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Controls Engineer

Location: Plymouth, Minnesota 55447
Posted:Wed, November 06, 2019
Salary:US$80000 - US$100000 per year
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Opportunity Highlights

  • The Controls Engineer role will provide expertise in robotic electrical controls design and implementation.
  • Work with the sales team to provide custom controls designs which meet the requirements of our customers.
  • Improve and upgrade existing control systems as required by changing technology and increasing complexity of product mix.
  • Develop embedded software for specified products.

Overview of Primary Expectations

  • Performs conceptual design of packaging machinery and systems controls, including component selection, system integration, programming and development of product documentation
  • Supports equipment sales by translating marketing specifications and customer needs into cost effective control solutions that meet internal and external requirements
  • Write PLC and HMI code for packaging machinery using Allen Bradley
  • Write structured text robotic code for palletizer lines
  • Works with suppliers to properly specify components, investigate new technology and procure parts/systems for prototype projects
  • Interacts with field service technicians and production to validate control designs and address improvements
  • Train technicians and production as necessary to support new designs
  • Travel to customer sites as required to support installations and resolve customer issues that service techs cannot resolve on their own
  • Efficiently and accurately create software for Robotic Palletizers
  • Design control panels for various machines

Education and Experience Requirements

  • 2-year Automated Systems and Robotics Degree required.
  • 4-year degree in Electrical Engineering or related field strongly preferred
  • 3-8 years' experience with controls design, robotic programming, HMI programming, variable speed drive and servo control.
  • Experience with Solidworks and/or AutoCAD a plus.
  • Ability to travel approximately 15%.

If interested, please email your resume to

Experis is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA)

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