Control engineer

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Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, Mexico

Posted on: 2023-09-05

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Full time

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About the company:

Our 3D printing technology, advanced materials, and robotic automation make beautiful and sustainable homes a reality for all.

Mighty Buildings is a construction technology company with offices in Oakland, and Monterrey.

We are disrupting the construction industry by creating beautiful, sustainable, and high-quality homes using 3D printing, advanced materials, and robotics automation.

We’ve raised Series B funding and are backed by top investors like Khosla Ventures, Zeno Ventures, and Y-Combinator.

What We’re Looking For

We are looking for a Controls Engineer. As a control engineer you will perform a vital role in designing and developing systems for manufacturing operations. You will design automated manufacturing cell layouts, materials and information flow, equipment placement, and more.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Design and build control systems for the newly developed automated work cells required to build new company products
  • Experienced in hardware selection such as PLC, HMI, Sensors, Actuator, Servomotors, etc., for building novel automated systems for new manufacturing technologies and products
  • Must have a solid fundamental knowledge of different PLC and automation protocols, brands, logic styles and integration with other systems and networks
  • Develop PLC, PLC to Robot and HMI programs for automated manufacturing processes
  • Using offline programming and simulation tools to test newly developed programs for automated work cell performance
  • Operating newly developed work cells to test and perform new  programs
  • Troubleshoot and root cause issues with automated work cells, systems, and industrial equipment
  • Develop custom PLC/HMI application code to interface with industrial robots, peripheral systems, data acquisition systems, MES and other equipment or software
  • Develop block diagrams and schematic designs for automated work cells to include P & ID support
  • Perform cabling, wiring and other electrical work for machines and equipment that are included in the work cells
  • Propose and formulate controls and sensor requirements for mechanical systems for newly developed cell layouts
  • Develop RFI’s and RFQs and work with contractors and integrators to complete a project scope
  • Develop equipment specifications and requirements based on new product and manufacturing technologies
  • Conduct equipment design reviews and provide design guidance to vendors

What’s Required

  • 5+ years of work experience in a related field
  • PLC/HMI offline programming, Virtual Commissioning, and simulation software tools. Mitsubishi and Siemens, preferably
  • Hands-on experience commissioning and programming PLCs and HMIs
  • Control cabinets electrical troubleshooting and some maintenance skills
  • Able to solve complex problems by utilizing internal and external resource pools
  • Python programming experience of 3+ years. Experienced in SQLAlchemy, Amazon Web Services, SciPy and Pandas.
  • Well organized, pay attention to details, and methodical in your approach to design and engineering.
  • Being a collaborative team player comes naturally to you
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledgeable in designing and specifying safety control requirements
  • Ability to design electrical schematics and review schematic designs from vendors
  • Being a collaborative team player comes naturally to you
  • Fluent in English

What’s Nice-to-Have

  • Knowledgeable in pertinent electrical codes and regulations
  • Experience designing P & ID drawings or reviewing vendor-provided designs
  • Desire the ability to handle physically demanding tasks
  • Be familiar with or previously used Extreme Manufacturing, Contract-First Development, or other agile hardware development frameworks
  • Be familiar with the Industry 4.0 concept
  • LEAN manufacturing principles to apply to the designs
  • OSHA 10-30 training is beneficial
  • Associate’s degree in a related field is required for some positions
  • Able to understand schematics and other technical documents
  • Must be able to handle physically demanding tasks

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