Position Summary:

As a Controls Engineer, you will provide technical expertise and work as a part of a team involved in the design and rebuild of various pieces of equipment involved in the production of plastic buckets. The ideal candidate would be responsible for the entire lifecycle of a project. Your responsibilities will range from performing system requirements analysis, hardware design, PLC programming, integration, verification and commissioning of controls systems. The successful candidate will have controls experience, knowledge of industry standards and current technologies, outstanding communication skills and the ability to meet project requirements.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Programs, troubleshoots and evaluates any design considerations on rebuilt equipment.
  • Designs engineering solutions that meet the Automation Centers requirements while monitoring budget constraints in order to maximize production equipment quality and efficiency.
  • Maintains awareness of and controls project cost, quality, scope and schedule to ensure on time delivery of projects within internal budgets. Prepares any necessary progress reports.
  • Leads or participates in engineering design reviews as required and requested by Management.
  • Conducts R & D activities concerned with integration and testing of electronic/mechanical components and systems and in development of applications.
  • Applies mechanical theory, mechanical testing procedures and related knowledge to layout, build, test, troubleshoot, repair and modify developmental and production equipment.
  • Programs software to configure and/or make modifications to automated systems and process control systems, which will include maintaining a backup library of robotic, PLC and other instrumentation software.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Associate’s degree in Controls/Industrial Engineering or minimum of 5 years equivalent
  • Strong experience with pneumatics, robotics, electrical control systems, automation
  • Experience with injection molding, labeling systems and palletizing a plus
  • Have an above average knowledge of A/C electrical circuits and low voltage D/C electrical circuits and operation.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, wiring diagrams, and device data sheets.
  • Ability to use testing and metering devices.
  • Strong MS Office, and Auto Cad
  • Strong knowledge of Allen Bradley and Siemens PLC programming software
  • Excellent analytical thinking and innovative problem-solving skills
  • Has the ability to multi-task, prioritize in a fast-paced environment


  • Problem solving
  • Persistence
  • Results-Orientated

Job Type
Full-Time Regular
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