Senior Controls Engineer

Available Position(s):

Senior Controls Engineer

Employment Type:Full Time
Compensation:Salary Based on Experience, 40 hrs/week, overtime, full benefits, car allowance
Location:Home Office & Travel Nationwide
Industry:Packaging Equipment/Machinery for Food & Beverages Industries
Travel:Over 90% across North America (US, Canada and Mexico) and occasional international travel. (Travel time is paid in full)

Position Description:

A successful Field Service Engineer candidate is responsible for ensuring a high rate of customer satisfaction through the installation, troubleshooting, repair and support of new and legacy Standard-Knapp packaging equipment at the customer's facility. The candidate must have a background in automation and have strong PLC knowledge. Field Service Engineer will be required to write detailed service reports for each job and report directly to the service manager.

Duties and responsibilities include the following:

  • Installation, start-up, commissioning and test of the company's equipment supplied to a customer plant.
  • Technical assistance, both mechanical and electrical, during and after warranty period on site or by phone.
  • Training customer's employees and other services on the equipment delivered to the customer.
  • Other tasks as required to fulfill their mandate.

Assets & Experiences:

  1. An industry related bachelor's degree and 3-5 years of experience working as a Controls Engineer
  2. Expertise in electrical controls for automated equipment in the packaging industry
  3. Experience with the development, implementation, troubleshooting of controls software
  4. Ability to work with AutoCAD 2000, A-B PLC, Rockwell RSLogix 5000, PLC Ladder Logic, Ethernet communication and networking.
  5. Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Windows and the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
  6. Proven ability to troubleshoot and solve problems with automated equipment in food and beverage packaging facilities
  7. Knowledge and experience with servo/stepper motor systems, motion control, and robots

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