Software/Controls Engineer - Manufacturing Engineering

South Burlington, VT


BETA Manufacturing Engineering Team is seeking a Manufacturing Equipment Engineer to focus on line and equipment ideology, design, build and introduction into production. A strong candidate will have experience in the creation of a capable process and designing software systems for low and high-volume manufacturing in and out of the aerospace sector. Your work will be to coordinate the design and implementation of the manufacturing data network for BETA’s Alia aircraft. You will work with internal design and manufacturing teams as well as our Tier 1 suppliers and other vendors to assist in design for manufacturing.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design of Manufacturing Data Architecture, Equipment Control Systems, middleware integration and scripts necessary to connect BETA’s Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) 
  • Develop data integration specifications, Request for Quote (RFQs) and requirements based on product constraints
  • Lead and be involved in design reviews and provide design guidance to vendors
  • Manage equipment suppliers to deliver a capable well integrated production line
  • Identify and work with external engineering contractors during conception, bid and project execution phases as needed
  • The development and implementation of BETA Engineering/Network Standards
  • Participate in field install and commissioning of equipment.
  • Interface with customers, suppliers, and functional owners to coordinate project activities and remediate project issues.
  • Work closely with BETA Information Technology (IT) department to ensure a high performance and secure manufacturing data network.
  • Accountable for  data system validation and transition handoff to production team with all necessary training and documentation.
  • Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)

  • All around good person and fun to work with
  • Minimum 5 years related experience in a technology-based industry
  • Rapidly concept, design, build, implement and iterate production capable processes
  • Experience developing manufacturing networks and data systems 
  • Experience introducing new systems and new processes into a manufacturing environment
  • Experience Integrating Machines and Equipment with Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) to create a cohesive manufacturing system.
  • Knowledge of automated equipment systems and tools - robotics, vision, controls, data systems, material handling, HMIs, etc.
  • Familiarity with Kepware, PLCs platforms such as Siemens and Allen Bradley a plus
  • Well organized with meticulous attention to detail
  • Comfortable with frequent change of direction, dynamic work environment and a track record of performing under pressure
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