Controls Engineer

Allen, TX 75002

Posted: 11/05/2020 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 2621 Pay Rate: Based on Experience

Job Description

The Ranger Group is a full service recruiting firm specializing in contract, contract to hire and full time placement services. Through our industry specific divisions, Ranger Technology, Ranger Architecture, Engineering & Construction and Ranger Manufacturing & Industrial, our customers confidently look to us to provide the top talent they need to meet business objectives.

Ranger' s Technology team is currently on a search for a talented technical professional to fill the role of Electrical Controls Engineer for a Medical Device client of ours located in the N. Dallas area.

  • Bachelor’ s degree in an Engineering discipline
  • A minimum of three years of experience as Automation or Controls Engineer
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of personnel
  • Proficient with major software tools including MS Office, MS Project, SolidWorks, and statistical analysis software
  • Proficient with PLC programming, HMI programming, and vision system programming
  • Possess above average writing, analytical, and communication skills
  • Experience with industrial networks and safety standards preferred.


  • Manage automation and equipment projects from conceptual design, capital expenditure approval, management of integration suppliers, factory/site acceptance, and validation and production release.
  • Commission, program, and debug automated assembly machine with PLC and HMI technology.
  • Development and documentation of all equipment requirements prior to sourcing and maintenance of project schedules and files
  • Supports automation and advanced equipment on the production floor through Sustaining Engineering responsibilities for specific equipment 
  • Provides project leadership and supervision, including project team management, for assigned automation, equipment, and software projects.
  • Responsible for validation activities on assigned projects including Installation Qualification, Operational Qualification, Software Qualification, and Performance Qualification.
  • Identify, justify and implement technology and equipment upgrades, new product and process technologies, and process improvements utilizes improved technology.
  • Commission, program, and debug vision inspection systems.  Maintain vision inspection development lab to support prototyping of technology for new applications on the manufacturing floor.
  • Commission, program and debug robotic systems for both new technology incorporation and replacement/upgrade of existing equipment.
  • Apply Lean Manufacturing methodology to develop and/or improve manufacturing lines in accordance with throughput and quality targets.
  • Participates in Kaizen events and drives continuing improvements in line efficiency through application of LEAN principles.
  • Understand basic requirements of design control during product and/or process development projects.
  • Understand quality system requirements of customers, FDA, QSR, and other regulatory agencies, and use quality tools to improve processes and products within those standards.
  • Lead projects requiring cross-functional team participation to meet project goals, responsible for maintaining schedules, timeline, and deliverables.
  • Possess technical writing, project management and fundamental problem-solving skills.
  • Able to apply advanced mathematical concepts and statistical analysis. 
  • Provide technical training of equipment to operators, maintenance, and sustaining engineers.

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Meet Your Recruiter

Mitch Gall

Ranger Technology specializes in recruiting top notch Engineering & IT talent for our clients across the United States.  I primarily focus on supporting our Engineering clients in the Aerospace & Defense, Electronics, Medical Device and Manufacturing sectors with an emphasis on Software, Hardware, Systems and Mechanical Engineering and Design.

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