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Posting ID: JP-002148148

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The Controls System Tech(CST) is responsible for support within the fulfillment center operations, focusing on maintaining, troubleshooting and modifying material handling controls systems equipment to ensure operational performance of material handling equipment such as conveyors, sortation systems, scanners, cameras, print and apply systems, and SCADA devices and programs.


•Maintain, troubleshoot and modify software programs for material handling control systems, including PLC/PC controllers and industrial networks such as Ethernet, ControlNet, DeviceNet, Probus, motor control systems, servo drives, frequency drives, and electrical distribution systems.

•Act as first level escalation support for the (Controls Specialist Technician) CST teams. Appropriately escalate downtime situations to vendors or headquarters for support to restore equipment operation.

•Monitor MHE metrics and partner with facilities/operations for system performance issues both within assigned (Fulfillment Center) FC and with like systems in similar FC systems.

•Apply subject matter expertise in material handling and electronic systems to maximize building utilization of systems.

•Perform and Utilize FC System Assessments to assess material handling system performance.

•Partner with Facility Operations leadership, equipment vendors and parts suppliers to plan and coordinate new technology installations. Act as the technical consultant for capital projects inside the building.

•Utilize FC network support resources for guidance and assistance, and provide assistance to peers, as needed.

•Communicate technical issues and project timelines with building leadership, operations and the maintenance team. Explain production impacts and work closely with operations and engineering to ensure a thorough understanding of impact to systems.


•Ability to identify, maintain, troubleshoot, and modify AB RS LOGIX 5000 PLC's and PLC components, HMI components, control network components, and Motor Controls (including motor starters, Variable Frequency Drives, DC drives, and standard electrical components)

•Industrial electrical hands-on experience and troubleshooting, including 480V 3-phase, 110 VAC, and 24VDC systems

•Ability to interpret and modify drawings both mechanical and electrical

•Ability to identify, maintain, and utilize SCADA systems and (Key Performance Indicators) KPI's


•Prior training experience

•Ability to program PLC's from scratch

•Experience supporting a wide range of different conveyors and sortation systems

•Experience with industrial robotics (system components and controls)

•Experience with AR/AS (automated retrieval/automated storage) systems

•Project management experience

•Understand concepts and messaging protocols within Warehouse Management System Software / warehouse control systems concepts

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

-BSEE or BSEET would be preferred for this role, but they are also open to an Associates in EE or EET (candidates with degrees from a tech school work well) -5+ years of relevant experience maintaining control systems in a production or distribution factors

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: Jean Chambers

Phone: (410) 579-3072


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