Project Controls and Hardware Engineer - Hybrid Position (Must reside in or near Leavenworth, KS) - Military Veterans

at McKesson Corporation

, Missouri

McKesson requires new employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as defined by the CDC, subject to applicable, verified accommodation requests.

Job Description
  • A key candidate will provide technical expertise and develops solutions to automation technical problems. Has wide understanding of controls-related products, solutions, and engineering concepts. Supports development specifications, reads and reviews device layout drawings and control schematics, and uses PLC controls logic to provide solutions to new projects or customer issues.

Shift Details: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm

Key Responsibilities:
  • Assist with the checkout of diverse control scheme designs for state-of-the-art automated pharmaceutical equipment
  • Collaborate with controls engineer verifying PLC programs, program updates communicated through our internal change request system. Document and provide change request with electrical schematics that require further review and red-lining.
  • Experience diagnosing and repairing mechanical, electromechanical, and/or electronic equipment. Provides expertise for conveyor systems, automated and semi-automated material handling systems, static and dynamic storage systems, and robotic modules
  • Participate in continuous improvement activities by identifying and appropriately escalating process and product quality gaps, providing solutions when possible.
  • Ability to deliver results in an uncertain environment, ability to multitask and prioritize.
  • Must possess great documentation skills with the ability to produce extremely accurate, complete and timely customer technical reports that can be submitted to customers with confidence.
  • Help develop wiring and programming standards for the future of the company
  • Assist team of engineers through high level projects, research development and support
  • Help deploy programming for various new machines and works closely with software developers to troubleshoot any interface issues
  • Lead on-site implementation for controls systems on a specific customer site
  • Tracking of workload via Jira
  • Provide engineering support and service leadership to the organizations' efforts to resolve complex customer technical issues controls, software or hardware issues
  • Work on system mechanical and software start-up
  • Archive all internal machine functional specifications and hardware architectures
  • Actively participate in cross functional teams that may include Software Engineering, Product Management and Hardware Engineering on feature design and requirements
  • Participate in customer site visits to intervene with resolving problems of high severity
  • In-depth knowledge of the diagnosis, repair & debugging of software & hardware automation

Minimum Requirements:
  • HS Diploma/GED
  • Must be authorized to work in the US
  • 3 years of Manufacturing experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of products
  • 3+ years of Robotic System experience
  • 3 years of Vision System experience
  • 3 years of Visual studio experience
  • Atlassian - Jira experience
  • Experience with Solidworks or AutoCAD Electrical
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours

Critical Skills and/or Experience
  • Knowledge of mechanical and electrical principles and industrial automation
  • Familiarity with Beckhoff TwinCat 3 Programming software, Allen-Bradley, Siemens or equivalent IEC 61131-3 standard controls programing software
  • Ability to read and understand system layouts, schematics, and control devices
  • Ability to troubleshoot and adjust PLC programs
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task while maintaining attention to detail and deadlines
  • Troubleshoot packaging machines and resolve a high percentage of mechanical, electrical, and programming issues unassisted.
  • Team-oriented and collaborative
  • Creative-thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Adept at electrical wiring and troubleshooting
  • Demonstrate strong leadership ability
  • Self-motivated and a willingness to learn
  • Experience interfacing with both internal team members and external customers as part of a solution-based service process.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or equivalent engineering degree OR Combination of training and experience providing required knowledge, skills and abilities, such as Associate's degree in electronics, electrical, or controls engineering or a related field with experience commissioning controls-related systems at customer facilities

Travel Requirements
  • Ability to travel up to 25% or less if required

Career Level - IC - Professional - P1

McKesson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.

McKesson is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including job seekers with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to Resumes or CVs submitted to this email box will not be accepted.

Current employees must apply through the internal career site.

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