Factory Automation Engineer in Moline, IL at Volt

Date Posted: 10/2/2021

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Moline, IL
  • Duration:
    96 weeks
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt provides highly skilled contingent workers to local, national and international clients in all major industries.  We offer competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path.

Volt is seeking a Factory Automation Engineer to work onsite at John Deere Cylinder's facility in Moline, IL. This is a contingent opportunity forecasted for two years.  Position will work 1st shift (6:00 am - 2:30 pm) with potential overtime.

Within this role, you will:

  • Provide on-site shop floor support for production critical Factory Automation solutions and equipment that require quick response to guarantee uptime and productivity
  • Be responsible for changes to control logic and software including, but not limited to: relay ladder logic, PLCs, HMIs, and PC based logic
  • Provide electrical designs within applicable standards to build new, or modify existing, production machines and systems
  • Create and maintain interfaces for communicating with shop-floor tools, PLC controls, SCADA, and MES systems
  • Work with Quality, Manufacturing Engineering, Operations, and Factory Automation Leads to ensure manufacturing and standardization goals are achieved
  • Support off-shift maintenance to troubleshoot machines and systems which may include electrical and mechanical issues

Education:  Bachelor's degree in Engineering

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Relevant Work Experience:

  • Background in Engineering (Electrical, Controls, Computer, etc.)
  • A strong desire to solve problems and find solutions that drive a commitment to standardization while improving manufacturing processes and information flow
  • Basic understanding of computer programming, Structured Query Language (SQL), and the engineering tools associated
  • Basic understanding of electrical design and the codes, common practices, and engineering tools required
  • Advanced PLC programming and troubleshooting within a production environment for the following PLC types, Allen Bradly, Siemens, Omron, and Fanuc
  • Ability to troubleshoot automated machinery
  • Experience with HMI development
  • Ignition/JDAAT experience
  • Basic understanding of mistake proofing concepts
  • Strong communication skills to effectively interface with multiple groups

*** Candidates must be able to relocate to this location at their own expense if not already local.  ***

Must be available to work on W2 for Volt.  No C2C or 3rd party vendors please.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.