Controls Engineer

Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Controls Engineering Job Number: PR678793518 Compensation: $90000-110000 / year

Job Description

Job Posting: Controls Engineer

Pay Range: $90-$110k depending on experience.

Company Description: We are an innovative automation solutions company located in Buffalo Grove, Illinois. We are looking for individuals excited about applying state-of-the-art engineering, automation, and robotics solutions to help solve our customer’s complicated manufacturing needs.

Job Summary: As a Controls Engineer, you will play a crucial role in the design, development, and implementation of custom automation solutions for our clients. This position offers a dynamic and challenging work environment, where you will have the opportunity to work on diverse projects from concepting to installation. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams and utilize your creativity to apply current technology to address unique manufacturing challenges.


  • Lead the controls design process from inception to on-site installation and end-user training
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams throughout the entire development process
  • Ensure timely and budget-compliant shipment of designed machines
  • Prepare comprehensive documentation, including end-user instructions
  • Travel to customer sites to oversee installation, provide training, and troubleshoot issues


  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field or equivalent work experience
  • Previous experience in a similar field or role
  • Strong analytical skills and a passion for problem-solving
  • Proficiency in research, reading, and following instructions
  • Solid understanding of electrical theory
  • Knowledge of software development and binary logic
  • Willingness to travel up to 20% within the United States and internationally
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship

Preferred Qualifications (for experienced candidates):

  • Experience in project leadership and customer relations
  • Hardware design experience, preferably using AutoCAD Electrical
  • Familiarity with industrial safety standards
  • In-depth understanding of one or more of the following technologies:
    • Fanuc robot
    • Siemens S7-1500
    • Rockwell Logix 5000
    • Industrial Vision Systems

Join Our Team: We foster a collaborative and growth-oriented work environment that values innovation and customer satisfaction. We believe in empowering our team members to think creatively and go above and beyond to serve our customers. If you are passionate about controls engineering, possess a curious mind, and thrive in a dynamic environment, we would love to hear from you.

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