Manufacturing Controls Engineer

1 month ago
# of Openings
Jason Adkins
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  • Electrical/Controls specification and design of both hardware and software, program, installation support, debug, and continuous improvement of manufacturing equipment and tools.
  • Providing technical direction to and oversight of outside vendor sources.
  • Providing technical direction to and informal training to machine operators and service personnel.
  • Updating and maintaining controls documentation for new and existing manufacturing equipment and tools.
  • Providing technical support and troubleshooting of manufacturing equipment and tools.
  • This individual will be a highly motivated and self-disciplined individual, responsible for program/project execution and plant floor production support of machine control, vision systems, and CNC systems.
  • This individual will work in a manufacturing environment where a considerable amount of independent problem solving, creativity, and initiative is needed.


  • 5+ years of experience as an Electrical/Controls Engineer
  • Strong technical knowledge of electrical/control systems and the ability to apply these concepts within a manufacturing environment.
  • Demonstrated basic understanding of mechanical concepts involving machine design. Knowledge of process requirements for a manufacturing system is desired.
  • Ability to specify, estimate, design and program controls hardware/software, integrate, install, commission, and create electrical/controls documentation for manufacturing equipment.
  • Experienced in Allen Bradley/Rockwell Automation PLC and HMI design and programming.
  • Knowledge of communication protocols such as Ethernet, EthernetIP, Devicenet, Remote I/O, DH+, DH485, RS232, etc.
  • Experienced in Fanuc CNC systems
  • Experienced in Siemens Step 7 and 840D system
  • Knowledge of servo motors, servo motion control, and variable frequency drives.
  • Ability to design and troubleshoot electrical controls systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage challenging projects and assignments, and changing priorities with a high level of autonomy and accountability for results.
  • Proficient in the use of a personal computer and common application such as Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.
  • Experience creating electrical designs and panel layouts in AutoCad or AutoCad Electrical.
  • Demonstrates initiative by identifying opportunities to improve production throughput in areas of responsibility.
  • Ability to work effectively in a cross functional team environment. Ability to effectively communicate, and express ideas and concerns to all persons with candor and respect. 
  • Some travel to equipment suppliers may be required.


Preferred Experience

  • Experience with Cognex & Keyence vision systems.
  • Experience with laser marking systems.
  • Familiar with GE PLC system
  • Experience with Visual Basic programming
  • High level of project management skills
  • Strong working knowledge of hydraulics and pneumatics
  • Prior work experience as an Electrical/Controls Engineer in the automotive manufacturing field
  • Experience in control systems relating to high speed assembly processes


Bachelor's degree in engineering or equivalent experience


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