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Senior Controls Software Engineer (PLC)(Grand Rapids or Atlanta)

Kion Group AG

Kion Group AG

Software Engineering
Multiple locations
Posted on Friday, September 22, 2023
We are seeking a talented and experienced engineer to join our Controls Software group. The successful candidate will work closely with a team of experts to design, develop, and maintain our automatic palletizer system, ensuring it operates efficiently and effectively. In addition, the candidate will collaborate with other teams to support the integration of our global conveyor code.

What we offer:

What We Offer:

  • Career Development

  • Competitive Compensation and Benefits

  • Pay Transparency

  • Global Opportunities

Learn More Here: https://www.dematic.com/en-us/about/careers/what-we-offer

Dematic provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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The base pay range for this role is estimated to be $82,000-166,000 at the time of posting. Final compensation will be determined by various factors such as work location, education, experience, knowledge, and skills.

    Tasks and Qualifications:

    This role resides within Dematic’s Global Software R&D organization. State of the art controls software is at the heart of our sophisticated material handling solutions. This is a key technical Controls R&D development role that will help accelerate the adoption of next generation technologies and improvements across our products. This is an exciting opportunity to join Dematic. If you are passionate about leading change and creating the future in a rapidly growing industry this role is for you!

    We are seeking a talented and experienced engineer to join our Controls Software group. The successful candidate will work closely with a team of experts to design, develop, and maintain our automatic palletizer system, ensuring it operates efficiently and effectively. In addition, the candidate will collaborate with other teams to support the integration of our global conveyor code.

    If you are a talented engineer with a passion for automation, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. This is a full-time position with competitive compensation and benefits packages. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

    This is What You Will do in This Role:

    • Design, develop and maintain our automatic palletizer system.

    • Develop and execute system test plans to ensure the system meets requirements and specifications.

    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including software developers, hardware engineers, and control system engineers to ensure seamless integration of the parallelizing system.

    • Work with other teams to support the integration of our global conveyor code.

    • Perform system optimization, including algorithm development and software tuning.

    • Provide technical support and troubleshooting for system issues.

    • Keep up-to-date with emerging trends and technologies related to automated parallelizing systems and provide recommendations for future improvements.

    • Communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders.

    What We are Looking For:

    • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Computer Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Control Systems, or Robotics & Automation.

    • At least 3 years of experience of in PLC programming, specifically for Siemens and/or Allen-Bradley is required.

    • Strong understanding of control system design and optimization.

    • Knowledge of industrial control systems, PLCs, and robotics.

    • Experience in programming languages such as C++, Python, or Java is required.

    • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.

    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal.

    • Ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment.

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