Controls Engineer

Controls Engineer

18 May 2021
Illinois, Chicago, 60601 Chicago USA

Controls Engineer

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Salary: $65,000 - $85,000 per year

A bit about us:

Based in Chicago, we're a global company providing equipment and services for electric power systems. We specialize in the design and manufacture of switching and protection products for electric power transmission and distribution. Our Engineering teams design solutions for a portfolio of products for a wide range of customers including electric utilities and industrial/commercial power users. We offer broad opportunities for advancement, excellent education and training programs, a challenging work environment, and a strong package of pay and benefits.

Why join us?
  • Huge Growth Opportunity
  • competitive Compensation
  • Strong Benefits Exceeding Industry Stardards


Job Details

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Providing electronic engineering and software programming for manufacturing process automation.
  • Connecting PLC and CNC equipment to a networked data collection system.
  • Develop and maintain human-machine interface (HMI) software for manufacturing process automation.
  • Develop and maintain PLC software for manufacturing process control equipment. Evaluate and specify electronic sensors for manufacturing process data acquisition. Oversee sensor installation and startup.
  • Assist maintenance staff with training technicians and maintenance of automation systems.
  • Responsible for training factory and support staff on newly implemented equipment and technology.
  • Work with Lean and manufacturing engineers on production line improvements.
  • Take the lead for updating facilities process and manufacturing data recording and retrieval processes.
  • Develop and support automation initiatives within the manufacturing facilities maintenance group.
  • Assist with the integration and programming of robotics and automation projects provided by third parties.
  • Develop and implement automation and integration methods that improve operations.

To select this job as one of interest to you, at a minimum, you must have the following:
  • Bachelor's degree required (prefer BSEE or BSCS)
  • Experience in writing PLC codes for Rockwell (Allen-Bradley) or other industry standard PLC platforms such as Siemens and GE.
  • Experience in writing HMI code using any of the following software:Wonderware, FactoryTalk View ME/SE, RSView, and other industry standard graphical interfaces.
  • 2+ years experience with HMI and PLC ladder logic.
  • Strong knowledge base of servos, variable frequency drives and PLCs.
  • Experience with industrial process sensors and controls.
  • Experience with PM/TPM improvement implementation.
  • Ability to demonstrated problem solving and team facilitating skills.


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