Senior Controls Engineer

Siemens Corporation Irving , TX 75061

Posted 2 weeks ago

Division: Portfolio Companies

Business Unit: Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics

Requisition Number: 240574

Primary Location: United States-Texas-Irving

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Mid level

Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree

Travel Required: 50%

Division Description:

Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics LLC is a provider of logistics industry products and solutions. The business comprises a comprehensive portfolio in mail & parcel logistics and automation, airport logistics with baggage handling and air cargo, as well as service offerings supporting our customers with maintenance, operation and optimization. Our customers are airports & airlines, courier express parcel providers, the US Postal Service and commercial postal service providers.

Job Description:

Siemens Postal Parcel & Airport Logistic LLC (PPAL) is seeking a Senior Controls Engineer to participate in design, development, programming, testing, and commissioning of material handling systems. Engineers will also assist in the creation of accurate bid and proposal documents.

Typical activities include:

  • Support and provide Engineering services to the Customer Service group.

  • Electrical schematic and panel design (Control Panels, Motor Control Panels, Motor Control Centers, Power Distribution) using AutoCAD Electrical

  • Network design using Profinet, Profibus, ASI Bus, ControlNet, DeviceNet, Ethernet/IP

  • Programmable Logic Controller architecture design and programming

  • Human-Machine Interface programming

  • Writing project documentation (Test plan, Descriptions of Operation)

  • Management of project time, budget, and resources

Required Knowledge/Skills/Education:

  • Parcel Industry experience - specifically with singulators

  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in Electrical/Controls/Automation/Robotics Engineering or Technology or equivalent experience.

  • Fluent in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Windows operating systems

  • Strong command of the English language, both written and verbal

  • Willingness to travel 50% of the time performing installation support across the US.

  • Current experience with Allen-Bradley PLC languages, architecture and networks. Other platforms a plus.

  • Experience with conveyor systems (Parcel, Baggage, ASRS, etc.) large machine design, and/or motor control desired.

  • Ability to work as part of a team, yet independently if necessary, especially away from the office.

Responsibilities. Completes the design of complex systems that integrate hardware and software. Completes complex material specification, schematic preparation and appropriate follow-up. Completes recommendations for ideas related to productivity improvement, cost reduction and improvement in customer satisfaction. Performs complex technical interchange and knowledge transfer for both processes and application of products to system design.


BS/BA in related discipline, or advanced degree, where required, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Certification may be required in some areas. Knowledge and Experience. Demonstrates and applies a broad knowledge of field of specialization through successful completion of moderately complex assignments. Successfully applies complex knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of particular area of specialization. Demonstrates knowledge of organization's business practices and issues. Typically 8-10 years of successful experience in related field and successful demonstration of Key Responsibilities and Knowledge as presented above. Advanced degree MAY be substituted for experience, where applicable. Direction of Others: Provide general guidance or train support and/or professional staff. Key Working Relationships. Primarily intra-organizational contacts and external contacts.

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States

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