Senior Controls Engineer - R&D Group in Bolingbrook, IL at ConsultNet

Date Posted: 5/10/2020

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Job Description

Senior Controls Engineer, R&D Group
Direct Hire
Target Salary $80,000 - $115,000 / year
Could work out of / work from:
  • Bolingbrook, Illinois
  • Walker, Michigan
  • Arlington, Texas
  • Hobart, Indiana

Job Summary:
This role is for the controls engineer who has designed, created, and implemented multiple material handling automation systems and eventually found themselves wanting to be that person who designs and creates better ones: Upgrades, New Designs, Improvements. This is working in the R&D group with new controls systems.

You will work with existing systems designs, and implementation groups, to Client ways to improve what has already been built, installed, and new projects. Also work with new customer designs and layouts to contribute ideas for new and more efficient buildouts for commercial buildings that do automated material handling and robotics. Occasionally, you will go out to customer sites and get involved with existing and new projects to better learn how the current systems are created and installed. Then come back to the office, work in the R&D lab and improve them.

Required Skills /Experience
  • 5+ years Experience with designing and building automated material handling systems
  • Experience designing, building, and implementing electrical control systems
  • Experience designing PLC's and Control Code
  • Experience with Allen Bradley software and tools
  • Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Design, Material Handling, or similar
  • Willing to travel to customer sites up to 30% of the time.

Soft Skills:
  • Creative thinker
  • Problem Solver
  • Highly Collaborative
  • Someone who is not happy with the Status Quo


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