Field/Industry: Automation
Location: Hammond, IN
Employment Type: Full Time
Compensation: $85,000 to $120,000/year

This is a career track position to become a future leader in the company… from this Controls Engineer opening to Sr. Controls Engineer, then Engineering Manager.

Our client is a global leader in assemblies and components in their markets, and a division of a multi-billion dollar global company. They offer great benefits and a positive work environment.

They are a privately held, 100% employee‐owned company. Our client’s commitment to employee’s professional satisfaction includes creating space and opportunities to be creative as an integral part of their innovation journey and business success.

Job Summary

  • Onsite support of Operations with automated control systems such as Allen Bradly PLCs, Panelviews, Vacon AC Drives, ABB Robotics, and Wonderware MES.
  • Support will include electrical and mechanical troubleshooting of existing systems.
  • This role will also be responsible for machine design improvements, software development, and electrical circuit design.
  • This opportunity will include field work as well as office setting design work.

Job Responsibilities

  • Ability to work with Software and Hardware of Allen Bradley PLC systems such as SLC‐ 5/05, ControlLogix, CompactLogix, and MicroLogix processors.
  • Develop new programs and continuously improve existing ones using company standards.
  • Work with IRC5 and S4C+ ABB Robotic systems, new control programming and continuous improvement of existing ones.
  • Work with Vacon AC Drives, Allen Bradley Powerflex 400, 750 and 755 AC Drives, as well as forward / reversing two speed starters and contactors.
  • Develop and maintain HMI systems such as Allen Bradley Panelviews and Wonderware MES.
  • Work with various communication protocols such as Ethernet I/P, Remote IO, and Modbus TCP/IP.
  • Provide continuous improvement of processes, procedures, and equipment.
  • Assure maximum reliability of equipment.
  • Provides engineering support to operations in troubleshooting, rebuilding, and repair of electrical and mechanical equipment, and automated systems.
  • Follow company design standards while integrating automation including PLC, Robotics, HMI and data collection systems.

Desired Background

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Mechatronic Engineering.
  • Experience with Allen Bradley PLCs.
  • Successful project designs and implementations.

Location: Hammond, IN

Salary: $85,000 to $120,000/year


  • Medical, prescription drugs
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) w % of base pay in stocks every year
  • Annual bonus
  • Gym Membership Reimbursement
  • 2 for 2 Matching Charitable Gifts
  • Tuition Reimbursement

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Hannah Maes
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