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Control Systems Engineer II or III

Sigma Design
Fairview, OR
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Control Systems Engineer II or III

(Direct Placement for Client)


SIGMADESIGN has collaborated with a global company seeking an experienced Control Systems Engineer II or III to join their team in Portland, OR. This company has been operating for over 90 years and is recognized as one of the global leaders in the Material Handling industry. This is a full time permanent opportunity that offers excellent benefits package, as well as career growth!

What’s In It For You:

  • Excellent Benefits package including medical, dental and life insurance
  • 401(k) with a company match up to 3% and profit sharing ranging from 1.4-14.9%
  • Skills training, continued education and advancement opportunities for everyone
  • A company that practices environmental responsibility
  • Hybrid work schedule: 3 days in-office, 2 days remote
  • Salary: $86,000-105,000


Primary Function:

Are you looking to design and develop control systems and interact with a cross-functional team? This is a terrific opportunity to work with control theory and system identification to develop robust products, filling an important role at a stable organization.


Our client is looking for a talented embedded control systems engineer with a strong desire to learn and grow with their controls team in the Portland, Oregon area. This global development center develops materials handling solutions for the present and future. Current projects include: developing new electric and internal combustion forklift products, fuel cells and advanced battery technology; supporting existing products.


Essential Job Functions - Responsibilities:

  • Create custom Forklift solutions for key customers
  • Dynamic controls; control theory (closed loop controls, feedback systems, etc.)
  • Innovative thinking, troubleshooting and problem solving.
  • Follow established procedures
  • Ensure accuracy in design and documentation
  • Exhibit good judgment and a realistic understanding of issues.
  • Work with a small team to tackle problems together


Education and Experience: (Knowledge, skills, & abilities)

  • BS in EE, CE, ME with controls focus, or similar required
  • 2+ years’ experience with Control Theory and Closed Loop controls required
  • Experience with C or Simulink required
  • Preferred Qualifications
    • Experience creating system models from first principles or measured data
    • Knowledge of Signal Processing and Sampling Theory
    • Proficiency in Simulink model development.
    • Experience developing software to control a physical device
    • Awareness of data communications (e.g. J1939, CAN)
    • Familiar with agile software development practices
    • Proficiency in C or Python programming language.
    • Exposure to configuration management tools such as Git or Subversion
  • Functions well in a team environment by working well with other employees and other departments. 
  • Ability and willingness to operate industrial equipment for development purposes (e.g. Fork Truck)
  • Driven to see tasks through to completion
  • Innovative thinking, troubleshooting and problem solving.
  • Ability to follow established procedures.
  • Attentive to details to ensure accuracy in design and documentation.
  • Exhibits good judgment and a realistic understanding of issues.
  • Occasional travel may be required (less than 10% total time).
  • Pass a post-offer background verification.


Work Environment

Standard office environment with normal amounts of office related conditions. Often required to work in environmental conditions that emulate typical user environments in order to facilitate design testing and validation.


SIGMADESIGN is an Equal Opportunity Employer

SIGMADESIGN is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Sigma Design


Fairview, OR
97024 USA



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