26 days old

Controls Engineer

Kelly Services
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
The Controls Engineer develops the electrical design for automated equipment according to customer and internal specification, including developing and programming automated equipment hardware and software. This individual must be capable of being the Controls Engineering Lead on any size machine or replication project, including large (> $1.5M), multi-module systems.

This is a direct-hire opportunity with some work-from-home ability. Limited travel (up to 25%) may be required depending on project scope.


+ Lead the development of controls architecture for large multiple module system and the engineering team.

+ Program control and vision systems for cam, servo, and air operated stations, along with test and electrical devices.

+ Ensure the electrical design and software architecture is functional, robust and cost effective.

+ Innovate and use good judgment to incorporate company standards and regulatory requirements.

+ Research and specify appropriate purchased and preferred components.

+ Create electrical wiring schematics, flow diagrams, panel layouts, bill of materials, organize release packages and update schematics.

+ Participate in internal and customer design reviews, installations and service calls when needed.

+ Guide Electricians in wiring and codes. Support software validation requirements.

+ Work with suppliers to find/develop the most functional and economical solutions to design issues.

+ Participate in the Project Execution Plan meeting, developing the controls engineering execution plan. Work under the confines of the project schedule and budget.

+ Problem-solve with Mechanical Builders and Electricians, debug software issues, and update all appropriate documentation.

+ Work closely with Mechanical Engineering and Assembly and exhibit objectivity and openness to others views.

+ Help guide and mentor Controls Engineers with the execution of their projects.

+ Contribute to the development and maintenance of company internal and international standards.

+ Set and maintain departmental goals in keeping with company objectives.

+ Support and participate in quality management program.

+ Provide necessary documentation and support for machinery operating manuals.

+ Make recommendations for quality and cost improvements.


+ Degree in electrical engineering, engineering related field or equivalent experience.

+ Six or more (6+) years of automation experience.

+ Proficiency in Allen Bradley PLCs, HMIs, Servo control and electrical design. Exposure to machine vision systems (Cognex or Keyence) preferred.

+ Can operate computers, including programs such as Eplan, AutoCAD, Solid Works, Microsoft Office Suite, etc.

+ Can operate fax machine, copiers and printers/plotters, etc.

+ Able to use inspection and measuring tools such as scales, calipers, micrometers, multi-meters, dB meters, etc.

+ Ability to travel up to 25% (domestic and international)

**Why Kelly** **** **Engineering?**

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. At Kelly Engineering, our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. We connect you with leading organizations where you can collaborate on innovative projects, work with cutting-edge technologies and accelerate your growth. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects or are looking for a long-term opportunity, were here to guide you to the next step in your engineering career.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.
Posted: 2022-07-20 Expires: 2022-09-10

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