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Electrical Engineer / Controls Engineer $85-100K

Opportunity Search Inc./ OSI Staffing Services Inc. Dayton, OH
  • Expired: 12 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Position #1

ELECTRICAL ENGINEER (Controls Engineer) - Dayton Ohio area

Essential Job Functions:

  • Generate electrical wiring diagrams, PLC programming, bill of material preparation, sourcing and sizing of hardware and troubleshooting.
  • Act as a customer liaison to clarify customer needs and expectations.
  • Review and ensure conformance to customer specifications,


  • Post-secondary education in Electrical Engineering with a minimum of 5 years of professional work experience in automotive industry process controls.
  • PLC programming platforms, HMI, must be proficient in designing control systems (electrical schematics, etc.) and writing programs.
  • Proficient in Mitsubishi & Omron PLC Software
  • Excellent communication, presentation & interpersonal skills


Position # 2

Senior Plant Electrical Controls Engineer

Responsible for the management and execution of Engineering activities related to automation solutions for production and/or facility equipment. Provide operational support, complex troubleshooting, and optimization for automation equipment, directing and coordinating activities to improve reliability, and applying advanced engineering principles to the design and implementation of new equipment.

  • Support the design, specification, installation, startup and validation of process control systems, electrical systems and instrumentation for capital and upgrade projects. Ensure site specifications are met and that good engineering practices are followed. Coordinate with other engineers, project managers, and suppliers to assure a complete and timely design and implementation
  • Direct more complex group projects - identify, propose and champion creative and constructive solutions articulating the business value created. Monitor and communicate progress on all projects to successfully deliver project scope, timeline and budget objectives.
  • Maintain control over systems by assuring maintenance of system documentation
  • Coordinate with Operations to identify requirements for process controls, develop control strategies and implement.
  • Research new technologies and procedures relative to automation and controls that could be utilized to improve the business and processes.
  • Analyze, compare and select equipment best suited for various applications.
  • Troubleshoot control and instrumentation systems to resolve complex equipment issues.
  • Provide engineering expertise and technical guidance to maintenance to perform repairs, design changes, or other corrections as a result of troubleshooting or performance evaluation.
  • Identify areas of opportunity to improve equipment and component reliability.
  • Mentor peers and site resources on automation and control systems of production equipment.
  • Provide training and technical supervision to instrumentation and electrical personnel for automation control systems.
  • Develop preventative maintenance and additional procedures in support of systems and instruments installed.

Required Experience

  • 6+ years of experience in all areas of process control systems encompassing instrumentation, automated control, and electrical distribution, preferably in the a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience in programming/troubleshooting Machine Control Systems (PLCs). Experience with Allen-Bradley, Modicon, and Siemens S7 PLCs is preferred.
  • Proven ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects and initiatives.
  • Demonstrated successful communication and negotiation skills in order to manage conflicting and/or multiple demands, including ability to present to various level within an organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply analytical skills to identify problems; recognizes symptoms, causes, and alternate solutions and makes timely sound decisions even under risk and uncertainty.
  • Strong Project Management skills coupled with the ability to effectively manage and partner with subordinates, contractors and vendors

Opportunity Search Inc./ OSI Staffing Services Inc.


Dayton, OH