Controls Engineer

Lake Zurich, IL 60047

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Electrical Engineering Job Number: Ss630769415 Compensation: $90,000 / year

Job Description

Title: Control Engineer

Location: Lake Zurich

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 Summary:
  • We seek a talented Automation Engineer to join our team and play a pivotal role in building the future of our manufacturing. You'll wear many hats – designer, builder, coder – and witness your creations come to life.
Job Duties:
  • Design and optimize factory layouts to make production smoother and faster.
  • Identify areas for improvement in current processes – efficiency, quality, you name it!
  • Analyze new product designs to ensure they can be manufactured flawlessly and affordably.
  • Bring automation solutions to life – from concept to testing.
  • Document everything – designs, test results, the whole shebang.
  • Estimate costs for process upgrades and product changes.
  • Stay ahead of the curve by researching and evaluating new technologies
  • Become a champion for quality and cost reduction – Lean and Six Sigma will be your new best friends.
  • Design and develop automated systems and electromechanical equipment.
  • Craft detailed blueprints for your mechanical masterpieces.

  • A Bachelor's degree in engineering (Electrical, Mechanical, Computer, or Manufacturing).
  • At least 3 years of manufacturing experience with a deep understanding of mechatronics, automation, robotics, and various engineering systems.
  • Troubleshooting, maintaining, and repairing automation systems is your jam.
  • Bonus points if you're familiar with Allen-Bradley and IEC 61131 systems. Experience with Cognex vision systems is a plus too!

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. 


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