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Controls Engineer

By August 24, 2023No Comments

Controls engineers are responsible for ensuring that plants create the best products possible in the most efficient manner. They are highly analytical and use these skills to examine and improve processes in order to increase productivity. At the same time, they are responsible for ensuring that all equipment is properly maintained. As they perform these functions, controls engineers must also be able to work with other departments and external parties to create and implement processes to increase the plant’s efficiency.

Controls Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Analyze plant processes, design and implement improvements.
  • Troubleshooting issues with hardware and processes.
  • Plan preventative maintenance.
  • Work with others to detect problems and implement solutions.
  • Maintain quality and safety standards are upheld.

Controls Engineer Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, electrical, manufacturing, or mechanical engineering preferred.
  • 2-4 years of experience in a related field.
  • Technical proficiency in some software applications.
  • Strong cause-effect analytical abilities to solve problems.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Required Skills:

  • Robotics (ABB, Kuka, Yaskawa) –
  • Allen Bradley RSlogix 500, 5000,
  • FactoryTalk View Studio
  • Allen Bradley PanelBuilder32
  • Omron CX-Programmer,
  • Omron NT-series Support Tool
  • DeviceNet / EthernetIP
  • PLC / HMI Programming
  • Robot Programming