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Controls Engineer in Grand Rapids, MI at Genesys Talent LLC

Date Posted: 3/18/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Our partners at have a need for a Controls Engineer to fill a direct hire opportunity with room for advancement in the Grand Rapids area. Ideal candidates will have an engineering degree in Electrical Engineering with at least two years of PLC programming experience, but all levels of experience will be considered. Project Engineering experience is desired.

Responsibilities of the Controls Engineer

  • Design, program, troubleshoot and modify controls for new machines and retrofits.
  • Program HMI’s, vision systems and robotics.
  • Program Allen Bradley RSLogix5000 and Siemens S7 Controls.
  • Design electrical schematics and control panels using AutoCAD Electrical.
  • Order appropriate components for projects.
  • Assist in solving problems involving process and control systems.
  • Run projects from concept through installation.
  • Work along side with Controls Designers, Machine Designers and Project Managers to ensure projects are accurate and completed to expectations.

Requirements of the Controls Engineer

  • Some college training; preferably a BSEE degree
  • Minimum of 2 years of PLC, HMI and Robotics programming experience
  • Able to read and understand electrical schematics
  • Able to learn quickly and to retain new information
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, a good attitude and strong work ethic
  • Able to travel 5 - 10%
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Strong communications skills
  • Must be a US Citizen or have a Green Card

Compensation and Benefits for the Controls Engineer

  • Salary: $75,000.00 to $110,000.00 /year
  • Very competitive hourly pay, 401k, medical insurance and room for advancement.