Based out of Stanley Black & Decker’s Manufactory in Hartford, CT, the Senior Controls Engineer, Industry 4.0 will lead design and implementation of plant-floor machine connectivity and data acquisition across SBD’s network of global manufacturing locations. Since 1843, Stanley Black and Decker has been committed to innovation and social responsibility, while becoming a leader in multiple industries.
Stanley Black & Decker has created this state of the art manufacturing incubator to accelerate its global Industry 4.0 “smart factory” transformation across the entire organization. The 23,000-square foot facility will serve as a hub for the latest advancements in IoT, cloud computing, artificial intelligence, 3-D printing, robotics and advanced materials. This team will set the overall vision and strategy for the company’s Industry 4.0 initiative and supply the resources and expertise necessary to serve as the epicenter for the latest technologies and processes with respect to Industry 4.0.
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- Partner with global manufacturing facilities, Digital Manufacturing business leaders, and Industry 4.0 COE teams to assess current foundation, propose future state solutions, and drive implementation of data-acquisition between shop floor equipment and systems and software.
- Design the processes and standards of data collection from equipment, hardware selection, and implementation model for the Industry 4.0 program.
- Write, modify, and trouble shoot ladder logic, PLC and HMI programming written by outside suppliers and able to extract key piece of data from equipment.
- Connect into open database structures with OPC server.
- Manage contingent/contract labor resources and coordinate their deliverables.
- Research new equipment types, sources, costs and delivery times to assist in maintaining/deploying global equipment.
- Provide technical leadership and training to operations team members.
- Provide technical support and leadership in areas of operational safety programs.
- Accountable for instrumentation & controls wiring design.
- Accountability for system commissioning & startup.
- BS in controls, mechanical, mechatronics, industrial, or electrical engineering
- Minimum 5 years of applicable technical experience
- Demonstrated understanding of MES, SCADA system implementation including knowledge of IT networks used in MES/SCADA systems.
- Experience collecting data from manufacturing equipment PLCs and integrating with OPC servers such as Kepware.
- PLC and HMI programming experience across multiple brands (including Rockwell, Siemens, GE, Fanuc, Omron, Mitsubishi) in an assembly machine environment
- Ability to troubleshoot ladder logic and PLC programming developed by other companies & OEM.
- Manufacturing engineering experience with deploying and integrating machinery/equipment into production.
- Demonstrated ongoing effort to maintain knowledge of current technology
- Broad understanding of electrical aspects of machine tool numerical controls, VFD’s, PLC’s, robotics, vision systems.
- Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of NEC and NFPA as applied to industrial facilities and hazardous locations
- Familiar with power distribution up to 480VAC
- Travel 20-40% of time domestically and internationally.
Preferred but not required:
- Developing and deploying industry 4.0/connected factory initiatives.
- Project management experience.
- Existing relationships with system integrators, hardware OEMs, and equipment manufacturers.
- Understanding of lean manufacturing principles.
- Experience with PTC ThingWorx.
- Strong communication skills both verbally and written with ability to communicate to diverse teams with varying skills that is geographically dispersed.
- Strong time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments to meet schedules and budgets.
- Innovative mindset with the ability to manage multiple priorities.
For the builders and protectors, for the makers and explorers, for those shaping and reshaping our world through hard work and inspiration. Stanley Black & Decker works to provide the tools and innovative solutions to propel people to their goals. They collaborate with one goal in mind: empower people to do better, safer, more significant work. They define success as: delivering value to their customers, colleagues and communities. Their commitment to quality, safety and sustainability keeps them focused on their path to becoming the type of uniquely human-centered global industrial company that keeps every stakeholder in mind, while being “For Those Who Make The World”.
Learn more about Stanley Black & Decker athttp://www.stanleyblackanddecker.com/.
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