Controls Engineer

Location: Sumter area, SC
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $1.00 - $1.00
Degree: Bachelor of Science;
Date: 12/1/2017
Job ID: 02546888
Job Description
Global corporation in the automotive industry has immediate opening for a Controls Engineer to be based at the 200-employee plant in the greater Sumter, SC area. The plant is undergoing a large, multi-phase transformation to become one of the corporation's elite plants in North America. New equipment is being installed to automate the facility. The Controls Engineer will report to the Plant Manager, but will be supported by a corporate engineering group. The Controls Engineer must have strong skills programming and troubleshooting A-Bradley PLC's and HMI's. Will also work with machine controls such as PanelView and Rockwell Automation. Knowledge of Control Logix, SLC, and Factory Talk is a plus.

The Controls Engineering role is a highly visible role within the plant. This position could lead to a management role within 2-3 years. Ideal job for a Controls Engineer who wants to be part of a major transformation project implementing state-of-the-art automation. Experience with Robotics projects is a plus.

Qualified candidates will have BSEE, BSEET, or related degree. Must also have good communication skills as the Controls Engineer will give presentations to upper management to get buy-in on future projects.