Electrical Engineer Material Preparation/Automation

Electrical Engineer Material Preparation/Automation

Bridgestone

Rome, Italy

Job purpose

Within the Manufacturing Technology Development department, the Controls & Automation Engineer is appointed to roll-out the new technologies and carry-out projects relevant to the continuous improvement in the Material Preparation Area and Automatic Transportation Systems.

Main responsibilities

  • Design and development of the software as well as the hardware architecture for industrial machines in the field of tire manufacturing based on given requirements and specification;
  • Control software development will also include developing machine control algorithms for PLC based systems, HMI design and implementation, instrumentation and sensor interface, data logging, and communication interfaces with other industrial processors like PLC’s;
  • The candidate should have a good understanding of basic machine controls which include induction motor control using AC Drives, MCCs, hydraulic/pneumatics and valve controls;
  • Responsible for commissioning new equipment, including deployment, testing and preparing related documentation (PLC Code, HMI applications, Bill of Materials, Network Architectures, Drawing, Operations manuals);
  • Responsible of debugging / fixing issues that are reported from the field;
  • Maintain product safety in all designs;
  • Perform design prototyping, including field implementing and testing;
  • Perform basic troubleshooting of communication networks and wiring issues with PLCs and other H/W components;
  • Support management on intellectual property issues.

Bridgestone BEHAVIORS;

Qualified candidates for this important position will therefore need to demonstrate the following:

  • Agility – to work in a matrix and complex environment where change happens at a rapid pace;
  • Courage – to share ideas, think out of the box;
  • Ownership – to see the bigger picture and take ownership by thinking and acting beyond the role.

Required capabilities

Background of study

  • University degree in Electrical, Controls or Mechatronic Engineering.
  • Bachelor’s degree can be optional upon already acquired specific job experience.

Languages

  • Fluent English required
  • Other EU language is a plus.

Core competency skills

  • PLC/HMI: Rockwell, Mitsubishi, Siemens.
  • Understanding of Hydraulics/Pneumatics as well as AC Drives and Motion Controls.
  • Software Design and Development experience.
  • Ability to read Electrical schematics.
  • Understanding of various communication protocols (Profibus, Ethernet IP, etc.).
  • Strong hands-on hardware troubleshooting and software debugging skills.
  • Knowledge of Automatic Transportation Systems (AGV, Gantry systems, etc.) is a plus.

Soft Skills

  • Effective communication skills both verbal & written, both 1-1 and group situations
  • Situational Leadership
  • Time management
  • Teamwork

Experience

  • 3-5 years in the position

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