Industrial Control System Engineer

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

The main objective of this position is to provide engineering support to the FA PMA Project Operations group. The position requires a strong knowledge of Siemens SIMATIC, SINAMICS, SIMOTICS and SIMOTION products and how they are best packaged into industrial enclosures for custom applications. The candidate must be trained and have experience with the following topics:

  • Strong knowledge of industrial electrical codes, such as NEC, NFPA 70, NFPA 79, UL and CE certifications
  • Experience to release bills of material and work with procurement and manufacturing to drive the project to a successful completion within time and budget expectations

This position will report directly to the PMA Project Operations Manager within the Digital Industry, Factory Automation group. The candidate will be expected to work closely with other engineers within the PMA Project Operations group in our Alpharetta, GA offices and support the needs of OEM Business Developers by providing custom enclosure solutions as required.


This position requires the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and to prioritize dozens of requests based on schedule needs. Candidate may be required to interface directly with our customers on technical details to expedite the process.

  • Capable of reading customer specification documents and translating this information into a control system design using Siemens components
  • Directing CAD resources on development of schematics and enclosure layout drawings
  • Responsible for designing industrial control enclosures that contain AC drives, PLC’s and HMI’s
  • Must size enclosure cooling based on customer specifications
  • Visit local control panel assembly shops and critique their activities

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education and Experience

  • An understanding of customer needs in the machinery manufacturing community
  • 5-10 years of experience in an applications engineering role using motion control, drives and automation products
  • 5-10 years of demonstrated experience working in a collaborative team environment.

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

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education and Experience:

  • Preferred education of a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or a comparable field / experience
  • Possess a strong knowledge of motion control and industrial automation
  • Experience working with customers on quotes, proposals and solutions development
  • Knowledge of Siemens products or competitors motion & automation products is a plus

Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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