Controls Engineer

Greater Chicagoland Area


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Type: Permanent

Experience: Experienced Professional (Non-Manager)

Education: Bachelor's Degree

Category: Engineering

Industry: Manufacturing & Dist / Industrial Automation / Tool & Die

Salary: $80,000-$120,000

Reference ID: 630

Date Posted: 12/10/2022

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Position: Electrical Controls Engineer

Location: Suburban Chicago, IL

Position: #630

Bored? Want to be part of an engineering team that delivers complex and custom automation solutions to OEMs in a wide range of industries?

Growth? Would you like to build upon your technical and controls engineering skills in an eventual leadership role?

Paying more? Tired of paying increasing medical premiums for less and less coverage?

If so, then let's connect to discuss this controls engineering role.
Our client is a growing and profitable Chicago area custom automation systems manufacturer. They're known as a leader in their industry and are looking for an experienced electrical controls engineer who is ready to grow with them and take on new and challenging custom automation systems engineering projects.

Client Overview
  • A leading designer, manufacturer, and integrator of custom automation systems
  • Known for being the best in design concept, technology and process to deliver solutions to complex problems
  • A local company with a cutting edge manufacturing facility to offer machining, fabrication, assembly, and system testing services
Position Overview
  • Review customer machinery specifications, drawings, and documentation to determine the best overall control solution to meet or exceed requirements
  • Responsible for the overall development of PLC controls architecture for complex automation systems
  • Provide technical support and work with electrical designers implementing the overall electrical machinery design
  • Work with and support mechanical engineering teams to ensure synergistic conformance between mechanical and electrical control systems
  • Research and specify purchased components and sub-systems to meet system design requirements
  • Work with project teams to identify and debug machinery software and electrical issues before customer acceptance runs
  • Provide training and installation support at customer sites
Candidate Requirements
  • Bachelors Degree in electrical engineering required
  • More than 3 years electrical engineering experience with the design and integration of PLC control systems used in custom machinery
  • Proficiency with Allen Bradley PLCs, HMIs, servo controls, and machine visions (Cognex/Keyence) systems
  • Strong interpersonal as well as verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to travel as needed approximately 20% of the time

Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without restrictions
Be assured that resumes will be kept strictly confidential until we speak about a specific opportunity and agree to send it to a client of ours. If your experience matches our client's requirements we will contact you immediately.

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