The Controls Engineer will develop automation solutions and participate in various phases of automation projects including creating design specifications, software configuration and testing, as well as commissioning and start-up of a variety of automated manufacturing processes and equipment. The ideal candidate will have a track record of proficiency with control systems and a proven ability to troubleshoot. Other responsibilities will include supporting new and existing clients with daily manufacturing automation activities possibly in a staff augmentation role.
- Strong knowledge of field instrumentation, control system installation and configuration.
- Experience working in a manufacturing facility is highly desired.
- Your professional experience will demonstrate your computer skills, ability to handle multiple projects, communication skills, ability to diagnose automation problems and interact with teams, clients and vendors.
- Other preferred experience includes: machine safety applications, electrical power distribution and control panel design.
- Must have experience in one or more of the following PLC programming applications; Rockwell Automation RSLogix 5000 or Siemens Step7, AutoCAD, Allen Bradley Hardware.
- Candidate should also possess some experience in one or more of the following HMI software applications; Rockwell Automation FactoryTalk View, Ignition, Siemens WinCC, Wonderware InTouch or System Platform.
- 5 - 8 years of direct experience as a controls engineer working on automated processes/system integration.
- A solid understanding of engineering documentation such as P&IDs, process flow diagrams and standard operating procedures.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
- A Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering or Science discipline or equivalent combination of education and technical experience.
- Up to 40 - 60% overnight travel may be required to support project installation and start-up activities, attend Client meetings, Design Group management meetings, company sponsored training and industry related seminars, forums or conventions.