Job Title Controls Engineer
Location Fort Wayne, IN
Job Type Full-Time Regular
Job Description

We are currently seeking a Controls Engineer to provide design efforts from inception through production both in new product design and in existing product redesign of electrical control systems.


  • Review and interpret customer functional specifications and drawings. Design, develop and test electrical systems that meet electrical/software requirements and are delivered at or below quoted budget and within a defined schedule.
  • Assist applications in preparing detailing customer quotes.
  • Develop hardware requirements to meet system functional description.
  • Develop schematics in AutoCAD and/or AutoCAD Electrical for assembly.
  • Develop PLC, Servo System and HMI software programs to meet system requirements.
  • Debug PLC, Servo System and HMI software to ensure proper operation of system.
  • Assist Project Managers with the Customer Factory Acceptance Test process.
  • Follow the equipment to the customer’s facility and help with the installation.
  • Travel as necessary for customer installations and startup of equipment 30-40%
  • Other job functions may be assigned.

Technical Software Aptitude Requirements:

  • Rockwell Automation Products
    • RSLogix 5000
    • RSLogix 500
    • FactoryTalk View Machine Edition
    • RSNetworks
  • AutoCAD 2D Design Software, Electrical AutoCAD required
  • Rockwell Automation Products
    • ControlLogix, CompactLogix and MicroLogix PLC
    • PanelView Plus HMI
    • PowerFlex AC Drives
    • Kinetix Servo Drives
    • Sensors and Power Distribution Products
    • Networks, DeviceNet and EtherNet
  • Sensors, Camera's and Barcode Readers
    • Banner
    • IFM
    • Keyence
    • Turck
    • Balluff
    • Cognex
  • Omron, Mitsubishi and GE Hardware would be a plus.


  • BS(EE), BS(EET), AAS(EET) or other technical degree college or trade school, -or-
  • 5+ years related experience and/or training, -or-
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with ability to re-prioritize as required.
  • Strong written, communication and presentation skills is critical.
  • Proficient with entire MS Office Suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).