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.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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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