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Control Systems Engineer

Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Date Posted: 03-06-2018
Control Systems Engineer

DISHER is currently partnering with a global material handling and logistic solutions company on their need for a Control Systems Engineer in Grand Rapids, Michigan. In this role, you will be responsible for the successful processing of controls components, assemblies and sub-assemblies within a customer order. This includes working within the specified budget scope, schedule, performance and helping to ensure the availability of the delivered system.

What it’s like to work here:
This growing, global company offers a stable work environment where you will have the opportunity to work on cross-functional, collaborative teams. The leadership team at this company has a clear strategic direction and is passionate about seeing their employees grow and develop in their individual career paths. While working here you will also have the opportunity to work at the company’s other global locations as well as partner with a variety of Fortune 500 companies.

What you will get to do:
  • Responsible for controls component design from order handover to end of warranty.
  • Work with others to plan resource requirements for projects.
  • Collaborate within a team environment to finalize equipment onsite component and assembly layout.
  • Creates functional specifications for/with the customer.
  • Collaborate closely with the Controls Hardware Engineer regarding schedule and design layout accuracy.
  • Work with Controls Integration Manager for 3rd party component interfaces.
  • Create site specifications for controls cabinet construction and electrical installation.
What will make you successful:
  • Associates in Electrical Engineering (Bachelor’s degree preferred) or equivalent experience, 5+ years’ experience in Electrical Controls Engineering.
  • Experience working and leading in a team environment with a fixed schedule.
  • Ideal candidate will have 5+ years in the automated material handling industry with some construction/installation experience. Experience with NEC compliance a plus.
  • Must be able to use common design tools, such as AutoCAD and MS Office Suite and have PLC hardware and networking knowledge.
  • Willingness to travel up to 20% of the time for training and project support. 

What’s next?
Apply for this position here: www.disher.com/careers
DISHER is a full-service product development and engineering services firm in East and West Michigan and Indianapolis, Indiana. Our engineering team is highly technical and diversified, serving in a variety of markets including automotive, office furniture, alternative energy, and medical. Our capabilities span from napkin through launch, providing numerous opportunities for us to partner with clients in product and process development, as well as in talent identification and attraction.
Learn about other DISHER opportunities here: http://DISHERdesign.catsone.com/careers
Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. 
Keywords: Controls Engineer, AutoCAD, EPLAN, NEC, material handling, industrial automation, Electrical Engineering, Electrical Controls.  
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