Software Control Engineer - EE17058

Employer: TMEIC
Job Location: Roanoke, Virginia
Category: Engineering/Electrical/Mechanical
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 8/9/2017
Closing Date: 9/8/2017
TMEIC
TMEIC is a global integrator of motors, drives and advanced automation systems, specializing in serving Metals, Material Handling, Oil & Gas, Mining, and other industrial markets. We focus on delivering total solutions to our customers through a combination of process knowledge, product design and application expertise in addition to research and development investment in the latest drive and automation technologies. North American headquarters are located in Roanoke, VA.
https://www.tmeic.com/
Job Description Job #  EE17058
Job Title  Software Control Engineer                       Office Location  Roanoke, VA
Business/Department  Industrial Systems             Sales Territory, if applicable 

General Role Description
Develop and test control system PC/PLC software solutions for industrial systems applications that meet client specifications and fulfill project requirements

Role Accountabilities
  • Interpret, then implement software project design requirements in collaboration with the project team and client
  • Build control system software files, such as AC and DC drive configurations, motion control, local and remote I/O mapping, automation control, sensors, and human-machine interface
  • Develop and maintain embedded, real-time software for automation applications
  • Develop and document software interfaces to client and third-party systems
  • Perform system test and simulation to ensure quality functionality
  • Provide technical support during client witness of system test as needed
  • Lead project design reviews to control project quality and schedule
  • Provide technical support to commissioning engineers and clients during system installation
  • Develop software engineering standards to improve productivity, increase quality, and reduce errors
  • Develop engineering standards and procedures for new products

General Employee Accountabilities
  • Bring full effort to bear on tasks assigned by manager
  • Give manager best advice
  • Give earliest notice when work cannot be delivered as specified
  • Cooperate and collaborate with peers and interact cross-organizationally as specified by manager
  • Exemplify Company Core Values:  Integrity, Client Focus, Team Orientation, and Personal Commitment
  • Comply with all Company policies, practices, and procedures and all regulations and laws
  • Recommend viable improvements proactively
  • Ensure effective utilization of business tools and processes

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, computer science, or related field or equivalent via education and/or work experience
  • Demonstrated experience with machine-level programming
  • Demonstrated experience with software design for industrial PLC, distributed I/O, and HMI systems
  • Demonstrated success as contributing member in project team
  • Demonstrated successful and positive personal leadership, interpersonal, administrative, organizational, and communication skills
  • Demonstrated successful working relationships with clients, suppliers, and other internal and external contacts
  • Demonstrated continuous improvement in areas of responsibility
  • Ability to climb and work on cranes at heights up to approximately 175 feet
  • Availability to travel domestically and internationally, up to approximately 15% of the time, sometimes with limited notice

Preferred Qualifications
  • At least 2 years of engineering experience, specializing in industrial drive and motor control applications
  • Demonstrated experience with GE PLC & HMI products
  • Demonstrated experience with application and integration of laser and/or camera-based sensor systems in control and automation projects
  • Demonstrated experience in embedded ,real-time software application design
  • Proficiency in Microsoft development tools such as Visual Studio, VC++, Visual Basic, SQL Server, .Net
  • Demonstrated ability to apply new technology to meet evolving needs of the business and clients, and advance the state of the art

Link to TMEIC Corporation website:  https://www.tmeic.com/.  In order to be considered for a job opening, all applicants must complete an on-line job application, in full, for each job opening.  A resume can be attached to the on-line application, but is not considered a substitute for the information in the application.  Applications are not accepted for positions not posted.  Current job listings, along with our application, can be found on our website.  Select “Career Opportunities” on the “Careers” tab of our website. Please, no telephone calls.
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