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Job Opportunities - Controls Engineer


Job Description

This individual is responsible for Programming, Commissioning, and Startup of PLC based automation systems and machine centers.  The job includes planning and creating programs from scratch, for an integrated system.  A typical system includes an AB Logix PLC, HMI, and may include servo control or FANUC robots.  The person in this role will work as part of an overall design team to specify control requirements and sequence of operations.  The majority of the job will be performed in-house, with travel required for startup and commissioning at customer facilities.


Job Functions

  • Develop and create programs for basic material handling devices.
  • Develop and create programs to integrate multiple material handling devices to create an integrated production system.


  • Edit and interface HMI programs with PLC and system functions.
  • Specify and Maintain I/O lists used to coordinate electrical design with program design.
  • Maintain Electrical Schematics after initial system assembly is complete.
  • Test, Debug, Modify, and Validate all system functions prior to shipment.
  • Start-up and Commission completed system at customer site for final customer approval.
  • Train company and customer technicians on the operation and program maintenance of the delivered system.


Job Skills and Experience Requirements

  • Expertise in PLC programming, Rockwell Logix products
  • 5+ years experience in programming, installation, startup, and debug of integrated production systems.
  • Experience with FANUC Robotics or other industrial robots a plus.
  • Familiarity with common PC languages (Visual Basic, C++, Java, HTML) a plus.
  • Prior experience working independently at customer facilities
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Proficient in reading, interpreting and editing electrical/pneumatic schematics and diagrams
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Work well within a team environment.
  • Proficient with common Microsoft office programs including spreadsheets, email, and documents
  • Position requires 35% travel



Position Type Direct
Location Greenville, SC
Posted 07/13/2018

Please review the position details and contact our office for more information. Email your resume to info@superiorstaffingsolutions.net for immediate and confidential consideration.

Superior Staffing Solutions, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.