Hardware Engineer (USA)

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Headquarters – Indianapolis, IN

Position Summary

Responsible for developing detailed electrical and mechanical designs of power and control systems using industrial automation products for a variety of industrial sectors/processes. Responsible for the selection, configuration and interconnection of components for electrical control assembles and control systems and associated design documentation.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design and develop micro controller and microprocessor-based systems with communication, display interfaces and industrial I/O.
  • Experience working on DC-DC power supplies and LED lighting circuits is desirable.
  • Embedded firmware desirable but not required.
  • Create design specifications, schematics, and hardware documentation. PCB layout is desirable but not required.
  • Troubleshoot hardware issues in the development process and for field support.
  • Work with vendors on part selection and integration.
  • Manage the prototype process including testing and documenting changes.
  • Working with test engineers to accomplish UL, CE, and environmental testing.
  • Work with production engineer to hand off projects including documentation for assembly.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Bachelor’s degree with Electrical Engineering focus preferred.
  • 2+ years of experience in hardware design preferred.
  • Relevant experience and knowledge in hardware architecture creation.
  • Experience in control systems, I/O, and communications desired.
  • Must be able to interact with all levels of the organization in a fast-paced environment with multiple locations (domestic and overseas)
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project) is required.
  • Experience with Altium desired.
  • Analytical thinking with good problem-solving abilities, ability to work to a strict deadline and attention to detail are all qualification we will be looking for in this candidate.
  • Travel may be occasionally required for training or product development.

Company Description

Horner Automation Group is the leader in providing All-In-One Controllers and offers the widest range of integrated control products.

With a core competency focusing on industrial and commercial automation products including:  All-In-One programmable controllers, operator interface devices and a variety of I/O devices.

In addition to standard core hardware product offerings, Horner Automation Group offers a wide base of communications, including but not limited to:  Remote Communications (telephone, radio and cellular modems), cost effective highly efficient wired networks (RS-485 based, CAN based and Ethernet based), along with standard fieldbus networks (CANopen, DeviceNet, Profibus, and Industrial Ethernet).

Another standard and proprietary offering is Hardware, Firmware and Software design and development.  All products are designed by Horner Engineers and assembled by Horner Employees.  With our internal operations and production facility, Horner Automation Group is a fully integrated North American Manufacturing company.

To learn more about us, visit our websites at www.hornerautomation.com and www.hornerindustrial.com.  Resumes may be emailed to Human Resources.

Horner Automation Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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