customersHeat load analysis and power load calculationsOther related duties/functions as assignedRequirements:A Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering OR 5+ years of control system design experienceKnowledge of PLC and HMI hardware equipmentHigh level experience with MS Office productsExperience with electrical circuit design and buildAbility to work in a fast pace environment while maintaining schedule, cost and qualityAbility to travel up to 20%Prior experience with wide range of control panel products preferred (Allen Bradley, Square D, Entrelec, etc)Ability to perform hands-on trouble shooting of controls, electrical and instruments at fabrication shop or customer site locationsStrong critical thinking, objective reasoning and problem solving skillsExperience with AutoCAD Electrical preferredWillingness to challenge the status quo and to propose new and better control panel equipmentKnowledge of UL labeling and requirements.PM21PI201063886

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