Controls Design Engineer

Confidential Company  •  Bakersfield, CA
$80K - $90K
Posted on 11/08/17 by Ron Easky
Confidential Company
Bakersfield, CA
Business Services
$80K - $90K
Posted on 11/08/17 Ron Easky

Job Title:                             Controls Design Engineer II

Bakersfield, Calif


Summary: The Controls Design Engineer II works to ensure that automation systems, equipment and control systems are integrated to function optimally to support the processes they are governing. This positions boundary is not narrowly defined, and the Controls Design Engineer II must be prepared for hands-on work to do what it takes to make things work.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


•            Works to maintain standardized processes and automation systems and creates bills of material that are designed to function in like processes across the organization (Best and Standard Practices)

•            Engages vendors and contractors relevant to automation control systems and equipment to leverage the Company’s buying power and to protect the integrity of the assets and cost effective integration of automation processes.

•            Assists automation projects to move forward per Continuing Improvement plans and goals. This is a hands-on position, and the job is not done until the equipment and control systems work; 

•            Works closely with otherEngineering personnel, IT personnel, control system programmers, fabrication staff, Maintenance, equipment vendors and consultants to ensure optimal alignment of automation projects;

•            Functions as backup person for various functions with the Engineering team;

•            Represents the Continuous Improvement team in a courteous, friendly, and professional manner;




•            BS degree in Engineering or equivalent experiencepreferred;

•            Demonstrated factory automation experience, preferably including robotic automation solutions;

•            Automation software and PLC / ladder logic programming experience. Rockwell, SCADA and process control system programming experience, a plus;

•            Demonstrated ability to be detail oriented and have a proven ability to organize, analyze, set priorities, and multi task in a fast paced environment;

•            Demonstrated success in working in a team environment supporting manufacturing and maintenance/fabrication;

•            Demonstrated CAD skills at intermediate to expert user level;

•            Demonstrated skills with Robotic materials handling including robotic machine loading / unloading, a plus;

•            Control panel design experience, a plus;

•            Start-up and troubleshootingexperience, a plus;

•            Team Leadership Experience

•            Project Management Experience


Leadership Ability:

•            Ability to resolve automation issues/problems to internal customers’ satisfaction;

•            Ability to carry out projects meeting timing and budget requirements;


Computer Skills:

•            Ability and knowledge in Microsoft office applications (word, excel, and power point);

•            Ability to learn and carry out functions in MS Project;

•            Ability to use CAD at a high functioning level;


Client may pay partial relo cost for the right person.

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