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Electrical Engineer : Motion and Machine Control I


Develops and tests software that makes the machine robot achieve defined system goals. Developer controls motion axes and I/O in a machine environment with a combination of PC and/or embedded system control systems. Success is determined by the machines ability to achieve a high performance and a highly reliable system.

Principal Accountabilities:

:Design and code software subsystem for automated equipment (Robotic arms, etc.).
:Learn and integrate new hardware, software protocols, and engineering tools.
:Design and development software to Interface machine hardware.
:Work with GIT and JIRA to collaborate with team members on project tasks.
:Program with EtherCAT, CAN, or similar buses to coordinate motion.
:Tune axes and machine operation to achieve ultimate performance.
:Collaborates with Electrical, Mechanical Engineering and Q and R on product performance requirements.

Minimum Requirements:

:BS Computer Engineering, BS in EE or BS in Computer Science with two years of related experience or equivalent combination of software development experience and relevant education (eg. ASET and 4 years).
:Understanding of motion control.
:Must be familiar with various basic field automation devices such as: limit switches, encoders, various transducers, relays, etc.
:Good verbal and written communication skills.
:Highly flexible, quality driven, goal oriented and able to participate in a team environment.
:Read wiring schematics of control panels
Preferred Experience:

:Experience with EtherCAT, CAN Bus a plus.
:Experience with CANOpen, DeviceNET a plus as well.
:Experience with Microsoft technology (C, C++, C).
:Experience with GIT and Jira.
:Experience with Beckhoff TwinCAT, or Trio PC/MCAT a plus.
:Experience with KEIL or embedded compilers a plus.
:Tuning PID loops for controllers a plus.

Physical Demands:

:Requires the ability to use a computer on a frequent basis.
:While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to access and manipulate various objects, tools, or controls.
Travel Demands:

This position has occasional travel. Candidate must have the ability to travel to customer sites (some foreign, and some domestic) and travel to occasional technical conferences and product shows.

Company Description:/h3:
Universal Instruments is a global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced automation and assembly equipment solutions for the electronics manufacturing industry. Universal provides complete assembly lines to EMS providers, ODMs and electronics assemblers around the world, leveraging its portfolio of compatible and flexible equipment platforms that address the diverse requirements of high:speed chip and multifunction placement applications as well as component insertion. Universal Instruments is headquartered in Binghamton, NY, USA, with offices in Europe, Asia, and the Americas. We encourage you to use the links below to explore our job database for current openings, and find additional information regarding our company benefits package.


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