Senior Controls Engineer
Job Opportunity at KLA Industries

Posted on Oct 20

http://www.klaindustries.com    513-939-3560

Location: Harrisburg, PA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4168196

Senior Controls Engineer

Company:  Our client is a leading producer of capital equipment and complex processing systems that is known for providing innovative solutions to the industry and top quality to their customers.  
A privately owned company with strong financial backing that has been producing quality equipment for over 50 years. 
  • Forward thinking organization that is beginning the design of a new generation of products
How they appreciate their team members:
  • Providing a highly competitive base salary, bonus, additional comp, generous 401k match, solid benefits and a pension plan.
  • A dedicated, hard-working, but FUN work environment!  EE lab is state of the art and company culture is a priority!
  • This organization has made recent acquisitions and organizational changes in order to position them as an industry leader.
Your unique role within the organization will be to analyze machinery and extrusion specifications and performance requirements for new machinery / systems and then develop and implement an appropriate PC-based control systems solution.
  • Apply the latest machine control technology to new and existing equipment. Provide engineering design services and assist in creating conceptual designs and help prepare specifications for new development projects.
  • Create schematics, detail drawings, assemblies, sub-assemblies, BOM’s and layouts, using AutoCAD.
  • Program logical machine functions using an IEC61131 program language and design HMI interface using a combination of visual Basic and canned HMI tools.
Location:  Harrisburg, PA area
  • Known for being a great place to raise a family; with reasonable cost of living, quality schools and a strong local economy
  • An historical area with an exciting downtown area that provides family entertainment, as well as many outdoor activities.  Area attractions include: The Arts & Dining district in Downtown York, fantastic golf courses, over a dozen State & County Parks, several area wineries & microbreweries, museums, historical sites, and factory tours of the Harley-Davidson Motor Co. 
To be successful in this critical role:
  • Bachelors in Electrical Engineering strongly preferred, or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years machine control design experience.
  • Demonstrated understanding of IEC61131 programming languages including ladder, structured text and function blocks.  Experience with PC-based (soft-PLC) systems a plus.
  • Experience with the design and implementation of HMI software.
  • Strong understanding of mechanical design and how it relates to electrical/control system design desirable.  
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