Electrical Engineer

Charlotte, NC + Remote / Full Time

Company Overview

AIM is an innovative company that designs, builds and supports intelligent, automated AGV solutions for manufacturing, warehouse and distribution environments for customers that are powering the future.

Headquartered in Charlotte, AIM focuses in custom designed and built industrial AGV and mobile robot solutions with related services. We also provide  factory and warehouse automation interfaces to inventory systems.
 

Description

The candidate must have strong electrical engineering skills and the ability to design and built primarily custom systems. He/she will design, analyze, troubleshoot and support the battery powered DC and AC electrical designs from concept to manufacturing release. He/she works independently developing engineering product designs, processes, or software. The candidate will create PLC IEC61131-3 “Structured Text” based Software,  and 2D/3D Models and drawings in support of the electrical side of product design, product development, and electrical  engineering needs which includes new products from concept through transfer to manufacturing as well as significant post-launch design changes for current products. He/she will work collaboratively with project team members to develop and manage project plans.

Responsibilities  

  • Significant contributions to product design both independently and as part of a team

  • Create and Maintain PLC software for complex devices, controllers and functions.

  • Understand and design industrial, PID and motion control applications.

  • Understand basic Networking principles and setup of such.

  • Create 3D models and 2D drawings for electrical designs.

  • Develop data and makes preliminary layouts, sketches and notes necessary to complete a design project.

  • Update existing drawings in accord with current specifications and requirements.

  • Responsible for development and release of engineering design documentation for current and new projects.

  • Investigate pertinent design factors such as Electrical currents and fusing requirements, sensor selection for robots, ease of wiring, availability of materials and equipment, interchangeability, replace-ability, contractual specification requirement, and cost.

  • Identifies and resolves issues, and communicates status to peers and manager

  • Ensure completeness, accuracy and test ability of product requirements.

  • Requires wide knowledge and application of principles, theories and concepts in the field plus a working knowledge of other related disciplines.

  • Develop designs in accordance with one or several project development plans.

  • Communication design information and other project related issues with other departments and employees as needed.

  • Interact with shop assembly personnel to ensure a correct and high quality product.

  • Specify Parts and Delegate Purchasing activities to ensure on time delivery of parts.

 

Qualifications

 

  • BS in Math, Science or Engineering, or equivalent years of work experience preferred.

  • 5+ years of experience in Electrical Design and PLC programming. Structured Text is strongly preferred.

  • Advanced skills in utilizing computer design tools (Acad, Soft PLCs, SolidWorks, 3D CAD modeling, Microsoft Project)

  • Reacts quickly and effectively to project adjustments and alterations.

  • Experience in estimating, making engineering trade-offs - at difference stages of development.

  • Ability to work with tight deadlines and troubleshoot design problems.

  • Work effectively with team members and contractors.

  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, customers and vendors.

  • Highly organized and can work with multiple projects at a time.

  • Flexible during times of change. Extended hours may be required to meet project deadlines.

 

Benefits

  • Flexible PTO & schedules

  • Competitive benefits package

  • 401(k) company match

  • Company bonus plan

  • Potential for remote work

 

America In Motion , Inc is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S.  In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

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Interested in becoming our next Controls Engineer? Please send your resume and cover letter to our hiring manager, Tommy Hessler. 

Absolutely NO headhunters permitted!