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Projects Controls Engineer

Golf, Illinois
13 Sep 2023

Our client, an automotive manufacturing line controls integrator, is seeking a Controls Engineer to supplement their team. As a Controls Engineer, you'll be supporting the integration of PLC-based automation Manufacturing lines. Experience with integrating and debugging machines with robotics, servos, and VFDs into actual manufacturing lines within the automotive industry is helpful.

Job Title: Controls Engineer
Location: Rolling Meadows, IL
Pay Rate: $55.00 - $65.00/hr. plus OT
Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k

About the Role:

  • Lead the design and development of PLC-based software programs tailored to customer and project requirements, following standard ATS programming methods.
  • Oversee an integration team during the debug and commissioning of control systems at the facility, as well as during the system integration stage at the customer's site during installation.
  • Travel as needed to customer and supplier locations for installation, commissioning, and training activities.
  • Work closely with customers, project managers, designers, toolmakers, and electricians to troubleshoot and solve problems, ensuring the delivery of complete and fully functional automation systems.
  • Select, test, and integrate hardware and software components, including robots, analog devices, motion controllers, sensors, vision systems, and lasers, to ensure seamless system integration.
  • A post-secondary engineering degree, diploma, or equivalent, specializing in electrical, systems, or computer engineering.
  • 5 years of experience with systems integration and programming within the automation industry.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading projects from concept to completion.
  • Strong programming, mechanical, and electrical problem-solving skills.
  • In-depth understanding of mechanical systems and their interactions.

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  • Job Reference: 1112564609-2
  • Date Posted: 13 September 2023
  • Recruiter: Manpower Engineering
  • Location: Golf, Illinois
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering