• Title
    Vision Applications Engineer
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Electrical
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood Automation and Controls is recruiting a Vision Applications Engineer in Wixom, MI for a future need. Individual must have experience in machine vision or electrical controls environments with respect to design, engineering and field start up.


    U.S. Only: Authorization to work permanently int he U.S. without sponsorship required.


    Knowledge of internal hardwire and logic standards, optical designs, design logic, camera logic and PLC logic a must.




    • Optics knowledge
    • Cognex In-Sight spreadsheet programming
    • Siemens PLC logic

    TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: 30 % travel minimum, domestic & international opportunities

    Skills / Qualifications

    • BSEE or related field
    • 3 years of industry experience
    • Review Projects including quotes, job specifications and resolve any quote to job specifications differences
    • Generating and documenting vision feasibility studies both in the lab and in the field
    • System Architecture including investigating new approaches to vision related problems
    • Reviewing specifications and standard practices. Included in this are the internal hardwired and logic standards, as well as, general specifications and scope of work
    • Design requirements that include; Establishing optical designs, generating system mechanical layouts, generating a sequence of operations, reviewing cycle time studies and , generation of design packages, design logic, Camera logic, PLC Logic and Entering descriptions
    • Material responsibilities include; advance material order, specifying Vision material, Specifying Panel Material, Writing material EBM's
    • Assisting in installation
    • Debugging with no additional support
    • Coordinate Launch and Standby
    • AsBuilts
    • Gather Baseline Data per Specifications
    • Complete Quality Defect Report
    • Ability to work independently and in a team atmosphere

    CEC Controls is a Wood Automation and Controls company.

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com  

    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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