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Automation Controls Engineer - PLC Focus

Amtec Inc. Chandler, AZ
  • Expired: 11 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

This role would spearhead the controls software design and development for custom, automatic assembly and test equipment projects from concept to acceptance working with project managers, mechanical engineering team, and clients.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Develop both PC and PLC based controls systems
  • Architect, write, and debug PLC ladder logic and code with an emphasis on generating software that is organized, structured, documented, maintainable, and reusable
  • Create and prepare control system testing plans for Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT) and Site Acceptance Testing (SAT) in accordance with design requirements, company protocols, processes, and procedures
  • Implement reliable safety systems for safeguarding manufacturing systems
  • Create machine interactions with plant-wide Manufacturing Execution System (MES)
  • Provide field support to commission the control systems, perform SAT, provide system training to client personnel, and troubleshooting
  • Design and maintain operating documentation that thoroughly describes all aspects of the intended design following company document standards
  • Assist with mentoring, coaching, and developing junior software team members


  • BS/MS Engineering Degree with major concentration in Controls, Computer Control Systems, Mechatronic, Automation, Electrical, or equivalent
  • 5+ years’ experience as a hands-on Controls or Robotics Engineer working on automation and/or electromechanical systems preferred
  • Advanced proficiency programming industrial equipment such as Allen Bradley RSLogix 5000, Siemens S7/TIA Portal, HMI/GUI, AB Panelview, Ignition, AB DeviceNet, Ethernet IP, Profinet, and Safety Rate Field Bus Networks
  • Demonstrated excellence in multi-station PLC programming
  • Wide exposure to production machinery
  • Experience programming Cartesian, SCARA and Articulated robots (Fanuc, Denso, ABB)
  • In depth experience with Vision Systems (Cognex, Keyence, Fanuc)

Amtec Inc.

Why Work Here?

Recognized for excellence several times by some of the most trusted organizations in the country.

At Amtec, we care about you and your career. Since 1959, we have changed the lives of thousands of people for the better - people just like you. It is our goal to help you find meaningful work by matching your character, competence, and culture with an organization that truly values what you have to offer. Whether you want a contract assignment, a temp-to-perm job, or a regular full-time position, we are here to be your partner throughout your whole career.


505 E Alamo Dr
Chandler, AZ
85225 USA