We are conducting a search for a Controls Engineer in the Grand Rapids, MI area to design control systems for industrial material handling solutions.

Our client is the nation’s leading independent US-based provider of intelligent material handling systems providing leading-edge conveyor and sortation systems, voice and light‐directed order fulfillment equipment, controls and software, robotics, mezzanines, and structures.


  • Designs system layouts, schematics, and control devices
  • Performs diverse, specialized and complex work involving significant accountability and decision-making.
  • Creates control sequence of operation documents to ensure that the design meets customer expectations.
  • Prepares schematics and specifications for control panel fabrication.
  • Maintains a progress schedule that meets project milestones.
  • Provides documentation and support to the field wiring team.
  • Creates Programmable Logical Control (PLC) programs
  • Works closely with the Software Engineering team to integrate control solutions.
  • Performs on-site commissioning to implement and validate the system design.

Desired Background:

  • Experience in professional engineering design and project execution.
  • Experience with various industrial HMI and SCADA systems.
  • Experience with Allen-Bradley controls/controllers or Schneider PLCs
  • Knowledge of industrial automation

Compensation & Benefits

  • Starting salary up to $115k, plus quarterly incentives (after 1 year of service) + yearly bonus.
  • Excellent benefits
  • More than 40% travel
  • To be considered for this opportunity, please respond with an updated resume. Inquiries will be held in strict confidence.


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Jennifer Oas
RD Worldwide
Janesville, WI 53545