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Controls Engineer

Open Position

Location: Tucker, GA
Posted Date: 02/12/20

AMF Bakery Systems provides best-in-class unit equipment and fully-integrated bakery solutions for the global baking industry. AMF Bakery Systems helps bakers grow their product portfolio with confidence to produce soft bread and buns, sheeted artisan bread, pizzas and flatbreads, cakes and pies, and pastries and croissants. ­ Along with the latest bakery innovation, AMF provides expert design and applications engineering, production expertise, full-system integration, project management, installation, training, and lifetime parts, and service support.

Job Summary:

The Controls Engineer will develop and troubleshoot engineering designs for AMF Bakery System’s products. This includes current standard machines/systems, custom products, legacy products, and sales support. This position is responsible for hardware and software design for machine and control systems for assigned AMF projects. Responsibilities include ensuring drawings are accurate and are compliant with the latest electrical code, assisting the Electrical Assembler during system build, machine/system preflight check out, Field Service assistance, and installation as required, which may require travel to customer bakeries.

How you Will Impact AMF:

  • Designing control systems from concept to completion following AMF and customer standards
  • Prepare machine design which includes all power, control systems and electrical diagrams required to meet the customer’s specifications for each project assigned
  • Markup drawings calculate electrical specs (FLA, Heat/AC requirements, etc.) and work with control specialists to ensure the drawings are accurate and follow the latest electrical code
  • Prepare complete and accurate Bills of Materials (BOMs) for the Machine/System design
  • Prepare Machine/System Programs per AMF Standards
  • Prepare Machine/System Operator Interface programs following AMF standards
  • Compile and document PLC and HMI programs (as needed) for each machine and confirm they are up to date with “OneAMF” standard
  • Prepare spare parts list for AMF systems
  • Assist the Controls Engineering and Product Managers during the scoping phase of a potential project; design the electrical systems for the customer/sold specs
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management

What You Need To Succeed:

  • BS Degree in Electrical Engineering or similar field. A combination of an AA degree and a minimum of 3-5 years of relevant experience will be considered in place of a bachelor’s degree
  • 5+ years controls/electrical engineering experience
  • Excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills
  • Proven problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access and Project
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and project a good image for AMF
  • Knowledge of industrial communications (Ethernet/IP, DeviceNET, Profibus, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Programs: Studio 5000, RSLogix (5, 500, 5000), RsLinx, BootP-DHCP Tool, VMWare, Factory Talk View Studio, AutoCAD
  • Knowledge of Allen Bradley Operator Interface hardware and software (primarily Panel View Plus series)
  • Knowledge of Allen Bradley PLC hardware and software (primarily Logic5000)
  • Understand design and how a machine functions mechanically
  • Understand electrical codes and regulations such as NFPA 70, NFPA 79 and UL 508a as well as agency approvals to control systems manufactured at AMF
  • Some travel is required at 25% to 30%

We offer a competitive salary, benefit, vacation and other ancillary benefits as well as a robust 401k Profit Sharing plan!  Interested candidates can forward their resume to:   HR@amfbakery.com