Safety Controls Engineer

Rockford Systems, LLC. is a provider of automation safeguarding products and services. Our safety products and integration services are used to protect workers around machinery, automated equipment and industrial robots in a wide variety of applications and markets, including metal working, aerospace, automotive, manufacturing, packaging and consumer markets.

The Safety Controls Engineer is responsible for executing all aspects of the engineering process. These responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
– Perform electrical engineering functions to include designing and creating safety circuits and interface controls for safety products (new safety controls will be required to interface to existing machine and process line control systems).
– Redesign of existing control systems in order to incorporate control reliability, new functions, and/or circuits.
Work with new and existing customers and salesperson’s to plan and implement safeguarding strategies and equipment safeguarding product solutions from conception to completion.
– Test, troubleshoot, and modify machine control systems as required (on the factory floor)
Responsible for control reliability as defined by OSHA, ANSI, and applicable machine & process safety standards.

Skills, Background & Experience
Has worked in a manufacturing environment with responsibilities in engineering electrical, controls and circuitry.
Knowledge of mechanical and hydraulic presses and press brakes.
Experience with control reliability and other applicable machine & process safety standards (OSHA, ANSI, NEC, UL508A, etc.)
The ideal candidate would be responsible for working with additional professionals in engineering, manufacturing, sales, and field installers.

Ability to travel for projects . (if required)
Engineering or Technical Degree
Requires 1 to 5 years experience in machine electrical design and safety control design.
Must possess Computer skills with knowledge of MS Office applications, AutoCAD platforms . PLC programming would be a plus
Strong experience of electrical and mechanical concepts with the ability to read and understand both electrical and mechanical schematics and drawings.
Strong background in working with safeguarding products and/or the application of electrical products on automation equipment in a manufacturing environment.