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Controls Engineer in Roseville, MI at Hire Road

Date Posted: 11/5/2018

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Controls Engineer
Roseville, MI

Our client is an internationally recognized leader in the plastics converting industry, with a well-earned reputation for designing, developing and manufacturing creative and cost effective products and looking to add an experienced Controls Engineer to the team. As part of this team the Controls Engineer will develop electrical and controls system design solutions based on engineering principles and involvement in presentation of the solution to customer.

Controls Engineer must have 3+ years of relevant experience

Controls Engineer Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering (or similar related degree)
  • 3-5 years related job experience
  • Proficient with MS Office, Allen Bradley RSLogix 5000, Indusoft, AutoCAD Electrical
  • Strong fundamental knowledge of control and electrical system design and its application in automated industrial designs including specification of vision, power, sensor, inspection, and communications systems
  • Experience demonstrating an ability to efficiently organize and plan work tasks to meet company goals
  • Experience demonstrating critical thinking with exceptional problem solving skills, and ability to work independently and in team environments
  • Experience demonstrating ability to be proactive, resourceful & highly motivated with good communication skills and to work in high output environment
  • Experience balancing multiple projects
  • Travel as required to support projects
  • Controls Engineer Desired:  
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Experience with thermoforming processes
  • A working knowledge of plant processes
  • A level 2 understanding of SPC
  • The ability to perform Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA), and Design of Experiments (DOE’s)
  • Ability to plan and organize
  • Ability to effectively solve problems
  • Ability to reach closure on assigned tasks within suspense dates

Controls Engineer Description:

  • Develop electrical and controls system design solutions based on engineering principles and involvement in presentation of the solution to customer
  • Provide technical support to external and internal customers
  • Resolve operational problems related to projects and minimize delays or unexpected cost increases
  • Responsible for project success whether project leader or as part of a project team
  • Ensure all relevant safety objectives and legal requirements are observed for all work completed
  • Support sales team in pre-sales technical concept and budgeting activities
  • Interpret client 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
  • Create and finalize designs to meet project requirements
  • Create accurate Bill of Materials
  • Define equipment and parts from external suppliers
  • Conduct cost and time estimation
  • Oversee project workflow and support internal and external resources to ensure timely delivery of projects, expected quality, and allotted budget
  • Electrical, software design of customized solutions including manufacturing automation and safety systems
  • Able to maintain project scope and identify project creep
  • Support manufacture, build and validation of systems which include pneumatics, servos, vfd’s, relays, communication networks, touchscreens, pushbuttons and robotic integration
  • Create customer documentation such as user manuals, programming diagrams, network diagrams, and electrical drawings
  • Ability to architect programs that are simple to test, well documented and versatile
  • Maintain accurate records and files according to quality standard
  • Commission customized products and systems onsite and at customer facilities; Servicing
  • Modifies systems upon customer’s request and documents the amendments accordingly
  • Provide high quality pre-sales, design-in and post-sales technical support to customer
  • Performs service on Allen Bradley Servo Motors
  • Must have panel construction knowledge
  • Pipe bending and wire pulling abilities a must
  • Performs other duties of a similar nature or level


Choosing the Hire Road is about shared success, active and committed partnerships and relationships that last.  Hire Road is solely focused on connecting highly skilled professionals with leading organizations. We are a solutions-based, results-oriented staffing company specializing in a wide range of industry specific practices. To put it simply, we recruit, screen and hire talented people for temporary and full-time positions. 

This classification description is intended to indicate the general kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that are required of positions given this title and should not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be.  It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of the employees under her/his supervision.  The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not exclude other duties not mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty.

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