Job Description

Position Summary

H&T Battery Components is seeking a highly-motivated engineer to contribute to the development of new automation equipment and assembly lines for our production facility in Reno, Nevada. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of a new start up facility.


The Siemens PLC Specialist will optimize and program control systems for new equipment on the production floor. They will learn, apply and contribute to the further development of H&T’s innovative controls program architecture on components such as logic controllers, machine interfaces, servo drives, and industrial robots used in our production processes.                                 

Tasks can include:

  • Develop and debug ladder logic PLC code, STL Structured Text and SLC scripted text with an emphasis on generating code that is organized, structured, documented, maintainable and reusable.
  • Interface with conveyors, robots, Manufacturing System (MES), etc.
  • Generate aesthetically simple HMI screens for complex machinery while providing sufficient feedback for troubleshooting.
  • Manage and implement small machine projects from start to finish.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Coursework in analog and digital circuits, control systems, logic, and programming
  • Exposure to programming microcontrollers
  • Familiarity with mechanical and electrical drawings
  • Able to work under pressure while managing competing demands and tight deadlines
  • Exemplary verbal and written communication skills
  • Well organized with meticulous attention to detail
  • Proficiency with MS software suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, etc.

Skills Required:

  • 5 years’ experience in a fast-paced manufacturing environment
  • Strong Propensity to build, assemble, fix and program automated equipment
  • Use of common power and hand tools
  • Programming experience
  • Industrial electrical panel design experience
  • PLC programming (Siemens strongly preferred)
  • HMI/SCADA programming (Siemens strongly preferred)
  • Industrial robots (Fanuc, Kuka or similar)
  • Servo motors or controllers (Siemens strongly preferred)

The candidate must be a graduate of a post-secondary program:

  • BS Electrical Engineering
  • BS Mechanical Engineering (with specialization in Controls)
  • BS Mechatronics Engineering
  • BS Computer Science
  • Or equivalent program / experience in lieu

Application Instructions

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