Controls Engineer (PLC)

Job Description

 *Qualified applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

Position Overview

We are looking for an experienced engineer in the field of automation engineering with automotive background. The Controls Engineer will work to produce software packages, on schedule and on budget, to meet the customer contract requirements and the customer expectations. Develop and design control software, integrate software with electrical and mechanical systems and perform the commissioning at customer sites.


  • You will be engineering and commissioning software only for SIEMENS SIMATIC controllers and HMIs. Your software will be used in automotive plants on our automation equipment to help our customers build their products.
  • Responsible for PLC/HMI code development, code installation, debug on job site, and commissioning of the complete system.
  • Active role in the creation of new automated systems as well as the optimizing of existing ones
  • Your responsibilities will include:

    - Planning the required activities.

    o   Perform or support the determination or specification of the required test equipment.

    o   May lead the commissioning staff functionally.

    o   Control the mentioned tasks and /or provide supervisory guidance at site.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering or Automation Engineering with programming background
  • 1+ year of experience in the field of automation engineering
  • Programming Personal Safety equipment (i.e. Sick PLS)
  • 1+ years of experience in Siemens Simatic PLCs and HMIs (Siemens Step 7, TIA Portal, WinCC)
  • 1+ years of experience with drives (Siemens, SEW, Lenze)
  • Experience with controls network setup and commissioning such as Profinet and Profibus
  • This position supports a Siemens customer who requires all employees and vendors to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 where permitted by applicable law and in accordance with an accommodation based on legally protected reasons.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
  • Experience automotive industry assembly system programming (conveyor technologies and process equipment)


Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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