The Electrical Controls Engineer is responsible for all technical support, designing, programming, and commissioning of PLC hardware and software on all types of equipment and machinery across the manufacturing network. This position will play a key role in a growing company, working on multiple projects improving and expanding refining capabilities and capacity.

Preferred Education and Qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering
  • Minimum two years of experience with Controls Systems in manufacturing, preferred in steel, chemical or food production
  • Experience with commitment to excellence, including Safety and Quality Assurance

Required Competencies and Skills:

  • Demonstrated process engineering acumen, strong, effective problem solver
  • Ability to focus on several projects simultaneously and demonstrate ability to manage priorities appropriately
  • English language fluency – listening and comprehending, speaking, reading, and writing
  • Excellent, proactive, oral and written communication skills
  • Work effectively in collaborative environment, take the lead in assigned tasks, build teams to achieve goals

Essential Functions:

  • Maintain controls equipment and network across the manufacturing site
  • Create PLC (Siemens, Schneider, and Allen Bradley) programs for new process equipment, upgrade for existing equipment
  • Create HMI screens for new process equipment, upgrade for existing equipment
  • Troubleshoot controls issues including PLC, HMI, VFD both remotely and on site
  • Specify, purchase, and / or design electrical and control panels
  • Install, manage and facilitate use of Manufacturing Execution Systems by operations / leadership personnel
  • Develop and build supporting ecosystems of advanced industrial applications, including IoT, predictive and augmented maintenance
  • Support Engineering & Refining teams with installation of new technologies