Lead Controls Engineer

Technical Service and Support, Novi, MI, Estados Unidos de América

 Hexagon's Manufacturing Intelligence division is seeking a Lead Controls Engineer for our Novi, MI location.

At Hexagon, we strive to help industrial manufacturers develop the disruptive technologies of today and the life-changing products of tomorrow. Our strength comes from our global footprint and enormous portfolio of advanced industrial sensors, measurement technologies, factory automation, simulation, and analytics tools.  

The Lead Controls Engineer will be responsible for supporting the Tracker cell product line.  This role requires strong computer skills, mechanical, and electrical aptitude long with strong customer service skills.

  • Perform and/or supervise installation of:
    • automated metrology cell hardware
    • software
    • infrastructure
  • Troubleshoot and repair automated metrology cells
  • Provide onsite and remote service and technical support for automated metrology systems
  • Provide technical assistance to end users as needed
  • Ensure prompt preparation and completion of service and expense reporting
  • Provide the highest customer satisfaction by representing Hexagon in a professional manner
  • Follow all organizational policies related to safety, environmental protection, housekeeping, etc.
  • Support and participate in continuous improvement, safety, environmental, quality, reliability, and productivity goals while helping to improve the overall suitability and effectiveness of the management system, its processes, and products

  • Bachelor’s Degree in electrical engineering preferred.  Equivalent combination of technical courses, military training and/or on the job experience is acceptable.
  • 5 – 10 years of PLC programming experience
  • Laser tracker knowledge and/or experience in metrology
  • Good analytical skills
  • IT knowledge
  • PLC programming knowledge (Allen Bradley, Siemens)
  • Robot knowledge (Fanuc, Kuka)
  • Knowledge of using hand, power tools, and electrical testing equipment
  • Capable of running PLC, low voltage, & Network Lines
  • Electrical installation, troubleshooting, and system debugging experience
  • Knowledge of Robotic language, interfacing and programing
  • PLC knowledge, In-Line/Off-Line Simulation, I/O capabilities, and communication
  • Self-starter capable of working independently and within a cross functional team
  • Ability to travel up to 80%

      At Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence, our spirited energy and engagement are evident in our commitment to our work, passion for what we do and the speed by which we achieve it. Here you will find the opportunity to build your career, develop professionally, and explore opportunities across a large, diversified company that prides itself on its innovative spirit and commitment to integrity.  

      We strive to attract the most talented and dynamic individuals in their fields because our success is in our people! Our culture encourages independent thinking and a team mentality. And we offer a competitive benefits package that's second to none.

      Exceptional medical, dental, vision insurances 
      Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) 
      401k with employer match 
      Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) 
      Tuition Reimbursement 
      Training Opportunities 

      Hexagon Metrology, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer ► M / F / Vet / Disability ► E-Verify Participant  

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    Hexagon is a global leader in sensor, software and autonomous solutions. We are putting data to work to boost efficiency, productivity, and quality across industrial, manufacturing, infrastructure, safety, and mobility applications.

    Our technologies are shaping urban and production ecosystems to become increasingly connected and autonomous – ensuring a scalable, sustainable future.

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