Controls Engineer


Located in Springfield, OH

Controls Engineer - Metal Casting Automation

State-of-the-art casting facility is seeking a talented Controls Engineer to join our team and drive automation across our manufacturing processes.

$75K to $85K depending on experience

Job Summary:
As a Controls Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, programming, and integrating industrial control systems to streamline and optimize our metal casting operations. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to implement cutting-edge automation solutions that enhance efficiency, quality, and safety.

Key Responsibilities:
- Design and develop PLC, HMI, and SCADA systems for automated casting processes
- Program and configure industrial robots, motion controllers, and vision systems
- Integrate control systems with existing manufacturing equipment and IT infrastructure
- Troubleshoot and maintain control systems, ensuring optimal performance
- Collaborate with production, maintenance, and engineering teams to identify areas for improvement
- Stay updated with the latest industrial automation technologies and best practices

Required Qualifications:
- Degree in Electrical/Electronics Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field or equivalent experience
- 3+ years of experience as a Controls Engineer in manufacturing or automation environments
- Proficiency in programming languages such as Ladder Logic, C++, Python, or similar
- Familiarity with industrial communication protocols (e.g., Ethernet/IP, Profinet, Modbus)
- Knowledge of control system design principles and industry standards (e.g., IEC 61131-3)
- Experience with industrial robots, vision systems, and motion control applications
- Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
- Excellent communication and collaboration abilities

Preferred Qualifications:
- Experience in the metal casting or foundry industry
- Knowledge of process control and instrumentation systems
- Familiarity with lean manufacturing principles and methodologies
- Certification in industrial automation or control systems

Express Office: Springfield
2200 North Limestone Street
Suite 116
Springfield, OH 45503
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