Controls Application Engineer

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Are you motivated to be a part of an industry-leading organization alongside a talented team of individuals? Are you looking to join a company offering opportunities to develop your skills and grow your career? If you join Valiant TMS, you’ll be part of a company that embraces diversity and provides a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Valiant TMS is a global company powered by people working together to be the most trusted partner in delivering intelligent automation solutions. We need skilled and determined people who deliver results to remain at the forefront of innovation.

We are seeking a Controls Application Engineer to join our Automation and Assembly group, focused on providing world-class technology solutions to our customers, such as battery tray assembly systems, battery assembly and test, leak test equipment, industrial parts washers, and material handling automation.

What you’ll get to do

  • Develop and improve control systems and sub-systems for automation and machine tools, including but not limited to Advanced servo systems, PLC, Sensors, Robotic Integration, Industry 4.0, Vision Systems, software and hardware architecture
  • Provide team support and assistance as the technical lead on EV battery and E-Motor testing equipment
  • Be the controls lead responsible for hardware and software design for internal R&D projects, including lead debug resource
  • Provide support for field equipment by reviewing controls issues, PLC code, Faults, and develop solutions for field implementation.
  • Support new projects by calculating and documenting servo setup information, sensors, transducers and special equipment.
  • Review applications as a complete system, including mechanical, controls, manufacturing, operation and maintenance
  • Develop application standards, best practices, and technical documentation for projects
  • Prepare and perform design of experiments, performance and validation testing for the Engineering Team, including customer requests, design improvements and field-related issues
  • Assist in the processing phase to ensure that all customer requirements and specifications are met in the early stages of a program
  • Follow up through the manufacturing phases to ensure that all challenges are met to prove out the function of the intended designs
  • Provide technical support on projects throughout the project lifecycle
  • Travel to USA and Mexico is highly possible

What you bring

  • A completed university program in Electrical, Mechatronics or Mechanical Engineering
  • 3+ years hands-on experience with Industrial Controls, PLC’s, Industrial Robots, Automation or equivalent experience
  • Ability to read and interpret industrial electrical and fluid power drawings
  • Working knowledge of industrial controls hardware and software
  • Experience with Kinematics, Motion Control and Motion profiles, Motor / Servo Sizing, Induction Motor Speed Control, Servo commissioning and PID tuning, and Control Theory
  • Experience in 2D Machine Vision Systems, and/or 3D Robotic Vision Systems
  • Experience with Servo Presses, dispensing systems, Tightening, Robotic Welding, Industrial Leak Testing, Assembly Equipment, EV Battery manufacturing, Battery Testing, E-Motor Testing
  • Experience with Industrial Process Sensors, Load Cells, Strain Gauges, Transducers
  • A proven ability to work well within a team-based work environment, prioritizing plans of action to accomplish objectives
  • Excellent team, communication, time management and organizational skills

What we offer

  • An opportunity to work alongside and learn from a highly skilled team of professionals who are consistently recognized among the best in the industry
  • Competitive health, dental, vision, employee assistance and wellness benefits, beginning on the first day of employment
  • Matching contribution pension plan
  • Internal development and promotion opportunities, both locally and globally
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • Social events and community engagement
  • Customer and other marketplace discounts
  • An inclusive and diverse work environment
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