Controls Engineer

PointOne Recruiting Solutions
US-WI-Menomonee Falls
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  • Post Date: Aug 21, 2019
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  • Start Date: 8/6/2019
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Salary: $95,000.00

Job Description

Controls Engineer

Responsible for the design of electrical control circuits along with machine software and programming architecture.


  • Design of complete AC/DC electrical control circuits, network layout, panel layout, and enclosure layouts using AutoCAD.
  • Understanding of electrical switches, relays, pressure sensors, temperature sensors, digital devices, analog devices, etc.
  • Programming of PLC / PAC machine controls and HMI interfaces. May need to work with and modify existing "template" software.
  • Responsible for safety circuit design and understanding of safety categories.
  • Programming of ancillary devices including but not limited to servo systems, robotics, vision, and motion controllers.
  • Perform electrical calculations and prepare equipment or material specifications.
  • Support customer start-ups, factory acceptance testing, and on-site service support as necessary.
  • Assist in ancillary production functions such as purchasing, costing, and assembly.
  • Determine and document bill-of-material lists and order components for specific projects.
  • Work with outside vendors such as electrical panel building shops in order to assure designs are properly executed and schedules maintained.
  • Assist in mechanical assembly, other production duties, or organizational activities (Ex. inventory adjustments, re-arrangement of work areas, etc.) not necessarily directly related to electrical controls, in order to meet deliveries.
  • Provide customer service technical support.
  • Any other duties as assigned.



  • BS in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience
  • Must be able to work independently from supervisor and team with minimal guidance.
  • Understand typical industrial wiring schematics and diagrams.
  • Understanding of basic industrial controls circuitry (emergency stop, typical motor starting circuits).
  • Ability to design using AutoCAD.
  • Specific experience programming industrial PLCs, experience with Allen-Bradley/Rockwell platforms a plus.
  • This position may require travel up to 25% for initial machine installations, site acceptance tests, service work, trade shows, and customer visits.

Contact Details

Name: Jared Smerchek
Ph: 262-886-8000 ext: 232

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