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Senior Controls Software PLC Engineer

Company: FPC Franchise
Location: Lake Oswego
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

The Senior Controls Software Engineer (PLC) will work within a project team to develop cutting edge automation equipment. These systems include features such as:
Bosch, Allen Bradley, Siemens, or Beckhoff PLC control architecture
-Inductive Automation - Ignition HMI Development (Vision and/or Perspective)
-High speed/high accuracy servo-based motion control
-4 to 6-axis robot integration
-Custom User Interfaces following SEMI standards
-2D and 3D Laser Metrology
-SCADA and HMI development
-Vision guided motion

  • Leads teams of Controls Software Engineers to provide software solutions on time and budget
  • Architects, designs, codes, tests, and maintains complex PLC software applications.
  • Develops detailed software design specifications and schedules for assigned projects.
  • Maintains state-of-the-art knowledge in PLC software design, testing techniques, and PLC software development tools.
  • Provides design guidelines, and general and detailed software design specifications to other software engineers.
  • Effectively assess and communicate project risks. Deliver risk mitigation plans.
  • Suggests new and innovative approaches to solving problems.
  • Interfaces with customers during quoting, specification, design-review, buy-off, and installation phases.
  • Participates to develop company processes, procedures, and standards.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Excellent PLC software development skills.
    • PLC servo motion control integration experience.
    • Experience programming safety controllers and safety PLCs
    • Experience with OPC/UA, Restful API, and MQTT
    • Excellent PLC UI development skills (following SEMI standards).
    • Ability to startup and debug complex systems.
    • Ability to read electrical schematics.
    • Able to use existing standards, procedures, and practices.
    • Experience integrating software with SCARA and 6-Axis robots


      • BSEE or BSME


Keywords: FPC Franchise, Portland , Senior Controls Software PLC Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Lake Oswego, Oregon

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