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Sr. Staff Engineer, Industrial Control

Company: KOHLER
Location: Kohler
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

Sr. Staff Engineer, Industrial ControlWork Mode: -OnsiteLocation: - -Kohler, WIOpportunityThe position is responsible to provide technical expertise in support of automation and manufacturing equipment at Kohler's Wisconsin Faucets Operation (WFO).This is to include system design and maintenance, installation oversight, problem solving, consulting and training on electrical/electronic control systems in the manufacturing environment. -Specific Responsibilities

Provide technical support as required to ensure plant equipment is operating and optimized. - This includes troubleshooting of down equipment as required (includes emergency and off-hour support).Understanding equipment electrical controls obsolescence and creating plans to mitigate.Participate in driving Smart Factory/Industry 4.0 implementation. -Develop, monitor, and improve data collection and metrics for quality and throughput for equipment.Implement error proofing solutions that are integrated into manufacturing processes. - Examples would be the integration of vision systems, sensors, DC tools, in-process/post process gauge systems, data collection, etc.Project management and commissioning of capital equipment projects as assigned. - Scope could include complete project or limited to the electrical controls and/or other sub-portions of the project.Assist in vendor selection, equipment specification, quotation, and reviews for new equipment to ensure equipment meets Kohler's automation specifications and standards.Provide input into feasibility of projects to maintain business' capital plan. -Prepare White Papers, ACTs, and capital expenditures to achieve the plan.Support design-for-manufacturability improvements to design engineering, both for existing and for new products.Develop individual goals/objectives to support organizational goals using the Maximizing Performance Appraisal Process, and personally demonstrate and drive the Kohler Core Competencies.Travel is estimated at Skills/Requirements
B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering or related field from an ABET accredited program.Minimum 4+ years of experience in factory automationExperience needed with controls (PLCs, HMIs, Servos, etc.). - Allen-Bradley preferred.Experience programming and/or integrating with robotics. - Fanuc robotics preferred.Experience creating and reading electrical schematic diagrams.Experience using multi-meters, oscilloscopes, and other lab equipment to analyze complex circuits.Experience with SAP, and/or AutoCAD Electrical a plus.Strong computer skills, both hardware and software. -Proficient in Microsoft Office tools.Must demonstrate strong written and oral communication skills, a desire for innovation/new technology, sense of urgency, attention to detail, self-motivation, and ability to function effectively within a team environment.Must have a passion for continuous learning and development of new skills and knowledge.#LI-SW1#LI-OnsiteThe salary range for this position is $113,000 - $143,950. The specific salary offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including the candidate's experience, their education, and the work location. Available benefits include medical, dental, vision & 401k.Why Choose Kohler? - -We empower each associate to #BecomeMoreAtKohler with a competitive total rewards package to support your health and wellbeing, access to career growth and development opportunities, a diverse and inclusive workplace, and a strong culture of innovation. With more than 30,000 bold leaders across the globe, we're driving meaningful change in our mission to help people live gracious, healthy, and sustainable lives. - - -About Us -It is Kohler's policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified applicants without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran. - If, as an individual with a disability, you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact . - Kohler Co. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. - - -

Keywords: KOHLER, Sheboygan , Sr. Staff Engineer, Industrial Control, Engineering , Kohler, Wisconsin

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