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Senior Controls Engineer - 1908

PREMIER System Integrators Nashville, TN
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

The Senior Control Systems Engineer position oversees and performs the design, programming, documentation, testing, and commissioning of control system projects. They also contribute to overall team performance by training/mentoring associates, providing technical assistance, and improving processes and standards.


  • Provide application/control systems design and development for systems of varying complexity.
  • Develop and evaluate alternative system solutions that meet stated requirements.
  • Modify program/system logic involving multiple systems and subsystems.
  • Develop proficiency in several programming languages and control device networks for PLCs, PCs, or DCS systems.
  • Interact with customers to gain an understanding of the business environment. Defines scope, plans and deliverables for assigned work.
  • Work successfully in a matrix structure; focused strongly on customer service and personal growth.
  • Regional travel 25%

Minimum Requirements:

  • BS or MS in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering from an accredited college/university or equivalent experience.
  • 7+ years work experience in industrial controls and system integration with a strong focus on software design and programming.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, have excellent attention to detail and be willing and able to learn new technologies quickly.
  • Material handling or process control design, development, and troubleshooting experience.
  • Rockwell ControlLogix PLC Programming experience.
  • Networking experience including - EtherNet/IP, ControlNet, and DeviceNet.
  • Experience successfully interacting and working with customers at multiple levels of responsibility in a manufacturing or production environment.
  • Willingness to work beyond core business hours, if necessary to minimize business interruption during planned or unplanned system modifications.
  • Have solid verbal and written communication skills.
  • Successful completion of drug screen and background check is required

Nice to Have:

  • Servo design, development, and troubleshooting experience of advanced motion control systems including multi-axis, coordinated axis applications is a plus. (Rockwell Kinetix experience is a plus).
  • Experience with HMI, WonderWare Intouch / App Server / System Platform.
  • Automotive or Food & Beverage experience.
  • Experience successfully managing projects with teams of 1 to 2 engineers.
  • Experience successfully managing technical projects through the entire project cycle including initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, commissioning, and closing phases.
  • Familiar with common Project Management tools for managing budget, schedule, and scope of various size projects.
  • Experience mentoring engineers on a technical level.

**All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States. PREMIER is not currently accepting work visas.**

PREMIER System Integrators is an Equal Opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

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PREMIER System Integrators

Why Work Here?

100% Employee-Owned, Interesting Projects across Various Industries, Excellent Compensation/Benefits Package and Work Environment

Whether your needs are for Automation Solutions, Manufacturing Intelligence, Panel Fabrication, Field Installation, or Consulting Services. PREMIER System Integrators is the one destination to remember for all your needs. We're looking for all­-rounders, independent thinkers who thrive as part of our team by bringing their own unique experiences and perspectives. People who get hired at PREMIER tend to have leadership qualities, deep analytical skills, are comfortable and professional around customers, but also enjoy working in a team environment. We look for candidates with the ability to frame complex problems, think creatively, find pragmatic solutions and maintain a positive mindset. In short, people who are committed to creating change in their work but also in their community as well. Passionate people bring energy to customer engagements and to PREMIER, helping both groups achieve extraordinary outcomes. Sound like you? Join our team of excellence! Please apply here:


140 Weakley Lane Smyrna, TN 37167
Nashville, TN


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