Job Description

Electrical Automation Engineer 
Contract 1 year 
Temp to Perm

Job Summary:

The Electrical Automation Engineer will lead the design, development, and testing of electrical control systems for food packaging equipment and machinery. This engineer is responsible for the electrical design, PLC and Motion Control programming, testing, and debugging of equipment prior to shipment.

Skills/Traits Required:


  • BSEE or comparable technical degree in electrical, automation, or controls engineering
  • PLC and Motion Control programming, testing, and debugging experience
  • Motion Control devices including A/B, Danaher, Copley stepper/servo motors and drives
  • Electrical design and layout experience including power distribution, I/O devices, sensors, etc.
  • Understanding of domestic and international electrical codes (NEC, NFPA79, IEC60204-1)
  • Understanding of mechanics and basic mechanical skills
  • Hands on troubleshooting skills
  • Support of new or problem installations
  • Provide Tier 3 Technical Support for the service department
  • Technical writing, procedures and manuals
  • ERP, CAD and MS Office familiarity
  • Willingness to travel domestically and some internationally – up to 75% (65% overnight, 10% local)
  • Understands and maintains proper engineering procedures and is able to maintain complete and accurate engineering documentation of all projects (scope of work, meeting notes, customer correspondence, etc.).

Application Instructions

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