Controls Engineer

Job Requisition: 6901

Controls Engineer (Direct Hire)

Germantown, WI

Job Requisition: 6901

Description for Controls Engineer:

Our global manufacturing organization has an available opportunity for a full-time Controls Engineer within our production facility. The Controls Engineer is responsible for the support of electrical control circuits along with machine software and programming architecture in the production environment.

Responsibilities for Controls Engineer:

  • Support of AC/DC electrical control circuits, network layouts, panel layouts, and enclosure layouts within the molding production environment.
  • Lead electrical training and knowledge sharing activities for plant technical staff, including Automation Technicians, Maintenance Technicians, and others.
  • Understanding of electrical switches, relays, pressure sensors, temperature sensors, digital devices, analog devices, etc.
  • Knowledge and support in programming of PLC / PAC machine controls and HMI interfaces. 
  • Responsible for support of safety circuits and understanding of safety categories.
  • Support with programming of ancillary devices including but not limited to servo systems, robotics, vision, and motion controllers.
  • Performing electrical calculations and prepare equipment or material specifications.
  • Support plant start-ups, acceptance testing, and on-site service support.
  • Assist in mechanical assembly, other production duties, or organizational activities
  • Any other duties as assigned. 

Requirements for Controls Engineer:

  • BS in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • 2-5 years of experience is preferred
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal guidance
  • Understand typical industrial wiring schematics and diagrams.
  • Understanding of basic industrial controls circuitry (emergency stop, typical motor starting circuits).
  • General software structure and programming knowledge & experience (knowledge of loops, Boolean logic, conditional statements, etc.).
  • Experience programming industrial PLCs, experience with Allen-Bradley/Rockwell platforms a plus.
  • Must be proficient using RSLogix software.

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