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Controls Engineer

Mega Manufacturing Rockford, IL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Job Description:
Design and support electrical and software systems for MegaFab’s line of laser cutting, plasma cutting , and punching machines. The successful candidate must have experience with CNC controls, pneumatics, and hydraulics, and be highly motivated with a willingness to learn multiple software platforms.

Educational Requirements:
• BSEE , BSEET or Technical College with applicable work experience
• 5yrs of Industry Experience – preferably with machine tools

Technology Requirements:
• Siemens 840D Control
o Programming and operation, STEP-7
• WIN CC Visulation Software
• Working knowledge of hydraulic circuits
• Working knowledge of pneumatic circuits
• Working knowledge of EPLAN electrical design software
• CAD experience

Additional Preferred Technologies:
• Beckhoff PLC system
o Programming and operation, utilizing structured text
• Indusoft Visulation Software
• Programming experience with high level language, Visual Basic , C++
• Understanding of basic network communication
Travel Requirements: up to 25%, both domestic and international

Personal Skills:
• Possess good organizational skills and meet deadlines
• Ability to work independently and in a team environment with in-house personnel and supplier teams
• Ability to work on multiple projects

Job Responsibilities:
• Design, review and troubleshoot electrical schematic circuits and layouts to meet appropriate standards and application requirements
• Design and write logic for new options and machines
• Design for CNC controls and servo systems
• Review and generate bill of materials for new products and existing equipment
• Design of Electrical Panel, component selection, 3-phase power, motor control
• Support distributed product lines with multiple CNC and PLC platforms
• Support machine assembly and field service operations
• Assist with field installation of new designs when necessary
• Design with current standards, NEC, NFPA, UL, CSA, CE

▪ competitive salary compensation plan
▪ comprehensive benefits package

Mega Manufacturing

MegaFab is a leading U.S. manufacturer of machine tool and metal processing equipment with a proud and successful 139-year history. MegaFab is comprised of the Piranha, W.A. Whitney and Bertsch brands of machine tools – the product offerings include fiber laser cutting machines, combination punch/plasma fabrication centers, plasma cutting machines, ironworkers, press brakes, bending rolls, section rolls, and structural punching equipment and tooling. MegaFab combines the respective resources of all three brands, bringing greater manufacturing efficiencies, more innovations, and higher customer service levels for metal fabricators throughout the world. To learn more, visit


650 Race St, Rockford IL 61105
Rockford, IL