Field/Industry: Engineering
Location: Cherry Valley, IL

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We are seeking a highly motivated, self-starting Controls Engineer located in Cherry Valley, IL.

Interested candidates must be comfortable working with delivering results in a fast-paced environment, as well as have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop software programs / platforms for HMI and PLC applications on a retrofit platform of existing systems.
  • Troubleshoot and debug electrical designs and software designs in any Ipsen facility and / or the end user’s facility.
  • Analyzes product and / or equipment specifications and performance requirements to determine practical designs which can be produced by existing manufacturing or processing facilities within Ipsen.
  • Provides technical information concerning manufacturing or processing techniques, materials, properties, and process advantages which affect product manufacturing and operation.
  • Confers with research personnel to clarify or resolve problems and develops designs.
  • Prepares or directs preparation of product or system layout and detailed drawings and schematics. Develop bill of materials.
  • Analyze test data and reports to determine if proposed design meets required functional and performance specifications.
  • Confer with research and other engineering personnel and prepares design modifications as required.
  • Evaluates engineering test results for possible retrofit application to developments of systems or other uses.
  • Upon receipt of a retrofit request, must become main point of contact for the customer, make on site visits with customer, propose correct upgrade and or retrofit package.
  • Upon customer concurrence, design, release, test, follow to field to either contractor supervise or set-up, and gain customer acceptance


  • Bachelor’s degree (BSEE) from four-year College or university; two – five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 3-5 years controls engineering experience
  • Hydraulic and pneumatic experience preferred
  • Experience with database software (e.g., Allen Bradley, Siemens 7, Wonderware, internet software, spreadsheet software and PLC programming is required


  • Compensation based on knowledge and experience
  • Exceptional benefits plus 401k with matching


Interested individuals should reply with a confidential resume attachment.

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