Monday , March 20 2023

Spacex Employment – Automation & Controls Engineer in Sacramento

Website SpaceX

Job Description:

SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop robot systems to aid in the automated manufacturing of various vehicle sub components
  • Implement (ANSI/RIA15.06/OSHA compliant) control reliable safety systems for safeguarding robots, gantries, conveyors, and other manufacturing equipment
  • Generate aesthetically simple HMI screens for complex machinery while providing sufficient feedback for troubleshooting
  • Manage electrical cabinet builds, field wiring, pneumatic and fluid plumbing
  • Select and size electrical and electromechanical components such as servo motors and controllers
  • Deploy automated processes and equipment into production
  • Set, implement, and maintain schedules and budgets to ensure project completion
  • Participate in initial equipment conceptual development and carefully balance product specifications, process requirements, layout complexity, cost, and lead-time limits
  • Lay out new industrial electrical control panels which are NFPA79/NEC/UL508A compliant, and create electrical, pneumatic and fluid schematics
  • Simulate processes to inform design engineers of conceptual viability of automation proposals (tools include ABB Robotstudio, Kuka Sim and Siemens Process Simulate)
  • Architect, write, and debug PLC code with an emphasis on generating code that is organized, structured, documented, maintainable and reusable for manufacturing applications

Job Requirements:

  • Must be willing to work extended hours and/or weekends as needed
  • Must be willing to travel to other locations

Qualification & Experience:

  • HMI and SCADA programming experience
  • Field bus networks, serial communication and Ethernet communication
  • Hands-on experience building and commissioning high quality electrical control panels and electro-mechanical systems
  • Knowledge of NEC, NFPA 79, UL508A codes
  • Exposure to a wide variety of production machinery, industrial sensors, and equipment (vision systems, dispense systems, temperature controllers, laser distance sensors & Nut-Runners, etc.)
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Experience in fast-paced iterative design and manufacturing environments
  • Process integration and electromechanical/mechatronic systems experience
  • Experience in a variety of robotic weld applications (Kuka, ABB and Fanuc)
  • Robot and PLC simulation experience
  • Experience working with National Instruments software and hardware
  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline
  • 1+ years of professional experience in the design and commissioning of automation and controls systems for industrial applications
  • Electrical schematic CAD experience using EPlan
  • C#, .NET, python and/or SQL experience
  • PLC programming experience, preferably Siemens TIA Portal and Beckhoff TwinCat 3
  • Experience solving complex problems with little to no supervision on schedule as an individual or as a member of an integrated team

Job Details:

Company: SpaceX

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Sacramento, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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