Sr. SCADA Engineer (PENA)
Posted on: March 17, 2023
Leads the developing, implementing, and managing Panasonic's SCADA system within the Gigafactory
Analyzing product or equipment specifications and performance requirements to determine designs which can be produced by existing manufacturing or processing facilities and methods
Takes on technical leader role in development projects, and helps Engineer levels I, II, and II complete tasks for development
Determining feasibility of designing new plant equipment or modifying existing facilities considering costs, available space, time limitations, company planning, and other technical and economic factors
Providing technical information concerning manufacturing or processing techniques, materials, properties, and process advantages and limitations which affect long range plant and product engineering planning
Conferring with research personnel to clarify or resolve problems and develops design
Directing and coordinating manufacturing or building of prototype products or systems
Planning and developing experimental test programs
Analyzing test data and reports to determine if design meets functional and performance specifications
Evaluating engineering test results for possible application to developments of systems or other uses
Other duties may be assigned
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Requirements:
The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.
Qualifications: Requirements - Required and/or Preferred
Basic/Required: Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related field
Minimum of 8+ years of experience with SCADA systems and OPC communication
Thorough understanding of feedback control systems and PID controllers
Strong understanding of ladder logic
Advanced knowledge of best manufacturing and programming practices such as ISA standards and compliance
Advanced knowledge of Modbus, Ethercat, Ethernet IP, Profinet, MQTT, OPC UA and SQL
Experience designing high availability systems and databases in a manufacturing environment
Background working in a high-volume manufacturing environment
Understanding of electrical hardware, drawings, sequence control and software design
Ability to cooperate and work with related departments including overseas
Flexibility to solve issues with first principles thinking
Strong computer skills with Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing, and speaking English
Experience programming, installing, and troubleshooting manufacturing image vision systems such as Keyence and Cognex
Experience programming, installing, and troubleshooting PLC systems, preferably Mitsubishi or Omron
Knowledge of ISA88 physical model systems such as PackML
Knowledge and handling about American environmental laws and UL (Underwriters Laboratories)
Alignment to Panasonic's seven (7) core principles (contribution to society, fairness and honesty, cooperation and team spirit, untiring effort for improvement, courtesy and humility, adaptability, gratitude)
Physical Activities: (Percentage of time (equaling 100%) during the normal workday the employee is required to)
Required Lifting and Carrying: (Required frequency is: Not required (0%), Occasional (1-33%), Frequent (34-66%, Continuous (67-100%)
Up to 10 lbs.: Frequent
Up to 20 lbs.: Frequent
Up to 35 lbs.: Frequent
Team-lift only (over 35 lbs.): Frequent
Panasonic Energy of North America (PENA) is collaborating with Tesla at a massive battery factory near Reno, Nevada which is known for its quality of life and expansive outdoor adventures. Panasonic's role at the Gigafactory is to manufacture and supply cylindrical lithium-ion cells to Tesla for their electric vehicles and energy storage systems.
Over the past few years, the Gigafactory has grown to the largest lithium-ion battery factory in the world. Together with our partner Tesla, we continue to revolutionize the lithium-ion battery space and accelerate the world's transition to sustainable energy and transportation.
Our mission at PENA is to make the vision of affordable Electric Vehicles a reality by producing the world's safest, high quality, and lowest cost batteries. Through this effort we will create a clean energy society and our products will change society's use of and perceptions of electric power.
In addition to an environment that is as innovative as our products, we offer competitive salaries and benefits.
Pre-employment drug testing is required. Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to candidates of interest. All candidates must have valid authorization to work in the U.S. without restriction.
Panasonic is an Equal Opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law. All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
Thank you for your interest in Panasonic Energy of North America.
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