• Electrical Controls Systems Engineer

    The Electrical Controls Systems Engineer evaluates current and future needs for the asset management of automation electrical controls systems. Primarily, but limited to plan, perform unplanned, planned, preventative, predictive and corrective electrical maintenance to core process and auxiliary equipment in a continuous process manufacturing facility.

    • Leads/supports internal Project and Process Engineers, Maintenance & Production personnel, OEMs, vendors, and contractors to design, install, interface, start up new equipment and process controls including: electrical component selection and approval, electrical design approval, software assessments & modifications, machine acceptance testing and problem identification and resolution.
    • Performs high level troubleshooting, in-depth critical thinking, and utilizes all internal & external resources to solve any electrical, mechanical or process problem. Leads & assists others in troubleshooting machinery, equipment, components and programs including PLC’s HMI’s Servo systems and Robotics.
    • Assists Production, Maintenance, and Engineers to meet daily priorities, coverage, and special projects. Will lead several of these projects.
    • Leads Controls support during machine installations and upgrades. This includes interfacing auxiliary equipment, identifying and correcting errors in programming and wiring and ensuring vendors and contractors are meeting our needs and expectations.
    • Expected to keep abreast of all of the new controls technologies, industry trends, health and safety regulations and standards that affect current operations.
    • Proactively identifies opportunities to increase production operation performance, then initiates and oversees projects through completion.
    • Provides technical and operating training to production, warehouse, and other personnel as needed. Shares knowledge and techniques with team members and coordinates the training of new personnel.
    • Assists in project planning and forecasting as part of budgeting process.
    • Provide training of Maintenance Technicians with new control equipment or schedule outside training to enhance troubleshooting skills.
    • Organize equipment documentation from OEMs, produced documents and troubleshooting guides.
    • Develop Safety Procedures for installed machines – Lock-Out /Tag-Out for operations and maintenance personnel.

    Qualifications & Requirements ​​

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics/Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related engineering field
    • Minimum of 5 years of industrial controls experience.  
    • Advanced knowledge of electrical theory and principles of operation.
    • Personal Computer skills including specific controls programming software and basic e-mail, word processing, spreadsheet applications, and project management software.