Field/Industry: Engineering
Location: Pendleton, IN

RD Worldwide has been chosen to recruit a Controls Engineer for our client in Pendleton, IN.

Our client is an Industrial Automation Systems Integrator and is hiring experienced Controls Engineers and/or Process Engineers with strong PLC/HMI programming skills. The best candidates will have 8-10+ years of Automation experience within Process and Discrete Manufacturing environments.


  • Design, develop, and maintain all Controls and Automation projects
  • Understand and troubleshoot programmable logic controllers (PLC/PAC), human machine interfaces (HMI), batching systems and other supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) software
  • Provide field troubleshooting, start-up, and commissioning support as projects require
  • Perform complex, problem-solving tasks that involve reviewing information, actively detecting problems, designing/developing systems or modifications, as well as evaluating options and implementing the best solutions
  • Understand complex plant floor operations and make decisions by proactively examining all available information and making timely decisions
  • Researching new features and technologies for product concepts
  • Communicate with customers, support channels, and vendors on a regular basis

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PLC/PAC/DCS Programming Proficiency:  Preferably with Allen-Bradley RSLogix 5000, RSLogix 500, & RSLogix 5
  • HMI Proficiency:  Preferably with Inductive Automation Ignition, Rockwell Software FactoryTalk View SE/ME, or Wonderware System Platform & Wonderware InTouch
  • Industrial Communications & Networks Proficiency:  Preferably with EtherNet/IP, ControlNet, DeviceNet, AS-Interface
  • Plant Floor IO Proficiency – Variable-frequency drives, Instrumentation and
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Successful applicants will need to show that they are eligible to work in the United States. No sponsorship offered for this position.

Highly Preferred Skills:

  • Previous Project Engineering or Project Management experience, or background working in systems integration.
  • Specific experience with Siemens, Modicon, and Beckhoff; GE iFIX & Cimplicity, EtherCAT, Profibus, Modbus
  • Engineering / Technical degree related to electrical, mechanical, or factory automation (Control system engineering preferred).
  • Ability and willingness to travel periodically.

Interested individuals should reply with a resume attachment. Inquiries will be held in strict confidence.

About RD Worldwide: RD Worldwide, Inc. is a leading recruiter for automotive, manufacturing, and engineering companies in North America, Asia & Europe.


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Rick Richard
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