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Control Systems Engineer

Spiroflow Automation Solutions, Inc. Chicago ,IL
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $65,000 to $90,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life_insurance, medical, vision
Job Description

The Control Systems Engineer will develop, program, test, and commission industrial control systems.
The Control Systems Engineer’s principal duties involve the design of hardware and PLC and HMI
programs for systems intended to be used in the industrial environment. Designs shall consider industry
best practices, customer standards, safety and compliance to all applicable local and national codes.
The Control Systems Engineer will be involved in automation projects at a variety of levels and is
expected to adapt to the required level of participation. A Control Systems Engineer is expected to have
the skills to handle a project individually or integrate into a team. A Control Systems Engineer may be
involved in a project in the following manners:
 Hardware Designer
 Software Designer
 PAC/PLC Programmer
 HMI/OIT Programmer
 Field Service Engineer
The technical duties of a Control Systems Engineer are varied and diverse. The duties required shall be
identified and assigned on a per-project basis. It is understood that all individuals may not have the
highest proficiency in all listed areas. Attempts will be made to schedule the Control Systems Engineer
with high proficiency in the skills most relevant to the project. All Control Systems Engineers are
expected to continue developing their technical skills both individually and through group training
provided by the company.

Key skills necessary to be successful are outlined below:
A CSE is required to have a working knowledge of PLC, HMI, and components used in process and
machine control. Desired skills are listed below (not all are required):
 PLC Programming – Rockwell Automation/Allen Bradley is required. Other platforms are a
plus, preferably Siemens.
 HMI ‐ PanelView Plus, FactoryTalk View ME/SE, Wonderware
 Ability to calculate and analyze power requirements, fuse and overload sizes
 Managing a project to a successful completion
 Control panel design and testing. Knowledge of common controls hardware
 Ability to implement industrial networks with devices such as VFDs, load cells, etc.
 Knowledge of NFPA and UL standards pertaining to electrical panels and control systems
 Safety circuit design and familiarity with Performance Levels
 Knowledge of pneumatic devices and circuits is a plus.
 Ability to interact well with our customers and subcontractors.
Field service is required of a Control Systems Engineer including the following disciplines:
 IO testing
 Electrical safety practices.
 Arc Flash requirements
 Program testing
 System validation
 Equipment troubleshooting
Educational Requirements for a Control Systems Engineer is generally an Associate or Bachelor of
Science in an Engineering discipline, Electrical preferred. The educational requirement may be satisfied
by a minimum of 4 years of work experience in a related field and a demonstrated proficiency in Industrial
control system design and programming.
Working time requirements are varied. Due to the nature of the controls business, a Control Systems
An engineer may be asked to work extra hours, weekend, holidays, or off shifts, for which you will be
compensated. Out‐of‐town travel generally does not exceed 30% but that depends on project loads.

Company Description
The convergence Spiroflow’s 45 years of equipment control expertise combined with Food Control Solutions’ 17 years of control system integration experience culminated in the creation of a separate business unit designed to serve the control systems integration needs of manufacturers in multiple industries. Spiroflow Automation provides automation services to manufacturers in the food, bulk material handling & packaging, themed entertainment, paint & finishing systems, OEM equipment manufacturing, paper, film & foil, pharmaceuticals, foundries, automotive, and plant utilities industries.

Spiroflow Automation Solutions is a full-service industrial control, networking, and automation provider. Our people and technology help make your manufacturing process work smarter and more efficiently. We provide our clients with highly efficient and cost-effective automation solutions. We make industrial applications become safer and more efficient.

Spiroflow Automation Solutions, Inc.

Why Work Here?

Exciting opportunity to join a high growth company with three locations across the US.

The convergence Spiroflow’s 45 years of equipment control expertise combined with Food Control Solutions’ 17 years of control system integration experience culminated in the creation of a separate business unit designed to serve the control systems integration needs of manufacturers in multiple industries. Spiroflow Automation provides automation services to manufacturers in the food, bulk material handling & packaging, themed entertainment, paint & finishing systems, OEM equipment manufacturing, paper, film & foil, pharmaceuticals, foundries, automotive, and plant utilities industries. Spiroflow Automation Solutions is a full-service industrial control, networking, and automation provider. Our people and technology help make your manufacturing process work smarter and more efficiently. We provide our clients with highly efficient and cost-effective automation solutions. We make industrial applications become safer and more efficient.

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1609 Airport Road
Chicago, IL
USA

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