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Controls Engineer

Chattanooga, TN 37408

Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Number: 973 Pay Rate: 85,000

Automation Technical Services

Currently, we are seeking qualified candidates for a Controls Engr/Project Manager opening to join our organization.

Day to Day role description

We are  looking for an experienced controls engineer/project leader with a strong background in manufacturing operations, robotics automation, and project leadership. The candidate will design, purchase, and implement automation projects. In addition to helping coach project team-members through implementations.


As the Controls Engineer/Project Manager you will be accountable for:
  • Improving the speed and implementation to our customer base.
  • Ensuring that new manufacturing processes are flexible in design to accommodate long range new product cadence plans.
  • Providing automation controls expertise and coaching to project teams as they solve problems.
  • Working closely with each of the manufacturing operations and outside vendors to define, and or design electrical aspects of projects.
  • Serving as a champion for workforce safety.
  • Working closely with the customer-based engineering groups to ensure that fabrication equipment is in alignment with each unique standard.
  • Delivering effective presentations and reporting on performance to the established key stakeholders.
  • Employing strong leadership, objective setting, development, and appraising individual performance of your team members
  • Staying abreast of new automation technologies.




  • 2-5 years of robotics automation integration experience a plus (CAD design, programming, controls integration, vendor management, etc.). Engineer level a plus.
  • Excellent project management and change management skills.
  • Excellent communication, facilitation, and teamwork skills.
  • Project management planning execution skills.
  • Must be willing to travel 25-35% of the time. 90% of travel local with 100-mile radius.
  • Must be self-starter and be able to make quick decisions.
  • Must have development knowledge of robotic platform, PLC Platform, HMI development, sensors, servo, and cabinet layouts.
  • Must have a demonstrated history of success working in a matrix managed environment.
  • Must have demonstrated success in translating technical concepts to commonly used business language.
  • Must understand AutoCAD, Solidworks electrical, and MS Office.
  • Must understand Control Logix, Siemens software. 



Benefits: Competitive salary, medical, dental, vision, matching 401K, paid holidays and vacation.

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