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Electrical Controls Engineer



Electrical Controls Engineer


Number Of Vacancies: 1

Position Summary

The Electrical Controls Engineer will be a part of our Electrical Engineering Team and will be instrumental in designing electrical controls for automated machinery, such as assembly machines and continuous motion machines.


Essential Functions

  • Design industrial machinery electrical controls
  • Involved in small to midsized programming projects to include PLC’s/PAC’s, HMI’s including screen layouts; Multi-axis servo controllers and systems, vision systems; safety controllers/systems, and machine integration
  • Generate program code for HMI, PLC/PAC controllers and multi-axis servo systems
  • Generate panel layout, hardwire, I/O and communication drawings
  • Perform calculations for items including: FLA, branch circuit protection, SCCR, inertia mismatch
  • Other duties as assigned

Filamatic provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering preferred
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in programming and debugging industrial machinery, preferably with an OEM
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience with communication protocols commonly found in industrial control systems
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, and Outlook)



Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Experience with industrial filling machines and industrial packaging machines a plus but not required
  • Experience working with a manufacturing company
  • Experience designing electrical controls for automated machinery, such as assembly machines, continuous motion machines, and robotic machinery
  • Experience with higher level program constructs and languages
  • Demonstrated Programming Experience in small to mid-size projects that include:
    • PLC’s/PAC’s and similar automation system/components
    • HMI’s: including screen layouts
    • Multi-axis servo controllers and systems
    • Vision systems
    • Safety controllers and systems
    • Machine integration
  • Direct Experience designing industrial machinery electrical controls
  • Creative and innovative problem-solving ability
  • Cross functional communication skills


Travel Requirement

  • Occasional<2%

Physical Requirements

  • Job requires sitting and manual work more than 75% of work time on average; standing, walking, talking/hearing, stooping/kneeling

Environmental Conditions

  • Moderate noise

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, transfer or promotion without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status.

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