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Controls Engineer - Off Shift

Woodland Solutions, Inc. Saint Louis, MI

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description


  • Designing, developing, and troubleshooting all aspects of factory based electrical control systems, equipment, and machinery
  • Familiar with and knowledge of installation, programming, and providing technical support of PLC based hardware and software, such as AB, GE, and Siemens
  • Performance of testing and maintaining various electronic equipment or machinery for use in manufacturing and power transmission systems
  • Ability to reactively and proactively identify network communication issues, troubleshoot electrical based problems on conveyor systems, motors, drives, pumps, etc.
  • Use of computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform assignments
  • Evaluation of existing components and/or systems to ensure ongoing reliability and support of integrated turn-key equipment and machinery
  • Develop, modify, or write operator interfaces and other platforms
  • Familiar with, knowledge, and understanding of OSHA electrical safety rule and regulation such as NFPA-70E, LOTO, and Safe Cell Entry
  • Willing and able to supervise, guide, and direct plant maintenance technicians as required
  • Interpret production requirements, identify and address design parameters and engineering problems and ensure solutions are implemented accurately and within budget
  • Analyze project requirements and perform technical calculations supporting design, including electrical requirements, robotic safety standards, and motor controls
  • Oversee project workflow, support internal and external resources to ensure timely delivery of projects, expected quality, and allotted budget
  • Develop electrical and software design of customized solutions, including manufacturing automation and safety systems, while ensuring project scope is maintained without project scope creep
  • Support manufactured, build, and validation of manufacturing automation and safety systems, which include pneumatics, servos, vfd’s, relays, communication networks, touchscreens, pushbuttons, robotic integration, programming diagrams, network diagrams, and electrical drawings


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or related field or at least 3 - 5+ years of Electrical Controls/System Engineering industry experience
  • Strong skills in ladder logic, preferably Allen-Bradley Systems; PLC5, SLC and ControLogix 5000-5580.
  • Strong Skills in HMI Design, Preferably FactoryTalk View and Ignition; WonderWare. LabVIEW
  • Familiarity with Ethernet/IP and basic networking applications and practices
  • Working knowledge and understanding of plant power distribution equipment and controls
  • Experience and working knowledge of robot teach points and programming code understanding
  • Critical thinking with exceptional problem solving skills, able to work independently, and in team based environments
  • Proactive, resourceful, and highly motivated with good communication skills and ability to work in a high output environment, as well as ability to balance multiple projects

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