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Controls Engineer



Posting ID: JP-001969125

Full Time
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The Controls Engineer will be responsible for programming new equipment and machines coming into the facility and keeping the equipment running by troubleshooting and making appropriate edits where necessary. They will have to program from scratch at times.

They will be working on light assembly machines, some small stamping presses and molding machines. Types of machines: bold drivers, winders, fasteners, linear slides and servos.

Day to day will be spent overseeing the assigned assembly lines, providing overall plant support, design of control systems for new assembly lines, completing electrical designs, programming PLCs, working in Panelview, doing machine integration, working on switches, designing panels, troubleshooting, programming servos and robots.

They will also be responsible for any kaizen activities and improvements on the production line. They will be working directly with the engineering team also with ethernet to help all of the systems communicate.

The breakdown of this position will be as follows:

30% of the time they will be programming PLC's

20% of the time will be in an office setting working with the team, in and out of meetings

50% of the time will be spent on the plant floor troubleshooting machines and PLC's


Controls engineer, plc, programmable logic controller, Allen Bradley, electrical engineer, Electrical Design, Allen-Bradley, Automation, HMI, Programming, Plc programming, Robotics, Design, Autocad, Troubleshooting, Debug

Top Skills Details:

PLC Programming

Allen Bradley



*Ability to program from scratch

*Proficient in Allen Bradley

*Ability to design in AutoCAD (panel design)

*Must meeting physical demands of job (because this is a factory job, this person needs to be mobile. there will be times they are on their feet all day and other times they will have to fit into a machine or cage to fix something)


*Automotive manufacturing experience

*Engineering Degree

*Siemens, Omron or Mitsubishi

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Contact Information

Recruiter: Shafer, Laura


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