Field/Industry: Engineering
Location: Schaumburg, IL

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Our search firm has been chosen to conduct a search for a skilled Controls Engineer for a position in Schaumburg, IL.

Our client manufactures precision machine tools and automation systems used in high volume gear manufacturing, automotive transmission, drive-train, and automotive engine plants and is the leading supplier to the Worlds’ premier automotive companies and parts suppliers (Including: Ford, Chrysler, GM, Fiat, VW, Mercedes Benz, Delphi, Audi, BMW, ZF, Getrag, GKN, and Linamar)

Notable products include:

  • Vertical twin spindle turning machines
  • Twin spindle hobbing & chamfering machines
  • Gear honing machines
  • Laser welding machines
  • Modular automation and robotic systems for loading machine tools
  • Gantry loading and material handling systems


  • Design/debug electrical and software interfaces of machine tools and robot/automated loaders.
  • Troubleshooting in electrical, CNC controlled systems
  • Work closely with other controls engineers \ technicians to ensure functional interfaces and installations.
  • Program Siemens Safety Integrated logic (SPL)
  • Design and implement industrial communication and I/O networks (Profibus DP, Profinet, Ethernet IP)
  • Commissioning and tuning of frequency & servo drives including servo / AC Motors.
  • Electrical and software design of machine/automation safety circuits (E-stops, safety guarding, etc.).

Background Profile:

  • PLC programming
  • Robot programming
  • HMI programming


  • Up to 75% (Domestic with occasional travel to Germany)

Benefits: Competitive compensation package together with a comprehensive range of employee benefits


If you wish to find out what our client can offer, please reply with a resume attachment. All inquiries will be held in strict confidence.


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Beth Navarre
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