Full Time
South Carolina
Posted 3 months ago

Ready for your next step? If you’ve got 6-9 yrs of Controls Experience, especially in the Food & Beverage, Ingredients, Nuts, Dairy, Mining or Manufacturing industries¬†we’d like to talk to you about our new leadership opportunity overseeing our Controls team in the Southern CA area.

What you will be doing:

  • Work with customers to determine needs, keeping them informed as projects progress
  • You must be able to quickly understand manufacturing processes, which may include process control, batching, machine control, motion control, and safety systems
  • Control panel design using: PLC hardware, pneumatics, motor starters, VFDs, and servo drives
  • Develop and conduct process control training for operations and maintenance staff
  • Instrumentation specification and configuration
  • PLC programming (Rockwell, Siemens, Modicon)
  • HMI/SCADA programming (Wonderware, Rockwell, Ignition, iFIX)
  • Develop test plans and test control system components, such as: control panels, PLC programs, HMI programs, Instrumentation, and Drives
  • On-site troubleshooting of control systems
  • On-site I/O Checking and System Startup
  • Wire and configure devices on the following networks: Ethernet, DeviceNet, ControlNet, AS-i, Modbus, Modbus Plus, and Profibus
  • Read P&IDs and electrical schematics
  • Use Hart protocol and process multimeter for testing and calibration of instrumentation
  • Test/Configure/Calibrate Flow, Pressure, Temperature, Conductivity, Turbidity, and Level instruments
  • Commission and troubleshoot Variable Frequency Drives
  • Be able to travel to customer sites
  • Lead team of controls engineers

What your current skill set looks like:

  • 5yr. technical degree or certificate of completion from an accredited course (or equivalent) is preferred.
  • Good communication skills, which includes verbal skills, interpersonal skills, and technical writing
  • Experience with Vision and Barcoding systems
  • Familiar with many types of valves: electric, pneumatic, modulating, blocking, diverting and mixproof
  • Work well as a team member
  • Customer care oriented
  • Good computer skills and easily able to learn new technologies
  • Good at problem solving and troubleshooting
  • Good programming aptitude
  • Proficient with MS Office
  • Beginners knowledge in AutoCAD or AutoCAD LT preferred.
  • Experience working at food and beverage processing and minerals and mining industries, preferred
  • Project Management experience


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay


  • Controls Engineering: 5 years (Required)


  • Driver’s License (Required)

Work Location: Multiple Locations


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance


Experience level:

  • 5 years


  • Design Software: 5 years (Required)
  • PLC Controls: 5 years (Required)
  • PLC Communication Protocols: 5 years (Required)

Willingness to travel:

  • 50% (Preferred)

Work Location: On the road

Job Features

Job Category

Lead Controls Engineer

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