Software Controls Engineer

at View, Inc. in Olive Branch, Mississippi, United States

Job Description

View, Inc. (NASDAQ: VIEW) is on a mission to transform buildings to improve human health and address climate change. We started by revitalizing something that hasn’t changed for centuries-the everyday window-and in so doing, built the technology foundation for responsive buildings that are more experiential, more human-centric, and more energy-efficient.

View Smart Windows use artificial intelligence to automatically adjust in response to the sun, eliminating the need for blinds to increase access to natural light and views, while improving thermal comfort. They also transform into transparent displays for remote collaboration, internet browsing and more-and come with a cloud-connected smart building platform that can easily be extended to improve indoor cellular coverage, enhance building security, and completely reimagine the occupant experience. The impact of our products is profound. View buildings are 20% more energy-efficient, and research has shown that employees working next to View Smart Windows experience half as many headaches, enjoy 37 more minutes of sleep per night, and are significantly more productive. Companies around the world-including Google, Netflix, Uber, Walmart, Stanford Health Care, and countless others-have already designed our products into 75M square feet of buildings. And we are just getting started! OUR CULTURE AND VALUES We are committed to our culture. We actively use our culture in how we conduct business.

+ Safety First

+ Customer Obsession

+ Drive for Excellence

+ Always Learn

+ Communicate Directly

+ Succeed as a Team

POSITION SUMMARY View is seeking an experienced Controls Engineer for employment in its first high-volume manufacturing facility in Olive Branch, MS. The new facility will produce revolutionary electrochromic insulated glass units for use in commercial and residential windows. The successful candidate will support the operations of a world class smart factory by identifying opportunities for improvements in machine and process controls. The candidate will also be responsible for determining automation engineering design issues by evaluating current automation equipment against new concepts and technology; studying project objectives; analyzing production requirements; evaluating similar and related automation applications, information technology systems and engineering and mechanical processes; identifying and establishing performance standards. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES Responsibilities include process control system design, control panel engineering, SCADA, PLC and HMI programming, start-up support of integrated control systems.

+ Join a strong technical team that supports a PVD glass coating line. Drive improvements to the PVD line to meet uptime, throughput, and yield goals through equipment and process enhancements.

+ Requires excellent analytical and problem-solving skills to be applied in electrical design, programming and troubleshooting of process equipment. Experience with Allen-Bradley PLCs, Rockwell Automation RSLogix 5000 and Studio 5000 Logix Designer, Panel View HMIs, FactoryTalk View SE and ME, and Industrial Communication Networks, Experience with Mitsubishi PLCs and GX Works2/3 is a big plus.

+ Experience with Wonderware/Aveva Historian and Intouch, motion control, and Vision applications is a plus.

+ Partner with process engineering, mechanical engineering, equipment engineering, and operations to test, approve, and track any equipment change.

+ Analyze processes to identify improvement opportunities, quantify financial return on investment, and manage project implementation.

+ Support maintenance team with root cause analysis, corrective action, design, and development for complex or capital-intensive solutions to reliability issues.

+ Assist in the training of the maintenance staff to support the repair of the equipment.

+ Candidates need to possess good communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with all levels of management, clients, and vendors. Candidate should also be self-motivated and capable of working in a project team environment

+ Assist on-shift maintenance technicians for solving equipment issues.

+ Create documentation (SOPs, troubleshooting guides, PM procedures) to support maintenance activities on the equipment.


+ 5+ years’ experience in automation/controls engineering

+ Design Skills, Analyzing Information, General Math Skills, Verbal Communication, Power Tools, CAD, Attention to Detail, Technical Zeal, Quick Study, Quality Focus

+ Key contributor in development and sustaining of electrochromic processing equipment

+ Ability to think creatively on one’s feet to quickly produce and deliver unique solutions to difficult problems

+ Hands-on trouble shooting skills and good problem-solving skills required

+ Semiconductor capital equipment/vacuum sputter process equipment experience is a plus

+ Semiconductor metrology equipment/laser scribe equipment/other industrial equipment experience a big plus

+ Experience specifying, integrating, and deploying production equipment, esp. sputter production equipment, highly desired

EDUCATION B.S. in Mechanical, Electrical, or Computer Engineering or equivalent work experience View, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer
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Job Posting: JC247611021

Posted On: Sep 10, 2023

Updated On: Oct 27, 2023

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