Electrical Controls Specialist
Bosch Group
Burlington, Canada
22d ago

Company Description

Bosch Rexroth is one of the world’s leading providers of drive and control technologies. Regardless of the motion task that customers face anywhere in the world, they will always find a Bosch Rexroth team with the local experience and the appropriate know-

how from more than 30 industries and all drive and control technologies. Our associates take on their customers’ challenges with passion and persistence until the right solution is found.

This is what makes Bosch Rexroth a strong, reliable partner for Mobile Applications, Machinery Applications and Engineering and Factory Automation.

As the Drive & Control Company, we develop, produce, and distribute our components and system solutions in over 80 countries.

You’ll find our drive and control technology in a wide variety of applications : From excavators and tractors to CNC woodworking and metal-

cutting machines. You’ll find us in automotive factories, packaging systems for the food industry, medical devices and laboratories.

Job Description

The Electrical Controls Specialist, will offer technical and control support as it relates to the production of Weld Control Panels.

He / she will work in conjunction with the Engineering Application Specialist to develop weld panel final test procedures and to ensure design and control functions have been met during the manufacturing process.

He / she will also work in conjunction with the Panel Tester to ensure any required test procedure updates are properly logged / maintained.

Finally, the successful candidate will assist the manufacturing team members with the training, testing cell hardware upkeep, test equipment selection and production line troubleshooting of control panels.


  • Provide technical assistance as it relates to the programming / function / troubleshooting of the controls that are in our weld panels
  • Validate / create test procedures to ensure manufactured weld panels conform to current Bosch testing criteria
  • Have a complete understanding of the manufacturing test processes and quality control requirements
  • Design and detail all electrical aspects for an electrical weld panel using AutoCad electrical
  • Provide technical support for all electrical drawings and updates as required
  • Find efficient and economical solutions to challenges encountered during the design / production process
  • Complete assigned projects to established target dates
  • Assist as a schematic reviewer to ensure initial concept drawings capture all customer requirements

  • Work within our SAP operating system, to generate weld panel bill of materials (BOMs) and routings, while providing lead-
  • times and concept drawings for sales (quotation package)

  • Keep job files organized and monitor progress during all stages of production
  • Thoroughly check and request changes to schematics and BOMs to improve design and manufacturing efficiency
  • Carefully review customer specifications and job files to fulfill all necessary requirements
  • Have a complete understanding of the manufacturing assembly processes and quality control requirements
  • Assume other activities and responsibilities from time to time as assigned

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering
  • 3-5 years experience in a controls / automation related field
  • Diploma in Electronics / Electrical Engineering
  • C.E.T designation
  • 5-8 year experience in a controls / automation related field

  • P.Eng in Electrical or E.I.T Electrical Disciplines or C.E.T in Electrical Engineering
  • In good standing with PEO / OACETT

  • Fundamental knowledge of AutoCAD Electrical software for electrical circuit design
  • Fundamental knowledge of electrical, electronic components and the reading of schematics
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of CSA and UL electrical standards
  • Ability to perform short circuit current rating calculations / analysis
  • Good understanding of drawings principals, and dimensioning techniques
  • Experience with electrical component selection and placement as it relates to control panel layout
  • Strong understanding of Industry Fieldbus exposure (i.e DeviceNet, Ethernet IP, Profibus topologies, setup, and troubleshooting)
  • PLC programming familiarity of IEC 61131-3 programming languages
  • Solid field commissioning and troubleshooting experience
  • Industry exposure to spot welding / robot control practices
  • Good organizational skills and able to stay focused given multiple deadlines
  • Exposure to root cause analysis finding and reporting
  • Strong technical background and aptitude
  • SAP, PP module knowledge
  • Above average communication and technical document writing skills
  • Proficiency with computers and software (e.g. Windows, Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, Adobe Acrobat, Visio)
  • Ability to multitask and able to schedule and coordinate multiple projects while maintaining project deadlines
  • Familiarity with using a multi meter, oscilloscope and hi-pot tester
  • Willingness to commute to customer sites as needed (if design issues arise)
  • Preference will be given to someone with these additional skills :

  • 3D Inventor software experience
  • Capable of generating 3D point-to-point wire harness designs
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and ability to generate vendor 2D / 3D detail fabrication drawings
  • Additional Information

    By choice, we are committed to a diverse workforce and are an equal opportunity employer. Bosch Rexroth welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.

    Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in the selection process.

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