Systems Development Engineer

Systems Development Engineer

5-8 years
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Work hard. Have fun. Make history.
Our overall mission is simple: we want Amazon to be the place where our customers can find, discover and buy anything online. Whatever our customers want, we will find the means to deliver it. With your help, Amazon will continue to enable people to discover new worlds and implement innovation. This is your chance to make history.
As a result of continued rapid growth we are currently seeking a Control Systems Development Engineer for our Worldwide Operations Tech Deployment team.
Your Responsibilities:
The Systems Development Engineer will be responsible for troubleshooting, design/implement/document control solutions for robotics and material handling systems, act as a liaison for internal and external resources, and be on call as needed. This position will also provide proper training and support to the Facility's Controls Technicians on device troubleshooting and Preventive Maintenance.
The following roles and responsibilities are required for a successful Systems Development Engineer:
. Prepare specifications and technical detail to fully define performance on equipment, material and services
. Perform PLC control level issue diagnosis
. Follow change management process and develop ad-hoc PLC ladder code change
. Provide detailed analysis and testing of existing and new engineering solutions and components
. Work with IT, FC Software and Operations Engineering to develop and update controls knowledge and training document for the Facilities Engineering team.
. Be responsible for incident follow-up, root cause analysis and documentation.
. Undertake industrial engineering design on existing and new material handling systems across World Wide network
. Provide technical documentation such as flow diagrams, conveyor and equipment layouts, installation details, schedules and budgets.
. Support commissioning of new automation elements
. Actively participate in local or World Wide network level control projects and Initiatives
. Provide value engineering/ value analysis
. Ensures adherence to all Health & Safety procedures. Be proactive in the raising of potential H&S issues and the development of personal safety awareness
. Use AutoCAD to review, develop and maintain electrical schematic and conveyor layout drawings
. Fully understand and ensure procedural adherence to industry operating standards such as the NEC and NFPA.
. Actively participate in the Control System SharePoint site development
. Document control system and equipment configuration changes and keep the documentation updated on the SharePoint site.
. Partner with all FC stakeholders in order to build effective relationships
. 5+ years of control system experience including PLC based controls design, development, implementation and support. E.g. Allen Bradley, Siemens and Mitsubishi systems
. Experience with HMI/SCADA system applications. E.g. Allen Bradley, Schneider, C-More and Ignition
. Experience with programming languages. E.g. JavaScript, Perl, Python, C++ and Shell
. Experience in design and/or support of material handling systems, flow and capacity.
. Experience in industrial networking and communications including topology design and familiarity with TCP IP and Fieldbus applications.
. Experience with control systems hardware including VFD's, Servo Controllers, and digital and analog sensors
. Experience with robotic material handling systems. E.g. FANUC, ABB and Omron
. Ability to travel up to 75%
. Advanced industrial engineering, project management and implementation experience
. 4 year degree in engineering, or degree in other related technical discipline
. Experience with, or desire to learn, the following:
. Robocontrollers, Microcontrollers, Robot Computers and SBCs, Robot Servo Controllers, PWM & Advanced Signal Driven DC Motor Controllers, Robot Stepper Motor Controllers
. Strong IPC based control systems experience
. Familiarization with the electrical controls of hydraulic and pneumatic systems
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