Controls Engineer

Chicago, IL 60185

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Machinist Job Number: ND71547471 Compensation: $106000-110000 / year

Job Description

Title: Controls Engineer

Location: West Chicago, IL 

Sterling has helped build careers for thousands for professionals like yourself. Our expert recruiters support you at every step in the process and as a Best of Staffing company, Sterling provides exciting work with exceptional employers across the U.S.

Hire Type: Direct Hire

Job Duties:
  • Coordinate resources to find root cause and fixes, manage and breakdown problems into items that can be validated.
  • Maintain PLC based control systems for manufacturing automation and instrumentation.
  • Guide designs, develop and test electrical control methods, materials, processes, and results.
  • Lead projects and assist skilled trades in electrical disciplines.
  • Support operations in electrical/controls troubleshooting and continuous improvement activities. 

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical, mechanical, controls or automation engineering. Master's Degree is a plus. Open for equivalent years of experience.
  • Electrical background (electrician or technician) preferred.
  • Experienced with Vision System
  • Working knowledge of PLC/CNC (Siemens/Allen-Bradley), ABB and FANUC Robots.
  • Lean Manufacturing experience
  • Excellent "hands on" electrical/mechanical aptitude

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. 

Meet Your Recruiter

Ashley Schmitt
Technical Recruiter

Ashley Schmitt is a dedicated and experienced Senior Recruiting Team Lead passionate about empowering individuals through career opportunities. With an impressive track record of 8 years at Sterling, she has significantly impacted the organization's talent acquisition and development strategies.

With a remarkable 12-year career in the field of recruiting, Ashley has garnered a deep understanding of the industry's dynamics and trends. She has witnessed the ever-changing job market and thrived in guiding people through its complexities. For Ashley, the most rewarding aspect of recruitment is finding people roles that can genuinely improve their professional lives.

As a Senior Recruiting Team Lead, Ashley's leadership abilities shine through as she leads her team to excel in their roles. She believes in fostering a collaborative and inclusive work environment where all team member's strengths are recognized and utilized to achieve collective success.

Advice for candidates from Ashley: “Reflect on your skill sets and what makes you happy, be realistic about your strengths and weaknesses. Strengthen your online presence and always be networking!”

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