Automation Controls Programmer
Company: The Timken Company
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Your Career Begins at Timken
If you're ready for a challenging career that provides you with the
ability to advance personally and professionally, look to Timken.
Our associates make the world more productive by improving the
efficiency and reliability of the machinery that keeps industry in
motion.Position Summary: Automation Controls Programmer to support
Manufacturing Engineering. Duties out lined in job description
include developing, creating, testing and implementing PLC
programming and HMI builds required to control automation equipment
and stamping presses. Essential Job Duties:
- Plan, lay-out, and perform wide variety of plant and machine
maintenance primarily associated with assembly and disassembly,
installation and repair, and trouble shooting and programming of
mechanical and electrical machines and equipment. Skills in panel
wiring, layout and assembly of same and installation to include
conduit, cable tray and wireless router placement and
- PLC (Programmable Logic Controls) programming and
troubleshooting, setting up VFD drives and other electromechanical
- Work with live and low/high voltage electrical systems in
accordance with OSHA and NFPA70 standards.
- Work with controls, drives, clutches on mechanical stamping
- Work with and troubleshoot pneumatic systems including assembly
automation, air compressors, dryers, and filtering equipment.
- Work with and troubleshoot hydraulics including presses,
assembly machines, and pumps.
- Work from drawings, blueprints, schematics, sketches,
specifications, tables, charts, wiring diagrams, and manuals.
- Work with all phases of preventive maintenance, Predictive
maintenance, condition monitoring systems, control systems, and
instrumentation and network systems.
- Develop new programs and schematics for any new designed
automated assembly equipment and cells.
- Will do extensive electrical wiring of control cabinets and
repair automation and electrical problems on the floor when
necessary. Wiring of the control cabinets will consist of DIN rail
style panel building with terminal block terminations. Will be
exposed to various voltage levels such as 120/208 VAC, 133/230 VAC,
277/480 VAC, and 24 VDC.
- Will help construct the Ethernet I/P network currently being
- HMI programming and troubleshooting will also be done. Minimum
- Must be knowledgeable in and practice all safety procedures,
quality processes, and company policies.
- Must be hands-on self-starter and work well with team members.
Education and/or Experience: Associates' Degree in PLC Programming
or 5 Years' experience. PLC (GE & Allen Bradley) programming and
troubleshooting. Use of complicated drawings and specifications;
wide variety of precision measuring instruments. Basic Knowledge of
Ethernet. Use of RS Logix 500. Language Skills: Ability to read and
interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance
instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine
reports and complete necessary production forms. Ability to speak
effectively with fellow employees and/or customers. Mathematical
Skills: Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as
probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane
and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such
as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical
situations. Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense
understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral,
schedule, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving
several variables; problem solving ability. Physical Demands: The
physical demands described here are representative of those that
must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential
functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the
employee is frequently required to stand, sit, and use hands/arms.
The employee is regularly required to talk, hear at conversational
level, and smell. The employee is occasionally required to walk,
climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must
regularly lift/move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift/move up to 25
pounds, and occasionally lift/move up to 50 pounds. Moving/lifting
greater than 50 pounds requires assistance from another employee or
a lifting device/hoist. Specific vision abilities required by this
job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and
ability to adjust focus. Work Environment: The work environment
characteristics described here are representative of those an
employee encounters while performing the essential functions of
this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is
frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, outside weather
conditions, and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to
extreme heat and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the
work environment is usually loud. Required Personal Protective
Equipment: Employee is required to wear proper safety eyewear,
hearing protection, and steel-toed shoes at all times while on the
plant floor. Company Information: The Timken Company is an Equal
Opportunity Employer. All associates and applicants shall be
treated equally according to their individual qualifications,
abilities, experiences and other employment standards. There will
be no discrimination due to gender or gender identity, race,
religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual
orientation, veteran/military status or any other basis protected
by applicable law. For additional information please visit our
website Timken Careers http://www.timken.com/careers/.All qualified
applicants shall be treated equally according to their individual
qualifications, abilities, experiences and other employment
standards. There will be no discrimination due to gender or gender
identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age,
disability, sexual orientation, veteran/military status or any
other basis protected by applicable law.
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