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Controls Engineer (II and III)

Company: Orion Talent
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Position Details:
--- Title: Controls Engineer (level II and III)
--- Location: Cedar Rapids, IA
--- Schedule/Travel: You generally will be working standard day-time hours at the plant in Cedar Rapids, though occasionally (no more than 25%) will be expected to travel to other sites for specific projects, meetings, etc.
--- Compensation:
o Target base salary -$115K - $140K (Controls Engineer III)
o Target base salary -$100K - $112K (Controls Engineer II)
o Bonuses/Additional Compensation: Annual Performance Bonus (% varies); relocation assistance available as needed.
--- Benefits: Company offers an excellent benefits package to include:
o Medical (Comprehensive PPO, two HRA Plans and an HSA plan)
o Dental (basic and comprehensive coverage)
o Vision (basic and premier coverage)
o Prescription drug coverage
o 401K with a 6% company match (Eligible to participate from day one (1) with 100% vesting in all company provided funds immediately)
o New Hire Wellness Bonus (see plan details)
o Healthcare and Dependent day care flexible spending accounts
o Livongo diabetes program
o Corporate discounts
Position Description: This role exists to provide controls engineering support to assigned product lines. The key internal customers are the project engineers, product line managers, manufacturing and purchasing departments. Key external customers include vendors, the Technical Support Team, the field service technicians and end customers. The deliverables from this role are electrical engineering design, programming for logic controllers and visualization interface, and technical support.

The individual working in this position is expected to accountable for product lines that typically will be newer and mid-market level models with occasional sale order specials and product extension assignments. A solid technical knowledge base for design and programming is established within this individual, to where you are able to handle most assignments and a standard level of technology with minimal support. You should be able to provide a reasonable amount of support and training to lower level staff on most subjects, and be able to coordinate a portion of your work through others. You should also be capable of identifying and producing moderate level standards, engineering tools, and process improvement initiatives with some direction from the Controls Manager. Some specific responsibilities include:
--- Maintain a fully documented and accurate electrical design and control programs that comply with established company and industry standards.
--- Maintain a cost balance for the electrical design that achieves the lowest base cost with the highest manufacturing efficiency and lowest warranty. This balance should also account for the highest operational efficiency and lowest maintenance requirement.
--- Produce electrical design/program changes to support sale orders, product improvements, and change requests/non-conformances for assigned product lines.
--- Provide timely, complete, and consistent technical support to internal and external business customers as required in support of assigned product lines.
--- Support the Controls Team to increase output, standardization, and repeatability of designs and programs through developing and continuously improving engineering tools and work processes.
--- Develop controls standards.
In order to be successful in this role, you should have a BS in Engineering (ideally EE and or Controls) or related technical field. Extensive relevant experience will be considered in lieu of a degree. You should have working knowledge of CAD software (specifically AutoCad and Solidworks) and be proficient with Rockwell Automation and Programming tools and Allen-Bradley hardware.

Keywords: Orion Talent, Cedar Rapids , Controls Engineer (II and III), Engineering , Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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