Contols Engineer

Downers Grove, IL 60515

Employment Type: Contract to Perm Job Category: Controls Engineering Job Number: Dj60700189 Compensation: $32-34 / hour

Job Description

Title: Controls Engineer 
Location: Downers Grove, IL  - Hybrid once training is completed
Pay Rate: $40/hr -$45/hr  

  • Developing PLC and HMI programming primarily using Allen-Bradley/Rockwell systems, while also adapting to other systems as needed.
  • Collaborating with the team to design and create HMI screen graphics that enhance user experience and functionality.
  • Assisting in the integration of cobots with adjacent machinery as per customer specifications.
  • Contributing to component selection and estimation during the quotation phase of panel projects.
  • Participating in start-up activities related to controls programming at customer sites as available.
  • Becoming proficient in utilizing PCSCHEMATIC electrical CAD software for schematic design.
  • Creating electrical panel layouts and schematic drawings based on the project Bill of Material.
  • Expanding the library of electrical symbols and components within PCSCHEMATIC for the U.S. market.
  • Potentially providing technical support to PCSCHEMATIC customers via email or phone.
  • At least 5 years of practical experience in PLC and HMI programming.
  • A Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Electrical Engineering (preferred).
  • Proficiency in Allen-Bradley/Rockwell programming.
  • Ability to travel to customer sites for start-up activities approximately 2-3 times per year (25% travel).
  • Familiarity with electrical CAD software, particularly PCSCHEMATIC (preferred).
  • Knowledge of concepts such as PID loops, pump lead-lag, totalization, and SCADA (preferred).
  • Familiarity with cobot programming is a plus.
Work Schedule:
  • Day Shift: 7:30 am – 4:00 pm 
  • Start and end times are negotiable based on commute circumstances.

Meet Your Recruiter

An-Denise McBride
Commercial One Division Team Leader / Lead Recruiter

An-Denise McBride is an accomplished Team Leader and Lead Recruiter within the Commercial Division at Sterling. With an impressive career spanning over 12 dedicated years at Sterling and an extensive 21-year tenure in recruiting, An-Denise is a seasoned professional who finds profound joy in fostering lasting connections and guiding individuals toward fulfilling career paths.

In her multifaceted role as a Team Leader and Lead Recruiter, An-Denise leverages her wealth of experience to excel within the Commercial Division. Her profound understanding of the recruitment landscape empowers her to expertly connect candidates with roles that align with their qualifications and resonate with their career aspirations. As a leader, she plays a pivotal role in mentoring and nurturing the growth of her team, sharing her insights and wisdom to foster success.

What An-Denise finds most fulfilling about her role is the opportunity to connect with diverse individuals and build enduring relationships. She understands that recruitment isn't just about filling positions but guiding candidates toward the right career paths. Witnessing the growth and success of these candidates over time brings her a unique sense of fulfillment inherent to her profession.

An-Denise's role as a recruiter also allows her to stay at the forefront of industry trends, company cultures, and the ever-evolving job market. Her commitment to staying updated and engaged ensures that her candidates receive the most valuable guidance and insights, enriching their career journeys.

An-Denise's advice to job seekers is grounded in open-mindedness and adaptability. While clear career goals are important, she encourages individuals to explore opportunities that may not align perfectly with their initial visions. The dynamic job market often unveils unexpected paths that can lead to incredible growth and learning experiences.

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