Controls Engineer

  (#10607) - Wisconsin
Industry: Metal Stamping

United Employment Group is seeking a Controls Engineer at a Metal Stamping plant in Wisconsin.


LOCATION: Wisconsin
SALARY: $90-100K (DOE)
MUST HAVE: PLC Program Experience

The Controls Engineer is responsible for supporting the development of existing and new automated manufacturing equipment within the facility. Responsible for the development and compliance of controls, electrical specifications and safety requirements for all new equipment and existing equipment retrofits and responsible for hands on implementation of controls systems.

  • Specify and verify controls requirements on new equipment and existing equipment retrofits including maintenance of accurate controls drawings and documentation.
  • Support new equipment controls development through validation, start-up, and continuous process improvement.
  • Install controls systems or retrofits on new and existing equipment.
  • Support PLC maintenance and programming on Allen Bradley and systems.
  • Develop and execute strategic plans to improve controls support capability of equipment maintenance group.
  • Manage activities of multiple contractors to ensure site standards are upheld.
  • Participates in Continual Improvement Process.
  • Transfer customer specifications to design engineering and provide expertise concerning design issues discovered during the sample/prototype process.
  • Transfer customer specifications to internal documents to aid in our ability to satisfy the customer's expectations, and utilize mechanical engineering tools and methods to provide effective direction to the Tool Design team to assure robust and cost effective tooling solutions.
  • Coordinate assigned new development and improvement programs involving automation with manufacturing to assure effective completion.
  • Provide customer design engineers with a technical point of contact for design feasibility of new products or modifications to existing products and processes.


  • High level of controls aptitude & attention to detail
  • Ability to visualize the configuration of components equipment needed
  • Excellent oral, written and documentation skills
  • Strong Mechanical aptitude, strong problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Have the ability to work independently on multiple projects.
  • Must possess appropriate communication skills allowing direct interaction with outside suppliers, internal Managers and Sr. Management and foster teamwork among all employees and demonstrates a willingness to share skills and information with others.
  • Must be extremely proficient with Devicenet, RSLogix500/5000, Factory Talk View Studio, Panel Builder 32 and Twin CAT.
  • Knowledge of change control and validation is desired.
  • Strong understanding of sensors.
  • Business computer literacy skills (e.g., word processing, spreadsheets, database software etc.)
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Must be able to perform risk assessments in a timely manner and act accordingly.
  • Blend knowledge and analysis with logic, active listening, and a continuing interest in simplification.
  • "Get things done" attitude.
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