Machine Control Engineer

San Bernardino, CA - Direct Hire - Job ID #511

The incumbent will work in the Electrical Engineering Department in the design, development, 
testing,
and validation of electrical components and systems for industrial high-speed servo motion control 
packaging machinery.

Education: Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Electronics, or similar technology

Experience:
•     Minimum of five (5) years experience in electrical system design
•     Experience with automation machinery is a plus
•     Working knowledge of multi-axis servo systems is a plus.
•     Working knowledge of integrated safety technology with emphasis on servo motor 
control is a plus.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

•     Design of industrial machine controls and electrical systems.
•     Proficient in the development of engineering drawings and schematics using AutoCAD 
Electrical CAD.
•     Understanding of industrial machine controls, electrical systems, PLC, and HMI 
programming.
•     Experienced in new product development and working with integrated product teams in 
a stage- gate like environment.
•     Ability to work in a fast-paced cross-functional manufacturing organization, 
multi-task, and balance priorities.
•     Understands and executes designs following the principles of Value Engineering, 
design for assembly, and design for serviceability
•     Familiar with Product Data Management (PDM) systems and Change Control processes.
•     Critical thinker with the ability to troubleshoot and identify the root cause and 
corrective action of machine issues.
•     Strong project planning and organizational skills.  Able to multi-task and balance 
priorities.
•     Team player with strong communication and interpersonal skills demonstrates a 
positive and can- do attitude.
•     Creative, independent, detailed oriented, and hands-on with the ability to work with 
minimal supervision.
•     Highly accountable to self and others, drives closure of tasks, and completes 
quality work with adherence to project schedules.
998 S Sierra Way, San Bernardino, CA 92408 USA  |  Tel: (909) 885-0715  |  Fax: (909) 381-1934  |  
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•     Knowledge of heater control applications and PID control systems.
•     Knowledge of current safety policies and machine directives like NFPA, OSHA 
regulations, and industrial processes.
•     Comprehensive knowledge of electrical safety circuit design with an emphasis on 
industrial packaging machinery adhering to NFPA79 and CE requirements.
•     Be familiar with standard communication protocols, (Ethernet IP, Sercos, Ethercat, 
and Powerlink) concepts, practices, and procedures related to the motion automation field.
•     Knowledge of MS Office applications including WORD, Excel, and PowerPoint.
•     Knowledge of UL, NEC, CE, NFPA79, OSHA electrical standards codes, and general 
safety electrical practices as per NFPA79E.
•     Basic understanding of the concepts of 5S and Lean Manufacturing.

Duties and Responsibilities:

•     Participates in all new product development phases.
•     Assist with the planning and completion of new packaging machinery projects by 
providing input on appropriate electrical design.
•     Provides electrical specifications for the design, development, release of data, 
integration, testing, and validation.
•     Designs and generates electrical safety circuits conforming to NSPA79 and CE 
requirements
•     Generates proper documentation to support integrated safety technology for packaging 
machinery.
•     Generates proper documentation to support the project requirement and specification 
for new machines.
•     Generates proposals that include the scope of work, labor, and price breakdown.
•     Supports electrical engineering for existing packaging machinery.
•     Develops and manages all electrical BOMs, drawings, and schematics
•     Identifies suppliers and works with them to co-develop electrical 
components/systems.
•     Performs electrical load calculations and power and thermal system analysis.
•     Conducts development and validation testing to ensure designs are safe, robust, and 
reliable.
•     Generates applicable test procedures and reports
•     Assists in the development of technical literature
•     Provides electrical technical support to the engineering department, manufacturing, 
field service, and customers.
•     Provides support in the Factory Acceptance Test and Site Accepted Test as required
•     Maybe tasked with field installation work which will require travel to the customer 
facilities.
•     Adheres to all company policies, safety rules, and safe work practices on site, 
while traveling, and at the customer’s location.
•     Maintains a highly professional image while representing Winpak Corporation.
•     Up to 10% travel may be required.
•     Performs other duties as assigned.
 

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